Human Development for Everyone (6)
The 2016 Human Development Report in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development ProgrammeRead more.
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 onRead more.
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 weatherRead more.
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 greatRead more.
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 SecretaryRead more.
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 inRead more.
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,Read more.
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 challengesRead more.
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,Read more.
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, itRead more.
Managing Transformations for Sustainable Development
Adam Fishman, Thematic Expert for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (US) Several reports launched in June and July 2019 callRead more.