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(FRENCH)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.

02 Février 2016 | Robert Reich, Former United States Secretary of Labor

The argument voiced in the late 19th century over alleged “freedom of contract” was that any deal between employees and workers was perfectly fine if both sides voluntarily agreed to it. - So workers were worth no more than the wages they could command in the labour market.

18 Janvier 2016 | By Selim Jahan, Director of the Human Development Report Office and lead author of the 2015 Human Development Report

The 2015 Human Development Report (HDR) considers major changes in the world of work, affecting when, how, and where people work.

22 Décembre 2015 | Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the OECD’s Secretary-General

Until the Industrial Revolution, neither formal education nor advances in technology made much of a difference for the vast majority of people.

Helen Clark at HDR2015 launch
15 Décembre 2015 | Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator

I am delighted to welcome you to the launch of the 2015 Human Development Report. UNDP expresses its profound gratitude to Ethiopia for hosting this launch, and for His Excellency the Prime Minister’s presence here with us today to give the keynote speech and launch the report.

14 Décembre 2015 | Selim Jahan, Director of the Human development Report office and lead author of the report

Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,

13 Décembre 2015 | Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary

It gives me great pleasure to share this platform for the launch of one the most anticipated reports of every year. This year has proved pivotal for the global development agenda setting. Because Addis Ababa has played a critical role in it.

03 Novembre 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 diagnosis. The diseases and injuries that cut lives short and caused widespread suffering were not rigorously tracked.

28 Octobre 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 eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainabl

26 Octobre 2015 | Selim Jahan, Directeur du bureau pour le rapport sur le développement humain

Le 14 décembre 2015, Son Excellence Hailemariam Desalegn, Premier Ministre de la République fédérale démocratique d’Ethiopie, l’Administrateur du PNUD Helen Clark et moi-même lancerons le rapport sur le développement humain 2015 intitulé Le travail au service du développement humain à Ad

10 Juin 2015 | Professor Akihiko Tanaka

Human security has played a significant role in the global development discourse since the term was introduced in the 1994 Human Development Report. Nowhere more so than