• Manama launches the Human Development Report 2013 Manama launches the Human Development Report 2013 Apr 2, 2013
    The United Nations Development Programme and the Government of Bahrain launched today the UNDP Human Development Report 2013 entitled “Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse” in Manama.

  • The 2011 Human Development Report casts light on the links between sustainability and equityThe 2011 Human Development Report casts light on the links between sustainability and equityNov 8, 2011
    How sustainability is inextricably linked to basic questions of equity is one of the main messages of this year’s Human Development Report entitled “Sustainability and Equity: A better Future for All”.

  •  National HDR in process of implementation, set to pave road for development National HDR in process of implementation, set to pave road for developmentJun 15, 2012
    Kuwait's Minister of Public Works and the Minister of the State for Planning and Development Affairs, Dr. Fadhel Safar, has applauded efforts on the achievement of implementing Kuwait's Human Development Report in collaboration with UNDP Kuwait and the Arab Planning Institute. During workshop, geared to build a platform for the report, Dr. Safar explained: "The growing number of population requires constant studying of the relationships among people building up the capacity of the workforce in keeping with the surrounding changes and developments.

  • Arab Human Development Report 2009Arab Human Development Report 2009May 26, 2009
    Arab Human Development Reports (AHDRs) engage institutions and citizens in the Arab countries in global concerns so as to build understanding and consensus around regional and national development priorities.

  • Arab Development Challenges Report 2011 - Second EditionArab Development Challenges Report 2011 - Second EditionFeb 21, 2012
    This second Development Challenges Report, coming at a time when the region is passing through a critical historical juncture, attempts to go beyond the numbers to uncover processes that have underpinned mutually reinforcing drivers of social, economic and political exclusion.

  • Arab Human Development Report 2002Arab Human Development Report 2002Sep 1, 2002
    This report, the first regional HDR for the Arab States, is the result, covering a total of 22 countries from the Maghreb to the Gulf. The report has some encouraging findings. Overall, it shows that Arab states have made substantial progress in human development over the past three decades.

  • Arab Human Development Report 2003 Building a Knowledge SocietySep 26, 2013

  • Human Development Report 2013Human Development Report 2013Mar 14, 2013
    The 2013 Human Development Report examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising powers of the developing world – and its implications for human development. The South is developing at a pace unprecedented in human history, with hundreds of millions of people being lifted out of poverty in developing nations and billions more poised to join a new global middle class.

  • Egypt Human Development Report 2010Egypt Human Development Report 2010Feb 1, 2010
    This report on youth in Egypt, as one contribution to the current international “Year of Youth’ is only one example of national efforts to draw young people into mainstream society.

  • Palestinian Human Development Report 2009/10: "Investing in Human Security for a Future State" Aug 1, 2009
    The Palestinian Human Development Report 2009/10, Investing in Human Security for a Future State, argues that human security must be the foundation of a future Palestinian state.

OUR WORK - Arab Human Development Report

The Arab Human Development Report is an independent report sponsored by UNDP and authored by leading scholars, policymakers and opinion leaders in the Arab countries. They are prepared through highly consultative processes, drawing over the years on contributions from over 200 scholars in the Arab countries, as well as consultations with youth and other stakeholders.

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