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Resident Rep statement at the Launch of the HDR2020 in Kenya

Our societies and our planet are flashing red. For the first time in history, instead of the planet shaping humans, humans are shaping the planet. The pressures are so great that scientist argue we…  




Statement by Mr. Walid Badawi, UNDP Resident Representative in Kenya, at the launch of the Global Human Development Report 2019

The theme of this year’s Human Development Report that we are launching today is a pertinent one. It sets out that despite unprecedented progress against poverty, hunger and disease, systemic…  


Many left behind by human development progress in sub-Saharan Africa, UNDP Report finds

Kenya’s 2015 Human Development Index (HDI) of 0.555, ranks it towards the bottom of the medium human development group of countries and 146th overall in the world out of 188.  

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