Kazakhstan has launched a new NHDR on: New Technologies for Human Development in Kazakhstan. The report throws light on new, previously overlooked challenges related to technological development in Kazakhstan.
The 2006 UNDP Human Development Report for Croatia entitled: Unplugged: Faces of Social Exclusion in Croatia, presented today in Zagreb, offers the first ever comprehensive analysis of social exclusion issues in Croatia and examines the ways in which individuals and groups of people may find them
This report assesses Timor-Leste's human development progress in the context of the Millennium Development Goals. Then it focuses more specifically on poverty and the ways of reducing it, particularly through integrated rural development.
The third NHDR analyzes international trade and human development. Increasing international trade can benefit the economy and people of Lao PDR. But the benefits will depend on the nature and terms of trade, on government policy, and on the policies of trading partners.
"The Niger Delta is a region suffering from administrative neglect, crumbling social infrastructure and services, high unemployment, social deprivation, abject poverty, filth and squalor, and endemic conflict," says the report.