Media

29 March 2022
New data revealing disparities in access to water and sanitation by ethnic group offer a powerful tool to help policymakers, program managers, and advocates take action to leave no one behind — the transformative promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and a central focus of USAID Samantha Power’s vision for inclusive development....
28 March 2022
On Monday, 28 March 2022, 10-11:15 AM EDT, the CoP on Poverty and Inequality, the Inclusive Growth Team, the Human Development Report Office and the World Inequality Lab are co-organizing a seminar to present the World Inequality Report 2022 and explore innovative approaches connecting inequality data and social protection stemming from two recent...
31 January 2022
2022 Special Report on Human Security New threats to human security in the Anthropocene: Demanding greater solidarity Tuesday, 8 February 2022 8:00am EST/ 1:00pm GMT RSVP HERE Despite people on average living longer, healthier, and wealthier lives, these advances have not succeeded in increasing people’s sense of security. This is true for...
22 November 2021
[SPANISH] | [FRENCH] New York, 22 November 2021 - COVID-19 has exacted a terrible toll on lives and livelihoods around the world. But this is no passing phase. The pandemic is a window into a new reality – the Anthropocene - in which complexity and uncertainty are defining features. Planned for release towards the end of the second quarter of...
29 October 2021
How large are global carbon inequalities and what can we do about it? A new study “Climate Change & the Global Inequality of Carbon Emissions” provides novel findings on carbon emissions of individuals, based on a newly assembled set of economic inequality and environmental data available on the World Inequality Database (www.wid.world). This...
28 September 2021
The 2021 Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) Report will be released digitally on 7 October 2021 at 11:30am New York time. You can register to follow the launch event on Zoom HERE. The global MPI is jointly produced by UNDP and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). The index complements monetary-based measures of poverty,...
16 July 2021
The idea that climate change can trigger conflict has captured the popular imagination, but it is sometimes dismissed by conflict analysts. In a sense, both views are correct. Pinpointing the true causes of a conflict is rarely straightforward. Most acts of aggression are deeply rooted in grievances and perceived injustices. The significance that...