Human Development Reports

  • Papua New Guinea National Human Development ReportNov 26, 2014This report aims to provide information and national as well as international case study experiences to assist decision-making in the country.

  • 2014 Human Development Report2014 Human Development ReportJul 24, 2014The 2014 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by UNDP since 1990 as independent, empirically grounded analyses of major development issues, trends and policies. The report also contains the Human Development Index (HDI)

  • Human Development Report for Latin America 2013-2014Human Development Report for Latin America 2013-2014Nov 12, 2013This report analyzes the phenomenon of citizen security in-depth, studying successful experiences, and proposing concrete recommendations for improvements.

  • 2013 Human Development Report2013 Human Development ReportMar 14, 2013The 2013 Human Development Report – "The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World" – examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world and its long-term implications for human development.

  • Somalia Human Development Report 2012Somalia Human Development Report 2012Sep 28, 2012The new report – which is based on surveys conducted in more than 3,000 households in south central Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland - reveals that although the majority of Somali youth believe they have a right to be educated (82%) and a right to decent work (71%), they feel disempowered by multiple structural barriers built into the family, institutions, local government and society at–large.

  • Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2012Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2012May 10, 2012Asia-Pacific not only has many of the world’s most climate-exposed territories, it is also home to millions of the most vulnerable people.

  • Arab Development Challenges Report 2011Feb 21, 2012This 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.

  • Caribbean Human Development Report 2012 Caribbean Human Development Report 2012Feb 8, 2012Crime has become one of the main challenges threatening economies and livelihoods in Caribbean countries, but the right mix of policies and programmes can halt the problem, according to the Caribbean Human Development Report 2012.

  • Human Development Report 2011Human Development Report 2011Nov 2, 2011Human Development Report 2011: "Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All" argues that environmental sustainability can be most fairly and effectively achieved by addressing health, education, income, and gender disparities together with the need for global action on energy production and ecosystem protection.

  • Human Development Report 2010Human Development Report 2010Nov 20, 2010This 20th anniversary edition features introductory reflections by the Nobel Prize–winning economist Amartya Sen, who worked with series founder Mahbub ul Haq on the conception of the first Human Development Report and contributed to and inspired many successive volumes.

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