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Pardee Senior Scientist and Mentor Barry Hughes and Research System Developer Steve Hedden traveled to New York July 6-8th for a series of workshops and panels. The first panel in which Barry participated was with others from the UN Human Development Report Office on their Statistical Advisory Panel.


Be on the lookout for our latest African Futures Project brief, coming later this month, analyzing human development in South Africa’s Western Cape. The report will use UN’s Human Development Index as a measure of future development in the province.


On March 14, the United Nations Development Programme released its annual Human Development Report, “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World.” The Pardee Center contributed significantly to Chapter 4 of the report, titled “Sustaining Momentum,” which forecasts ongoing development trends.