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Human Development Index

Norway, Australia and Switzerland top the Human Development Index (HDI) as part of the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) published annually by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Spain was ranked 26th. The HDI is a composite index covering education, health and income aspects of well-being. HDI is calculated by combining a country’s gross domestic product (GDP) …
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Human Development Report 2011

The UN has just published the Human Development Report 2011, “Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All.” The report argues that the urgent global challenges of sustainability and equity must be addressed together, and identifies policies on the national and global level that could spur mutually reinforcing progress towards these interlinked goals. The report …
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Russian Human Development Report 2009

The UN Development Program (UNDP) has published the Human Development Report 2009 for the Russian Federation, “Energy Sector and Sustainable Development”. The study shows how Russia needs to shift its focus towards achieving the goal of energy efficiency. The current economic recession provides new opportunities for the creation and implementation of new approaches to development, …
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