Launch of the Human Development Report 2010

Yesterday, November 4th the Human Development Report 2010 was launched. ‘ “People are the real wealth of a nation”  With these words the 1990 Human Development Report (HDR) began a forceful case for a new approach to thinking about development.  That the objective of development should be to create an enabling environment for people to enjoy long, healthy and creative lives may appear self-evident today.  But that has not always been the case.  A  central objective for the HDR for the past 20 years has been to emphasize that development is primarily and fundamentally about people.’   These are the opening words of introduction .  You can access the full report and Summary at   Read the BCC report “Significant Progress” and CNN report Great Gains and Some Slides at

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