On 9th December the United Nations Development Programme launched the 2019 edition of its signature global report – the Human Development Report (HDR). This year’s edition is special in two ways: it includes the 2019 Multidimensional Poverty Index, developed by UNDP with University of Oxford, and it contributes new approaches to understanding and tackling inequality – the subject of SDG 10 (Reduced Inequalities). The inequalities in human development are a roadblock to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They are not just about disparities in income and wealth. They cannot be accounted for simply by using summary measures of inequality that focus on a single dimension. And they will shape the prospects of people that may live to see the 22nd century. Thus, exploring inequalities has to go beyond income, beyond averages and beyond today.
You can read the full OpEd by Steliana Nedera, UNDP Resident Representative in BiH, if you follow THIS LINK.