HDialogue

25 Mayo 2017 | Jacob Assa, Policy Specialist, UNDP/HDRO

The Second Forum on Financing for Development is taking place in New York, with a focus on mobilizing means of implementation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). How can we ensure that investments in human development are not forgotten?

24 Mayo 2017 | Melinda Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

I was asked last year to select one photograph that has profoundly influenced my life. I chose an image known as Migrant Mother— a haunting picture of a woman named Florence Owens Thompson sitting with three of her children in their makeshift home, a rudimentary tent.

17 Mayo 2017 | Admir Jahic and Dharshani Seneviratne

Wouldn’t it be great to have access a treasure trove of development research and thinking wherever and whenever you want it? Well the wait is over with the new Human Development App.

02 Mayo 2017 | Mirna Cunningham Kai, indigenous peoples rights activist and former chairperson of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

From my lifelong experiences, being an advocate for the rights of some of the most marginalized peoples, allow me to share what I have learned and come to see as essential elements to ensure peaceful societies and sustainable development in a plural world.

Celebrating diversity

22 Abril 2017 | Olafur Eliasson, Artist and founder of Little Sun

My son recently asked me whether he had saved much CO2 from being emitted into the air by using the Little Sun solar lamp I designed. He also wanted to know why, if a tonne of CO2 weighs so much, it does not drop to the ground. And where is it?

12 Abril 2017 | Marion Osieyo

Inequality within countries is a profound challenge to well-functioning societies. The international development community’s latest effort to tackle this challenge is the desire to Leave No One Behind.

29 Marzo 2017 |

In past decades, there has been significant progress in human development levels in almost every country; but millions of people have not benefited from this progress. Who has been left behind and why?

23 Marzo 2017 |

Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled.

22 Marzo 2017 |

I am delighted to join Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at this launch of the 2016 Human Development Report here in Stockholm. Sweden has long championed human development, and the results of its commitment and investments are reflected in its very high ranking on the Human Development Index.