Posts Tagged United Nations Development Programme
“United Nations Assistant Secretary General and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean…” Source ipsnews.net: Caribbean: Rethinking Progress in Sustainable Development Era Advertisements
The following is a UNDP report from Trinidad and Tobago: Much has changed in three generations of farming in Trinidad’s Northern Range – a range of tall hills that rise abruptly from the island’s lowlands and spread between its western and eastern coasts… Source tt.undp.org: Safer Farming Practices Aids in Crisis Prevention
“(October 30, 2013) New York – Ambassadors from the Group of Latin American and Caribbean Countries in the United Nations, civil society representatives, and UN System agencies from the region are meeting to discuss the way ahead for the post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations and the role the different stakeholders should play in shaping and facilitating the implementation of […]
Source: Changing with the World: UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-17… “The world is going through an unprecedented transition. The global balance of power is shifting, extreme poverty has dropped to historic lows, more people than ever before now live in cities, and new technologies are revolutionising social behaviours and entire industries…” This document can be downloaded […]
From International Development Communities: The following is an update on the recently released UNDP progress report on the status of the Millennium Development Goals… Millennium Development Goals Report 2013 – IntDevCommunities | IntDevCommunities.
After considering quantitative analyses for development such as GDP (Gross Domestic Product) or HDI (Human Development Index), it was realized that development could not remain a quantitative measure only. Therefore, at the turn of the millennium, a new theory was considered, that of actually creating specific objectives and stipulating targets for countries. This new measure would […]
Over the years, many attempts have been made to measure development, especially due to this concepts economic importance. Though such a task may seem impossible, there must be some factor, some form of approximation that can be employed to fulfill this. Due to the apparent importance of economic standard, the first indicator employed since around […]