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High-Level meeting on Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World

We are living through the most traumatic socio-economic crisis in modern times, both in terms of amplitude and depth, since the 1929 Great Depression.  


2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

COVID-19 and its unprecedented effects on human development are a wake-up call to the potential consequences for people’s wellbeing from the relentless pressure we are placing on nature and the…  


COVID-19 and Human Development: Exploring global preparedness and vulnerability

COVID-19 crisis is more than a global health emergency; it is a systemic human development crisis, reflecting our interaction with the ecosystem we are part of, which is already affecting the economic…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit the impacts of this unprecedented crisis: closing the digital divide would reduce by more than two-thirds the number of children currently not…  


COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities among countries in ability to cope and recover

Indicators such as the level of poverty, healthcare capacity, access to internet and social protection can portray how severe the effects of the COVID-19 crisis might be in each of 189 countries.  


Presentation of 2019 Human Development Report

Presentation of 2019 Human Development Report  


Human Development Report 2019

In every country many people have little prospect for a better future. They are without hope, purpose or dignity, watching from society’s sidelines as they see others pulling ahead to ever greater…  


To answer global protests, tackle new inequalities: 2019 Human Development Report

The 2019 Human Development Report, entitled “Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st Century,” says that just as the gap in basic living standards…  


2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

The report, to be released in the last quarter of the year, will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the 21st Century.  


25th Anniversary of the Human Security concept

Keynote Speech: Reflections on the past 25 years since the Human Development Report of 1994  

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