United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation


21-23.09.2011 Human Development Community of Practice Meeting

Human Development Community of Practice meeting was held on September 21-23, 2011 in Bratislava (Slovakia) under the auspices of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS. The meeting was attended by the participants from UNDP country and project offices in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan, as well as the experts from UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS, the Bureau for Development Policy (BDP) and the Human Development Report Office (HDRO) in New York.
The representatives of the joint Project between the UNDP Russia and the Faculty of Economics at Moscow State University Mainstreaming Human Development in Russia presented a new product, which was created within the framework of the project and has no analogue in the region, i.e. the educational internet portal entitled New Measurement of Socio-economic Development. The above mentioned web portal makes available the Textbook on Human Development with interactive modules; the full-text copies of Global, Regional and National Human Development Reports, as well as a unique statistical database, which in addition to the Human Development Index (HDI) and its components, provides over 70 demographic, social and economic indicators for all constituents of the Russian Federation for the period since 1990.
Presentation materials and links to the web portal are posted in Teamworks and Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/UNDP_Europe_CIS as well as on UNDP in Europe and CIS web-site (Eng) http://www.slideshare.net/undpeuropeandcis/educational-web-portal-new-measurement-of-socioeconomic-development

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