Human Development Report 2014

Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience

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2014 Human Development Index

How has Human Development contributed and influenced the international debate? What are the challenges ahead? Development leaders reflect on these issues in a special series of the HDialogue blog.

13 November 2015 | Asghar Zaidi, Professor in International Social Policy, at University of Southampton

We live in an incredible world, almost unimaginable to our great grandparents. We are living longer than ever before, we are healthier and many of us can look forward to an active and healthy old age. 

03 November 2015 | Christopher J.L. Murray, Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington and Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

Twenty-five years ago, the state of public health for large populations was like that of a doctor trying to treat a patient without a proper diagno

28 October 2015 | Milorad Kovacevic, Chief Statistician at HDRO

Adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development at the World Summit on 25-27 September 2015, the world leaders have recognized that eradicatin

The 2014 Human Development Report - Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience provides a fresh perspective on vulnerability and proposes ways to strengthen resilience.

According to income-based measures of poverty, 1.2 billion people live with $1.25 or less a day. However, according to the UNDP Multidimensional Poverty Index, almost 1.5 billion people in 91 developing countries are living in poverty with overlapping deprivations in health, education and living standards. And although poverty is declining overall, almost 800 million people are at risk of falling back into poverty if setbacks occur. Many people face either structural or life-cycle vulnerabilities.

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Human Development in the News

December 14th Human Development Report Launch, Save the Date!

20 October 2015
Source: HDRO

What does human development look like? This tree will show you

30 April 2015
Source: Devex

2015 Human Development Report to Focus on Employment

05 February 2015
Source: InterPress Service

Série "Atlas Brasil 2013 - Desenvolvimento Humano em Debate": Selim Jahan

06 February 2015
Source: PNUD Brasil/YouTube

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