There is a charming anecdote about the German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss.
¿Cómo ha influido en el desarrollo humano del debate sobre el desarrollo en los últimos 25 años? ¿Cómo guidao la formulacion de politicas y propiciado el cambio a nivel estatal?¿Cuáles son los retos que se avecinan? Líderes de opinión en materia de desarrollo reflexionan sobre estos temas en una serie especial del blog HDialogue.
Centuries of irrigated agriculture and rice farming have been embedded in Sri Lanka’s cultural traditions, enriching the lives of her people in all aspects. The relevance of these traditional occupations to the demands of a modern economy has to be defined now.
El Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano (IDH) de 2016 será la 25ª edición de esta publicación.
Reducing the risk of climate change requires large and rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, most of which are caused by the burning of fossil energy sources (1).
In the quarter-century since the publication in 1990 of the first Human Development Report, the world has made astounding strides in reducing poverty and improving the health, education, and living conditions of hundreds of millions of people.
The Millennium Development Goals and the post-2015 Agenda for Sustainable Development have drawn attention to the world’s 20 million recyclers.
Sunday marks the United Nations’ 5th International Day of Happiness. Few people are against the pursuit of happiness, but many argue that governments – and international organisations for that matter – have no business in setting happiness as a public policy goal.
The global record on gender equality remains mixed with progress on many fronts, but gaps remaining in others.
Paid parental leave is one of the most important benefits of flexibility extended to working parents, especially when mandatory paternity leave policies are implemented.
The Human Development Report, 2015 highlights a contradiction: it is care work mostly undertaken by women - that makes possible much of the paid work that drives the market economy.