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26 September 2019 | Margaret Carroll, UNV

Three strategies by which volunteering can make a greater contribution to reducing human development inequalities were identified during the expert seminar that was jointly organized by t

19 September 2019 | HDRO

The inclusion of the Leave No One Behind (LNOB) principle in the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 was a landmark decision. It seeks to ensure that the 2030 goals are achieved by all segments of society and that those furthest behind will be reached first.

16 September 2019 | HDRO

On 16 September, the Human Development Report Office invited Michèle Lamont, Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies and Robert I.

06 September 2019 | HDRO

On 3 September, Professor Frances Stewart, Emeritus Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford, and a member of the 2019 Human Development Report Advisory Board, led a seminar titled ‘Equality Across Generations – An Analytic and Democratic Deficit.’

18 July 2019 | HDRO and UNSSC

In the lead up to the upcoming 2019 Human Development Report (HDR) on inequality, UNOSSC and HDRO recently held a joint meeting in New York.

16 July 2019 | HDRO and DESA and UN Habitat

The importance of coordinated efforts across the UN system to tackle inequality took center stage at a recent event on the margins of the High-Level Political Forum in New York.

10 July 2019 | UNDP and OPHI

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05 July 2019 | HDRO

The 2019 global MPI, to be released on 11 July 2019, will shed light on the number of people experiencing poverty at regional, national and subnational levels, revealing vast inequalities across countries and among the poor themselves.

13 June 2019 | HDRO

The goal of reducing inequalities is enshrined in the 2030 Agenda and its central pledge of leaving no one behind, which recognizes the need for inclusion and empowerment of the most vulnerable.

10 April 2019 | HDRO

Inequality is a defining challenge of our time. But what does it really look like? Do we have the right measures of inequality? And what might this mean for societies worldwide for the rest of the 21st Century?