Category Archives: Globalization

Human development progress overshadowed by inequality

The latest figures from the Human Development Index reveal people are living longer and have greater access to education than ever before. But despite big leaps forward, there are still vast gaps between rich and poor. Continue reading

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How off-grid solutions can tackle energy poverty

More than a billion people around the world still don’t have access to electricity. The 2017 Poor People’s Energy Outlook argues that improved financing for small-scale solutions could change that. Continue reading

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UN report: Millions ‘excluded from human development journey’

Despite huge strides in human development across the globe, many groups have been left behind, according to the UN’s 2016 Human Development Report. DW speaks to lead author Selim Jahan about the biggest challenges. Continue reading

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