Human Development

Human Development for Everyone (7)
Human Development for Everyone (6)
The 2016 Human Development Report in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme
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Why Biodiversity Matters: Mapping the Linkages between Biodiversity and the SDGs
Why Biodiversity Matters: Mapping the Linkages between Biodiversity and the SDGs
FAO Biodiversity is a concept difficult to understand or appreciate, let alone regulate and communicate. Defined in the Convention on
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How Islamic Finance can Build Resilience to Climate Change
How Islamic Finance can Build Resilience to Climate Change
Maram AhmedFellow, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London In arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs), extreme weather
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Is Blockchain Overhyped? 5 Challenges to Getting Projects off the Ground
Is Blockchain Overhyped? 5 Challenges to Getting Projects off the Ground
Sheila Warren Project Head, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology, WEF Ooover the past few years, there has been a great
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Abu Dhabi Meeting Takes Stock of Progress Ahead of UN Climate Action Summit
Abu Dhabi Meeting Takes Stock of Progress Ahead of UN Climate Action Summit
Leila Mead Thematic Expert for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (US) The Abu Dhabi Preparatory Meeting for the UN Secretary
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New Data Challenges Traditional Notions of ‘Rich’ and ‘Poor’
New Data Challenges Traditional Notions of ‘Rich’ and ‘Poor’
UNDP and OPHI Of the 1.3 billion people who are multi dimensionally poor, more than two-thirds of them—886 million—live in
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Human Development for Everyone (7)
Human Development for Everyone (1)
Human Development Report Human development is all about human freedoms: freedom to realize the full potential of every human life,
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LDCs, LLDCs Share Perspectives on Inclusiveness, Equality
LDCs, LLDCs Share Perspectives on Inclusiveness, Equality
Catherine Benson Wahlén, Thematic Expert for Human Development (US) The UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) discussed challenges
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Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship – Book Review
Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship – Book Review
Austerity in the UK is intensifying the gulf between rights available to low-income and high-income citizens Heather Mew Daniel Edmiston’s Welfare,
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Not the Gig Economy: on the Immense Value of the Growing Freelancer ‘Project Economy’
Not the Gig Economy: on the Immense Value of the Growing Freelancer ‘Project Economy’
Andrew Burke Everyone knows about the ‘gig economy’. In fact, the term is so widely used in the media, it
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Managing Transformations for Sustainable Development
Managing Transformations for Sustainable Development
Adam Fishman, Thematic Expert for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (US) Several reports launched in June and July 2019 call
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Massive Reforestation is Key to Averting a Climate Catastrophe
Massive Reforestation is Key to Averting a Climate Catastrophe
Mark Maslin Professor of Earth System Science, UCL Restoring the world’s forests on an unprecedented scale is “the best climate
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