Human Development

Build, Employ and Protect: Using Social Protection to Invest in People in a Changing World
Build, Employ and Protect: Using Social Protection to Invest in People in a Changing World
World Bank In a small community off the coast of Sierra Leone, Salamatou Bangura often struggled to feed her children.
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Developing a Global 'Immune Response' to 21st Century Challenges
Developing a Global ‘Immune Response’ to 21st Century Challenges
Bas Leurs Tackling social and environmental challenges in a deeply interconnected world requires a new way of working. A recent
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Migration, Displacement and the SDGs at the High Level Political Forum
Migration, Displacement and the SDGs at the High Level Political Forum
Owen Shumba The High-level Political Forum (HLPF) which was recently held in New York City had the theme ‘Empowering People
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Megatrends, Future Projects Discussed at Close of 2019 ECOSOC Cycle
Megatrends, Future Projects Discussed at Close of 2019 ECOSOC Cycle
Faye Leone The UN Economic and Social Council discussed projections for the future of the SDGs, drawing on research on
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SDG 8 Review Highlights Need for Life-long Learning, Leaving No Worker Behind
SDG 8 Review Highlights Need for Life-long Learning, Leaving No Worker Behind
Lynn Wagner, Ph.D. Delegates at the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) discussed
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SDG 13 HLPF Review Highlights Linkages with SDGs 5, 7, 8 and 16
SDG 13 HLPF Review Highlights Linkages with SDGs 5, 7, 8 and 16
Lynn Wagner, Ph.D. Delegates at the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) discussed
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“Profound Change” Needed for Social Inclusion of Survivors of Trafficking, Says UN Rights Expert
Report from UN Human Rights Council In a statement to mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the UN Special
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IOM: Most Victims Trafficked Internationally Cross Official Border Points
IOM: Most Victims Trafficked Internationally Cross Official Border Points
Report from IOM Geneva – On the occasion of World Day against Trafficking in Persons (30/07), new data released by
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Secretary-General’s Message
Secretary-General’s Message
Human trafficking is a heinous crime that affects every region of the world. Some 72 per cent of detected victims
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World Day against Trafficking in Persons 30 July 2019
World Day against Trafficking in Persons 30 July 2019
“On this World Day against Trafficking in Persons, let us reaffirm our commitment to stop criminals from ruthlessly exploiting people
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World Day against Trafficking in Persons 30 July 2019
World Day against Trafficking in Persons 30 July 2019
UNIC Background There is no country which is not hit by human trafficking. Traffickers from across the world have targeted
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Human Trafficking Risks in the Context of Migration
Human Trafficking Risks in the Context of Migration
The link between trafficking in persons in the context of large movements of people has been established by the UN
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