Human Development

  • Arab Development Challenges Report 2011Feb 21, 2012This second Development Challenges Report, coming at a time when the region is passing through a critical historical juncture, attempts to go beyond the numbers to uncover processes that have underpinned mutually reinforcing drivers of social, economic and political exclusion.

  • Human Development Report 2006 - Beyond scarcity: Power, poverty and the global water crisisDec 1, 2006

  • The Development AdvocateThe Development AdvocateFeb 1, 2012The first issue of The Development Advocate showcases the 12 winning entries of UNDP’s first annual storytelling competition in an easy-to-read and cost-efficient newspaper-style format.

  • Arab Knowledge Report 2010/2011Arab Knowledge Report 2010/2011Jul 21, 2012The Arab citizen lies at the heart of the process of building the desired knowledge society. The Arab Knowledge Report 2010/2011 proceeds to the stage of laying the foundations for the knowledge society by developing principles of dealing with the methodologies and mechanisms of preparing future generations to actively participate in building the knowledge society and access its vast domains. Dealing with this matter put us right in the midst of the processes of preparing and rehabilitating Arab citizens to enhance their skills; instilling values which control and direct their decisions and activities, and the methods and mechanisms of their empowerment. These maximize the opportunities of their active participation in building the knowledge society and reaping its benefits. these gains will be employed within the broader context and ultimate goal of achieving sustainable human development to support and retain the pride and dignity of the Arab people.

  • UNDP Annual Report 2008UNDP Annual Report 2008May 10, 2008The 2008 Annual Report details UNDP’s engagements in supporting countries to develop the capacity of their people and institutions to improve lives and accelerate human development.

Human Development Report 2011

Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human Development Report.

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Arab Human Development Report
Challenges for Human Security in the Arab Region

Arab Human Development Reports (AHDRs) engage institutions and citizens in the Arab countries in global concerns so as to build understanding and consensus around regional and national development priorities.