• The Millennium Development Goals Report 2012
    Jul 2, 2012

    Three important targets on poverty, slums and water have been met three years ahead of 2015, says this year’s Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Meeting the remaining targets, while challenging, is possible ─ but only if Governments do not waiver from their commitments made over a decade ago.

  • Arab Human Development Report 2009
    May 26, 2009

    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.

  • Sustainable Development: Time For Action
    Jun 1, 2012

    The UN Conference on Sustainable Development – popularly referred to as Rio+20 – will be held on 20-22 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The agenda will focus on transition to green economy with an emphasis on poverty reduction, access to efficient and renewable energy for all, protection of our water resources and eco systems as well as food security.

  • Energy Access In Developing Countries
    Jun 6, 2012

    Policies and national programmes must be drastically enhanced to tackle in any significant way energy poverty. This cannot be done effectively without a clear understanding of the energy access situation in countries, including understanding regional and national trends, rural/urban disparities, and the range of energy sources typically used in the households of the poor. Yet, existing global data sets and reports often provide insufficient information on energy access, focusing instead mostly on energy production and consumption

  • UNDP Annual Report 2007
    May 10, 2007

    To address the needs of vulnerable groups affected by an increase in globalization, the United Nations attempts to provide a more inclusive, coherent, and single voiced response to global challenges. This report outlines their efforts in this regard.