Manama launches the Human Development Report 2013 in Manama

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. Mr. Peter Grohmann, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, accompanied by Government more


Mapping of Climate Change Threats and Human Development Impacts in the Arab Region

The aim of this report is to present a comprehensive desk review and mapping exercise for an overview of the impact of climate change on the Arab region. The report is based on existing literature from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), technical papers and expert reports about more


Palestinian Human Development Report 2009/10: "Investing in Human Security for a Future State"

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. By utilizing the concept of human security, the PHDR 2009/10 calls for reconsideration of the State-building process in more


Population Levels, Trends and Policies in the Arab Region: Challenges and Opportunities

The major aim of this study is to provide an overview of population levels and trends as well as population policies for the 22 countries and areas of the Arab Region since 1970. The study also considers future population prospects in the Region to mid-century and the implications of these trends more


The 2011 Human Development Report casts light on the links between sustainability and equity

  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”.  One day after its global launch, the long awaiting report was launched in Beirut on 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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