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What is UNDP report?

What is UNDP report?

The Human Development Report is an independent report, commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and is the product of a selected team of leading scholars, development practitioners and members of the Human Development Report Office of UNDP.

What are the objectives of UNDP?

UNDP’s overall goal is to contribute to sustainable human development. UNDP has four focus areas in its mandate: poverty reduction, democratic governance, environment and energy, and crisis prevention and recovery.

Which is the latest Human Development Report?

Human Development Report 2020

  • Released in Dec 2020 – Theme is ‘Human Development and the Anthropocene’
  • India’s rank – 131/189 countries.
  • HDI of India – 0.645 (medium human development category)
  • 50% increase in HDI since 1990 – 0.645 (0.429)
  • Since 1990, life expectancy at birth in India increased by 12 years.

Who is the chief of UNDP?

Administrator Achim Steiner
Administrator. Achim Steiner became UNDP Administrator on 19 June 2017. The United Nations General Assembly confirmed his appointment following his nomination by Secretary-General António Guterres. In April 2021, the General Assembly confirmed his appointment to a second four-year term beginning in June 2021.

Who founded UNDP?

History. The UNDP was founded in 1965 by the UN General Assembly, to combine the Expanded Programme of Technical Assistance, created in 1949 and the United Nations Special Fund, created in 1958. The two organizations were fully combined into the UNDP in 1971.

What is the theme of HDI 2020?

The theme for this year’s HDR is ‘Human Development and the Anthropocene’. The report focuses on improving human lives while relieving our planet of the pressures of development.

Where is the headquarter of UNDP?

New York, NYUnited Nations Development Programme / Headquarters

How many countries are members of UNDP?

We are on the ground in some 170 countries and territories, supporting their own solutions to development challenges and developing national and local capacities that will help them achieve human development and the Sustainable Development Goals.

What is the role of UNDP in India?

What we do. UNDP has worked in India since 1951 in almost all areas of human development, from systems and institutional strengthening to inclusive growth and sustainable livelihoods, as well as sustainable energy, environment and resilience.

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