The NHDR 2003 focusses on defining Human Security in Latvia. As a result of Latvia's transition from the Soviet occupation to a market economy after its independence, the people of Latvia has experienced substantive changes in their lives in the past ten years.
The first-ever Afghanistan Human Development Report shows economy, education improving, but poverty, inequality and instability threaten progress. The new Afghan Government together with the international community must act now to prevent relapse.
The report addresses the issue of pauperisation and poverty and intends to frame solutions to assist communities and individuals who find themselves on the road to poverty. Today, all classes of the Haitian society are experiencing vulnerability and this issue refers to a nation-wide phenomenon.