Posts Tagged United Nations Development Programme

Caribbean: Rethinking Progress in Sustainable Development Era…

“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

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Measuring Human Development in the Future…

Human Development Index (HDI), the signature index of the Human Development Reports (HDR), captures headlines across the globe, as countries track their progress in education, health and income. Although the HDI is not a comprehensive measure of human development, it is a broader assessment of human well-being and it shows how, human development measures have […]

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Safer Farming Practices Aids in Crisis Prevention…

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

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Human Development Report 2015 | UNDP

Summary Work, not just jobs or employment, is crucial for human progress: Of the world’s 7.3 billion people, 3.2 billion are in jobs, and many others engage in unpaid care, creative and voluntary work as well as other activities or prepare themselves as future workers Le rapport plaide pour une notion de travail élargie au-delà […]

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Ending LGBTI discrimination is key to achieving SDGs

The recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals embody a powerful commitment to achieving a life of dignity for all. This includes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. That’s why we at UNDP are pleased to join in the UN statement on ending violence and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. Source: Ending […]

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MDGs produced most successful anti-poverty movement in history: UN report | UNDP…

Summary: The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have produced the most successful anti-poverty movement in history and will serve as a springboard for the new sustainable development agenda to be adopted this year, according to the final MDG report launched… by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Read the article here at undp.org: MDGs produced most successful […]

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Latin America and the Caribbean in the Post 2015 Development Agenda…

“(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 […]

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UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017…

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 […]

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Millennium Development Goals Report 2013 – IntDevCommunities | IntDevCommunities

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.  

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The Millennium Development Goals…

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 […]

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How do you measure development…

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 […]

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