Amérique latine et les Caraïbes

The main focus of the report is the decentralization process in Chile and its implications for the geographic equity of human development. The authors note a strong inequality among the Chilean regions and municipalities.

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The series of national and sub-national Human Development
Reports has led to path breaking initiatives in Brazil. In 1997, leading
think tanks completed an Atlas of Human Development focusing on conditions of life in the state of Minas Gerais, further disaggregating

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Year: 1996
Type: National Reports
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Country: Argentina

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The Human Development Index has been applied for the first time in Venezuela as a result of the fifth anniversary of the UN. Their results are an important information source for planning and for restructuring and modernization of state processes.

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The main message of the 1995 HDR is that it is necessary that Human Development incorporate gender issues. If the purpose of development is to enlarge everybody’s opportunities, the ongoing exclusion of women from many opportunities of life distorts the development process totally.

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State of the Nation 1995 report’s aim is to establish an “observatory of development” that allows citizens to understand and be involved with the opportunities and potentialities of the development process, in a systematic and rigorous way.

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Year: 1995
Type: National Reports
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Country: Bolivia

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Year: 1995
Type: National Reports
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Country: Argentina

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The main subjects of this report are public expenditures, decentralization and human development. The report analyzes the provision of public resources assigned to social sectors in states of the country and their relationship to progress and deprivations in human development.

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This report provides a wide overview of Uruguay's development over the past fifteen years from a Human Development perspective. The report discusses economic growth, poverty evolution, forms and degrees of inequality and democracy.

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