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Write on Thursday, 11 January 2018 Published in Human Development Reports

The annual Human Development Reports published by the UNDP have long recognized the need for national baseline data disaggregated by characteristics such as region, gender, income groups, age and ethnicity, to supplement their annual series, as very often national averages can conceal as much as they reveal about what is happening in a particular country. This Guyana Human Development Report is an effort to fulfil this need. The Report is by design, a state-of-the-data analysis of the situation with regard to human development in Guyana. In pursuit of this it has raised a number of policy issues and indicated priorities and guidelines for policy dialogue and formulation.

Write on Thursday, 11 January 2018 Published in Human Development Reports

The annual Human Development Reports published by the UNDP have long recognized the need for national baseline data disaggregated by characteristics such as region, gender, income groups, age and ethnicity, to supplement their annual series, as very often national averages can conceal as much as they reveal about what is happening in a particular country. This Guyana Human Development Report is an effort to fulfil this need. The Report is by design, a state-of-the-data analysis of the situation with regard to human development in Guyana. In pursuit of this it has raised a number of policy issues and indicated priorities and guidelines for policy dialogue and formulation.

 

Write on Friday, 25 July 2014 Published in Human Development Reports

The 2014 Human Development Report — Sustaining Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience — looks at two concepts which are both interconnected and immensely important to securing human development progress.

Since the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) first global Human Development Report (HDR) in 1990, most countries have registered significant human development. This year’s Report shows that overall global trends are positive and that progress is continuing. Yet, lives are being lost, and livelihoods and development undermined, by natural or human-induced disasters and crises.

Write on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 Published in Resident Coordinator News

hdr2013 en completeGuyana has moved up one place on the United Nations Human Development Index (HDI).   Guyana is ranked 118 out of 187 countries with a HDI value 0.636 in the Human Development Report 2013, which was launched globally yesterday.

A copy of the report, which is themed “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World,” was handed over by UNDP Resident Representative Khadija Musa to Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett at a simple ceremony at  the Georgetown Club on Camp Street.