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Human Development Index 2011

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) published its Human Development Index, ranking countries on their development issues, progress and policies.  An article at the Huffington Post looks at the 10 lowest-ranking nations on this year’s index. 

According to the article, this year’s study focuses on “the connection between development, equity and environmental sustainability.” Issues, which the UNDP argues, will hinder global development.

"We have a collective responsibility towards the least privileged among us today and in the future around the world—and a moral imperative to ensure that the present is not the enemy of the future," UNDP director Helen Clark concludes.

To read the full report click here

For the Huffington Post article click here

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