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HUMAN DEV RPT 2009

Human Development Report 2009

Overcoming Barriers - Human Mobility and Development

Series:
Human Development Report
5 Oct 2009
For many people around the world moving away from their home town or village can be the best – sometimes the only – option open to improve their life chances. The report explores how better policies towards mobility can enhance human development. It traces the contours of human movement – who mov...
CRISIS PREVENT & RECOVERY RPT 2008

Crisis Prevention and Recovery Report 2008

Post-Conflict Economic Recovery - Enabling Local Ingenuity

19 Jan 2009
The UNDP Crisis Prevention and Recovery Report 2008 titled “Post-Conflict Economic Recovery: Enabling Local Ingenuity,” is a comprehensive analysis focusing on three critical factors: the importance of local ingenuity to guide recovery, the state’s role in promoting this ingenuity, and the polici...
INNOVATIVE APPROACHES PROMOT WOMEN

Innovative Approaches to Promoting Women's Economic Empowerment

3 Nov 2008
Addressing the lack of progress on women’s economic empowerment, this publication highlights promising and innovative approaches from all regions of the world, illustrating the range and combination of activities and ways in which these activities address and contribute to women’s economic empowe...
MAKING GLOBALIZATION WORK FOR THE

Making Globalization Work for the Least Developed Countries

3 Sep 2008
The benefits of globalizations have failed to reach the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) for both domestic and international reasons. Internationally, LDCs continue to face daunting structural constraints, some of which have been inherited from their colonial past. This publication comprises the ...
INDICE DE DESARROLLO HUMANO

Indice de Desarrollo Humano Municipal en México 2000-2005

3 Sep 2008
Este índice actualiza el anterior, publicado en 2004, y compara los progresos y retrocesos por municipio y estado entre 2000 y 2005. Además, el índice incorpora un extenso análisis de las diversas formas en las que se expresa la desigualdad en desarrollo humano en México. Este trabajo va dirigido...
CREATING VALUE FOR ALL STRATEGIES

Creating Value for All

Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor

26 Jun 2009
The extreme prevalence of poverty in today’s world calls us urgently for action. Yet the poor harbour a potential for consumption, production, innovation and entrepreneurial activity that is largely untapped. This report shows how entrepreneurs can serve the poor as clients and customers and can ...
CROSS BORDER ENERGY TRADE & ITS

Cross-border Energy Trade and its Impact on the Poor

Synthesis Report

2 Oct 2008
Cross-border energy trade implies economic, social and environmental impacts which differ between exporting and importing countries. For both, adverse consequences can arise from volatile energy prices and the social and environmental impacts of energy/industrial activities. This study provides p...
MAKING LAW WORK FOR EVERYONE #2

Making the Law Work for Everyone

Working Group Reports

11 Jul 2008
The Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor aims to make legal protection and economic opportunity not the privilege of the few but the right of all. This publication consists of the outcomes of five working groups which were created to inform the Commission’s deliberations through substantiv...
LEY CLAVE PARA EL DESARROLLO V1

Ley, La

La Clave para el Desarrollo sin Exclusiones

30 Jul 2008
La mayoría de ciudadanos del mundo viven fuera de la ley y no pueden salir de la pobreza. La Comisión para el Empoderamiento de los Pobres (2005), acogida por el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo, ha sido la primera iniciativa global en centrarse en el vínculo entre exclusión, po...
MAKING LAW WORK FOR EVERYONE #1

Making the Law Work for Everyone

Report of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor

13 Jun 2008
The vast majority of the word’s people lives outside the law and thus does not have a chance to better their lives and climb out of poverty. This causes national and global stagnation. The remedy for the exclusion is inclusion through Legal Empowerment of the Poor which is important economically,...
INFORM SOBR DES HUMAN

Informe Sobre Desarrollo Humano 2007 - Michoacán

Michoacán 2007

Series:
Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano
5 May 2008
El informe sobre Desarrollo Humano Michoacán 2007 es la segunda publicación estatal inspirada en los informes nacionales que desde el año 2002 ha elaborado el Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) en México. Este informe enfatiza la importancia de conceptualizar al desarrollo en e...
PRO POOR MACROECONOMIC POLICY

Pro-Poor Macroeconomic Policy

Lessons from the Asia-Pacific Region - A Synthesis Paper Based on Country Case Studies on the Macroeconomics of Poverty Reduction

29 Apr 2008
In the context of supporting the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, UNDP Regional Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka carried out a series of policy-oriented country case studies and thematic studies covering many Asian countries on the linkages between macroeconomic policies, growth and p...
SUPERAR DESIGUALDAD REDUCIR RIESGO

Superar la Desigualdad, Reducir el Riesgo

Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres con Equidad de Género

24 Jun 2008
La gestión del riesgo de desastres está ganando rápidamente espacio en los ámbitos del desarrollo, el combate a la pobreza y el logro de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio. El presente documento aborda al menos tres niveles: i) el teórico-conceptual, que integra de manera analítica los enfoq...
LAFIAS LOCAL AUTHORITIES FINANCIA

Local Authorities Financial and Institutional Management System

LAFIAS, A Support Tool for Decision-making

20 Jun 2008
Local Authorities Financial and Institutional Analysis System is a concerted approach that aims, through analytical tools, to grasp the problems linked to local management and governance and, in particular, the organizational operations of the authorities, their financing and the economic dimensi...
LOCAL DEV PRACTICES & INSTRUMENTS

Local Development Practices and Instruments in West Africa and their Links with the Millennium Development Goals

A Synthesis of Case Studies from UNCDF Programmes in Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Niger and Senegal

20 Jun 2008
This report presents an analysis of the political and legal contexts in which local development projects take place and explains how this environment influences their implementation. It highlights the difficulties United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and its development partners face i...
OVERCOMING VULNERAB RISING OIL

Overcoming Vulnerability to Rising Oil Prices

Options for Asia and the Pacific - Fuel to Change Livelihoods, Equity, Empowerment

30 Nov 2007
Soaring oil prices are threatening the prospects of millions of people in the developing world and posing an unforeseen challenge to the Millennium Development Goals. This report examines the impact of rising oil prices since 2003 on developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region. It represent...
BRIDGING THE GAP POL & PRACT

Bridging the Gap

Policies and Practices on Indigenous Peoples' Natural Resource Management in Asia

13 May 2008
Natural resources management and access to and control over resources are identified as a critical concern faced by indigenous peoples throughout Asia. To address this, UNDP Regional Indigenous People’s Programme conducted analytical studies on natural resources systems and their interface with n...
INFORME SOBRE DESARR HUMANO 07/08

Informe Sobre Desarrollo Humano 2007-2008

La Lucha contra el Cambio Climático - Solidaridad Frente a un Mundo Dividido

Series:
Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano
14 Dec 2007
El cambio climático es el desafío decisivo del siglo XXI en materia de desarrollo humano. No responder a este desafío paralizará y luego generará retrocesos en el esfuerzo internacional por reducir la pobreza. El informe 2007-2008 plantea desafíos en múltiples niveles. En un mundo dividido, aunqu...
RAPPORT MONDIAL DEV HUMAIN 2007/08

Rapport mondial sur le développement humain 2007-2008

La lutte contre le changement climatique un impératif de solidarité humaine dans le monde divisé

Series:
Rapport sur le Développement Humain 
14 Dec 2007
L'édition 2007/2008 montre que le changement climatique n'est pas seulement un scénario futur. L'exposition croissante aux sécheresses, aux inondations et aux tempêtes ruine déjà les perspectives d'avenir de nombreux pays et renforce l'inégalité. Comme l'explique ce rapport, le changement climati...