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The Most Socially Advanced Countries In The World

The Social Progress Imperative has just published the Social Progress Index (SPI), a ranking of 133 countries by their social and environmental performance. Norway was found to be the most socially advanced country in the world, followed by Sweden, Switzerland, Iceland and New Zealand. Spain ranks 20th. The SPI is distinctive for being based entirely on social …
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New Social Progress Index

The Social Progress Imperative has just published the Social Progress Index (SPI), a ranking of 50 countries by their social and environmental performance. Sweden was found to be the most socially advanced country in the world, followed by United Kingdom, Switzerland, Canada and Germany. Spain ranks 10th. The SPI is distinctive for being based entirely …
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2013 Human Development Report

The UN has just published the Human Development Report 2013, “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World.” The report examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world and its long-term implications for human development. The study identifies more than 40 countries in …
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Brazil & Chile National Human Development Reports

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has just published two new national human development reports. The first of them, “Brasil Ponto a Ponto: Consulta Pública”, presents the results of public discussions about what changes are needed in Brazil to improve the lives of the country’s people. The second report, “Desarrollo Humano en Chile”, assesses the current …
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