In Arab countries, a widespread lack of human security undermines human development, according to the Arab Human Development Report 2009: Challenges to Human Security in the Arab Countries. This report is prepared by independent scholars drawn from the region.
The NHDR 2003 focusses on defining Human Security in Latvia. As a result of Latvia's transition from the Soviet occupation to a market economy after its independence, the people of Latvia has experienced substantive changes in their lives in the past ten years.
The first-ever Afghanistan Human Development Report shows economy, education improving, but poverty, inequality and instability threaten progress. The new Afghan Government together with the international community must act now to prevent relapse.