Global Citizen solutions have ranked passports in terms ease of doing business, quality of life, and investment opportunities offered to a passport holder. Find out which passports they feel are the best to have. Consult the website for the full methodology.
Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021: Unmasking disparities by ethnicity, caste and gender.Co-authored by OPHI and the United Nations Development Programme, this annual report provides estimates on multidimensional poverty for 109 developing countries (with data from surveys ranging 2009–2019/2020).It also presents multidimensional poverty estimates disaggregated by ethnicity and caste for 41 countries and considers the relationship […]
A new official gateway to explore data at country, sub-regional and regional levels on SDGs, Agenda 2063 and key socio-economic indicators for Africa. Explore by country or thematic profiles including health and energy.
Launched recently by the Afrobarometer public opinion polls, the scorecard series allows African citizens in individual nations to score their own country on how well they think it is doing in terms of sustainable development goals. These can then be compared with the official progress reports on the UN website.
On 14 April 2021, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Secretary-General’s Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance launched the ‘SDG Investor Platform,’ an innovative tool to facilitate private sector investments that contribute to furthering the Sustainable Development Goals. It provides case studies by country and sector and information about investment opportunities by country, […]
A global knowledge platform on Integrated National Financing Frameworks (INFF), jointly developed by DESA/FSDO, UNDP and the European Commission. An integrated national financing framework (INFF) helps countries strengthen planning processes and overcome country level barriers to financing sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It aims to help bridge the gap between national development plans and the […]
United Nations Conference on trade and development has launched a new portal with data on the impact of Covid-19 on manufacturing, trade and foreign direct investment. It has 25 indicators. Including vaccine role out, stock market prices, exports, levels of debt, investment and trade.
VoxDevLits New quick literature reviews from VOXDEv that aim to summarise the evidence base on narrowly defined topics related to development economics. Each is provided by a group of scholars and specialists. They are intended to be updated providing summaries of existing literature and studies on topics relating to development issues. The first one released is […]
UN Day South South Cooperation is held on the 12th September. It is intended to mark the importance of networks of collaboration amongst nations in the Global south as a key to development. This report summarises the challenges and opportunities it offers: · Role of South-South cooperation and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: […]
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The second edition has recently been released in a collaboration between The African Union Commission, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Development Bank. ARII uses sixteen indicators, grouped into five dimensions, to measure how well each country and region in Africa is integrated with its neighbours. The indicators are grouped into 5 areas: Trade […]