Poverty Reduction

  • Central Asia Trade and Human DevelopmentCentral Asia Trade and Human DevelopmentBy increasing GDP and creating new income-and employment-generation opportunities–particularly for vulnerable communities–international trade can promote human development. This paper builds on UNDP’s Central Asia Human Development Report (2005) by updating the case for policies and programming that can help global and regional integration promote human development in Central Asia.

  • Decade of Roma Inclusion: Progress reportJun 18, 2015Decade of Roma Inclusion: Progress reportThis report provides an overview of progress made in the course of the 2005-2015 Decade of Roma inclusion.

  • Resource constraints and economic performance in Eastern Europe and Central AsiaFeb 28, 2014Resource constraints and economic performance in Eastern Europe and Central Asia2011 - This report explores the link between resource constraints and economic performance for countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia through the use of the “Ecological Footprint” methodology. Evidence suggests that humanity is entering a new era where development globally will be more constrained by resource availability than ever before.

  • Poverty, Inequality, and Vulnerability in the Transition and Developing Economies of Europe and Central AsiaJan 18, 2015Poverty, Inequality, and Vulnerability in the Transition and Developing Economies of Europe and Central Asia

  • Executive summary: Regional Human Development Report on social inclusionJul 10, 2013Executive summary: Regional Human Development Report on social inclusion2011 - Summary of UNDP’s Regional Human Development Report on social inclusion: Beyond Transition: Towards Inclusive Societies. The report looks at the vicious cycle of poverty from the perspective of those who experience it firsthand. The report presents findings from surveys in six countries and provides an overview of social exclusion in the region and recommended actions. The report also introduces a way to measure the extent to which people are excluded from economic life, social services, and social networks and civic participation.

  • Poverty, inequality and social policy reform in the former Soviet UnionJul 4, 2013Poverty, inequality and social policy reform in the former Soviet UnionOctober 2009 - This report looks at the links between poverty and transition in the Soviet successor states.

  • Development Stories, UNDP Skopje, Issue 5, autumn 2013Oct 24, 2013Development Stories, UNDP Skopje, Issue 5, autumn 2013Learn about the latest development stories in fYR Macedonia. Learn about the latest development stories in fYR Macedonia

  • Regional Human Development Report on social inclusionJul 11, 2013Regional Human Development Report on social inclusion2011 - Through the findings from surveys in six countries, this report looks at the vicious cycle of poverty from the perspective of those who experience it firsthand, and provides an overview of social exclusion in the region and recommended actions. The report also introduces a way to measure the extent to which people are excluded from economic life, social services, and social networks and civic participation.

  • Roma poverty from a human development perspectiveSep 26, 2014Roma poverty from a human development perspective

  • Exposing structural disparities of Romani womenFeb 23, 2014Exposing structural disparities of Romani womenThis research paper attempts to address the status of Roma women in various thematic fields such as education, employment, health and housing, when compared with non-Roma women and Roma men.