Home » Titles » Business » Economic Culture » United Nations Development Programme

United Nations Development Programme

United Nations Development Programme

Leading the way to development
978280626968336EBookPlurilingua PublishingUnderstand the essentials of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The UNDP aims to eradicate poverty, reduce inequality, ensure democracy and the respect of human rights, and restore dignity to some of the world's most marginalized people. It is currently active in 77 countries, and bases its work on the concepts of partnership, solidarity, transparency and accountability. This book will provide you with a handy introduction to history of the UNDP and its mission in the world today. It also features a valuable examination of the characteristics of developing countries and the economic theories of 'underdevelopment', as well as an evaluation of the role of the organization as set out in the Millennium Development Goals established in 2000. About the United Nations Development Programme The United Nations Development Programme works across five critical areas, namely the reduction of poverty and racial inequality, democratic governance, crisis prevention and post-disaster support, the environment and the energy sector, and the prevention and eradication of diseases, with the overall aim of improving the wellbeing of people in the broadest sense. It emerged in the context of the Cold War and seeks to bridge the gap between the Global North and Global South. In this book, you will learn about the objectives set by the UNDP, the progress that has been made towards these goals and the changes that still need to happen. A clear explanation of the organization's strategy, a discussion of some of the criticisms it has faced and an outline of the challenges it will meet in future will give you all the information you need to understand the work of the UNDP. This straightforward and accessible 42-page book is structured as follows: Introduction to the United Nations Development Programme Context Evolution of the concept of development Characteristics of developing countries Economic theories of 'underdevelopment' Challenging realities: underdevelopment and extreme poverty Role and mission of the United Nations Development Programme Impact of the United Nations Development Programme Where are we now? Future challenges What next? Summary Understand the essentials of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The UNDP aims to eradicate poverty, reduce inequality, ensure democracy and the respect of human rights, and restore dignity to some of the world's most marginalized people. It is currently active in 77 countries, and bases its work on the concepts of partnership, solidarity, transparency and accountability. This book will provide you with a handy introduction to history of the UNDP and its mission in the world today. It also features a valuable examination of the characteristics of developing countries and the economic theories of 'underdevelopment', as well as an evaluation of the role of the organization as set out in the Millennium Development Goals established in 2000. About the United Nations Development Programme The United Nations Development Programme works across five critical areas, namely the reduction of poverty and racial inequality, democratic governance, crisis prevention and post-disaster support, the environment and the energy sector, and the prevention and eradication of diseases, with the overall aim of improving the wellbeing of people in the broadest sense. It emerged in the context of the Cold War and seeks to bridge the gap between the Global North and Global South. In this book, you will learn about the objectives set by the UNDP, the progress that has been made towards these goals and the changes that still need to happen. A clear explanation of the organization's strategy, a discussion of some of the criticisms it has faced and an outline of the challenges it will meet in future will give you all the information you need to understand the work of the UNDP. This straightforward and accessible 42-page book is structured as follows: Introduction to the United Nations Development Programme Context Evolution of the concept of development Characteristics of developing countries Economic theories of 'underdevelopment' Challenging realities: underdevelopment and extreme poverty Role and mission of the United Nations Development Programme Impact of the United Nations Development Programme Where are we now? Future challenges What next? Summary application/pdf1 20th century, democracy, development, governance, HDI, human development, human rights, poverty, United Nations
DOWNLOAD THIS BOOK

$4.99

Understand the essentials of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The UNDP aims to eradicate poverty, reduce inequality, ensure democracy and the respect of human rights, and restore dignity to some of the world's most marginalized people. It is currently active in 77 countries, and bases its work on the concepts of partnership,...
Read more

Understand the essentials of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The UNDP aims to eradicate poverty, reduce inequality, ensure democracy and the respect of human rights, and restore dignity to some of the world’s most marginalized people. It is currently active in 77 countries, and bases its work on the concepts of partnership, solidarity, transparency and accountability.

This book will provide you with a handy introduction to history of the UNDP and its mission in the world today. It also features a valuable examination of the characteristics of developing countries and the economic theories of ‘underdevelopment’, as well as an evaluation of the role of the organization as set out in the Millennium Development Goals established in 2000.

About the United Nations Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme works across five critical areas, namely the reduction of poverty and racial inequality, democratic governance, crisis prevention and post-disaster support, the environment and the energy sector, and the prevention and eradication of diseases, with the overall aim of improving the wellbeing of people in the broadest sense. It emerged in the context of the Cold War and seeks to bridge the gap between the Global North and Global South.

In this book, you will learn about the objectives set by the UNDP, the progress that has been made towards these goals and the changes that still need to happen. A clear explanation of the organization’s strategy, a discussion of some of the criticisms it has faced and an outline of the challenges it will meet in future will give you all the information you need to understand the work of the UNDP.

This straightforward and accessible 42-page book is structured as follows:

  • Introduction to the United Nations Development Programme
  • Context
    • Evolution of the concept of development
    • Characteristics of developing countries
    • Economic theories of ‘underdevelopment’
    • Challenging realities: underdevelopment and extreme poverty
  • Role and mission of the United Nations Development Programme
  • Impact of the United Nations Development Programme
    • Where are we now?
    • Future challenges
    • What next?
  • Summary

Product details

ISBN

9782806269683

Publisher

Plurilingua Publishing

Serie

50MINUTES.COM – Business

Format

PDF

Pages

36

File size

4.2 MB