Human Development Report 2001

Making new technologies work for human development

Technology networks are transforming the traditional map of development, expanding people's horizons and creating the potential to realize in a decade progress that required generations in the past. Download the complete Human Development Report in one big file (3.3MB) or by chapter. The Acrobat Reader is needed from Adobe Systems to view these PDF files.

Video News Release

See the video news release. The RealPlayer 8 Basic is needed to stream the video.The minimum bandwidth required is 28kbps.

Download entire press kit (1.3MB) or individual items, all PDF files:

 Human Development Report 2001

 

Chapters

Foreword, Acknowledgements, Abbreviations, Contents, Overview (753KB)

Chapter 1: Human development — past, present and future (337KB)

Chapter 2: Today ’s technological transformations — creating the network age (837KB)

Chapter 3: Managing the risks of technological change (238KB)

Chapter 4: Unleashing human creativity:national strategies (265KB)

Chapter 5: Global initiatives to create technologies for human development (457KB)

Human Development Indicators (898KB)

Addendum: Human Development Index for 12 countries not included in main indicator tables (11KB)

Errata

Complete publication in one big file (3.3MB)


Press kit

Letter from Mr. Djibril Diallo, Director, Communications Office, Office of the Administrator, UNDP

Human Development Index

New technologies key to reducing world poverty

Although controversial, GMOs could be breakthrough technology for developing countries

Some developing countries become hi-tech leaders while others fall far behind

HDR calls for R&D, differential pricing and IPR support to help developing countries bridge tech divide

“Brain drain” costs developing countries billions

Most countries not on track to meet UN’s 2015 goals

Norway is now first, US sixth in human development

About UNDP: Partnerships to Fight Poverty

Entire press kit (1.3MB)

 

Media contacts

New York:
Trygve Olfarnes
(212) 906-6606, Fax (212) 906-5364, trygve.olfarnes@undp.org

Washington:
Sarah Papineau Marshall
(202) 331-9130, Fax (202) 331-9363, sarah.papineau.marshall@undp.org

Geneva:
Jean Fabre
(41-22) 917-8541, Fax (41-22) 979-9005, jean.fabre@undp.org

Mexico City:
Pedro Cote
(52 5) 263 9827, Fax (52 5) 255 0095, pedro.cote@undp.org

Copenhagen:
Rolf Aspestrand
(45-35) 46-7000, Fax (45-35) 46-7095, rolf.aspestrand@undp.org

Brussels:
Diana Moli
(3-22) 505-4620, Fax (3-22) 503-4729, diana.moli@undp.org

Tokyo:
Sukehiro Hasegawa
(81-3) 35 467-4751, Fax (81-3) 35 367-4753
sukehiro.hasegawa@undp.org

 

 

| About us | Home | SDI Home |

© Copyright and Fair Use . SDNP Bangladesh holds the © copyright to its publications and web pages but
encourages duplication of these materials for noncommercial purposes. Proper citation is required. 

Sustainable Development Networking Programme (SDNP)
E-17 Agargaon, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh. Email: info@sdnbd.org