Human Development


Toolkit for Parliamentarians on Human Development

This publication serves to raise the awareness of both the Legislative chamber’s deputies, and the Senators of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, in regards to the relevance of the human development paradigm to the three core functions of parliament. These functions include law-making,more


‘Human Development’ Textbook

This textbook introduces the basics principles of the ‘Human Development’ concept as a separate discipline, including its theoretical and applied aspects. The textbook reflects the results of modern scientific research and empirical developments of current human development issues at global,more


The idea and vision of Human Development is that the true wealth of a country is in its people. Human beings should be seen as the ends in themselves, rather than the means to achieving progress within the socio-economic development of a country. The Human Development concept is about broadening people’s choices and enhancing their capabilities and freedoms, enabling them to live long and healthy lives, have access to knowledge and a decent standard of living. Extensive work has been conducted by UNDP to promote Human Development in Uzbekistan.