Human Development
  • Dec 14, 2015

    This year’s Human Development Report explores how work can enhance human development, given that the world of work is changing fast and that substantial human development challenges remain. The Report takes a broad view of work, including voluntary work and creative work, thus going beyond jobs. And it examines the link between work and human development, focusing on care work as well as paid work and discussing sustainable work.

  • Arab Knowledge Report 2014
    Dec 18, 2014

    The integration of the youth and the localisation of knowledge in the Arab World is a vital issue for the present and the future. In addressing this issue, the current report offers a pivotal step in the journey towards establishing the knowledge society, for which the Arab youth are the main pillar. It is a quest to enable the Arab youth to actively participate in achieving sustainable human development in their countries through the wide horizons of the knowledge society.

  • Aug 17, 2014

    The 2014 Human Development Report “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience” - shows that overall global trends in human development are positive. Yet, people at all ages are also facing threats and challenges to their wellbeing, including by natural or human-induced disasters and crises.

  • Expanding Youth Opportunities in the Arab Region
    Nov 12, 2013

    This paper examines the social and economic development outcomes linked to youth in the Arab region, and evaluates the performance of Arab governments in responding to the needs of the young generation. The 100 million young men and women in the region face very high unemployment and under-employment, as almost one third of active youth in the Arab world are unemployed, and informal and unpaid family work is pervasive

  • Mar 14, 2013

    The 2013 Human Development Report examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising powers of the developing world – and its implications for human development. The South is developing at a pace unprecedented in human history, with hundreds of millions of people being lifted out of poverty in developing nations and billions more poised to join a new global middle class.

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