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Arab Human Development Report 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. They also identify disadvantaged groups of population and regions and suggest policies, more

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Energy Subsidies in the Arab World

The policy of maintaining tight control of domestic energy prices has characterized the political and economic environment in most Arab countries, together with many other parts of the world, for decades. The objectives behind such a policy range from overall welfare objectives such as expanding more

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Human Development Report 2010

The first Human Development Report in 1990 opened with the simply stated premise that has guided all subsequent Reports: “People are the real wealth of a nation.” By backing up this assertion with an abundance of empirical data and a new way of thinking about and measuring development, the more

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Human Development Report 2011

Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human more

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Human Development Report 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 more

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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