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13 November 2015
We live in an incredible world, almost unimaginable to our great grandparents. We are living longer than ever before, we are healthier and many of us can look forward to an active and healthy old age.  As fertility declines and life expectancy increases, the proportion of people aged 60 and over is growing in countries rich and poor. There are...
03 November 2015
Twenty-five years ago, the state of public health for large populations was like that of a doctor trying to treat a patient without a proper diagnosis. The diseases and injuries that cut lives short and caused widespread suffering were not rigorously tracked. Back then, well-meaning advocates for different diseases published death tolls that...
28 October 2015
Adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development at the World Summit on 25-27 September 2015, the world leaders have recognized that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development. From a human development perspective...
26 October 2015
Le 14 décembre 2015, Son Excellence Hailemariam Desalegn, Premier Ministre de la République fédérale démocratique d’Ethiopie, l’Administrateur du PNUD Helen Clark et moi-même lancerons le rapport sur le développement humain 2015 intitulé Le travail au service du développement humain à Addis-Abeba, en Ethiopie. Suite à ce lancement, plusieurs...
20 October 2015
On 14 December, 2015, H.E. Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark and I shall launch the 2015 Human Development Report entitled Work for Human Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Following this launch, there will be a number of events around the world, presenting the...
19 October 2015
OSLO – In the early 1990s, when I was Prime Minister of Norway, I once found myself debating sustainable development with an opposition leader who insisted that I tell him the government’s single most important priority in that field. Frustrated, I replied that what he was asking was impossible to answer. I concluded our exchange by explaining why...
12 August 2015
El 12 de agosto es el Día Internacional de la Juventud, que en 2015 se centró en la participación cívica, porque “el compromiso y la participación de la juventud son esenciales para alcanzar un desarrollo humano sostenible. Aun así, a veces las oportunidades para que los jóvenes se comprometan política, económica y socialmente, son escasas o...