Category Archives: United nations

2010 Human Development Report Analyses Long-Term Development Trends

Most developing countries made dramatic yet often underestimated progress in health, education and basic living standards in recent decades, with many of the poorest countries posting the greatest gains, reveals a detailed new analysis of long-term Human Development Index (HDI) trends in the 2010 Human Development Report, released on the 04 November 2010.

India Trailing Pak, Bangla In Education & Health: UN

Poor social infrastructure in education and health has kept India’s ranking at a low 119th in the UNDP’s Human Develop-ment Index released worldwide on Thursday. India’s position is below China (89th) and Sri Lanka (91st) in the UNDP’s Human Development Report 2010.

Networks For A Changed World

Global government is unlikely in the twenty-first century, but various degrees of global governance already exist. The world has hundreds of treaties, institutions, and regimes for governing interstate behaviour involving telecommunications, civil aviation, ocean dumping, trade, and even the proliferation of nuclear weapons.