The Human Development Index, calculated this year for 189 countries, ranks countries according to their progress in key dimensions of human development – health, education and income.
“Switzerland is a vital partner to UNDP and the UN in realizing the vision and goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and we welcome this multi-year agreement Switzerland is making to UNDP and to the wider UN development system.”
“Creating a disaster resilient infrastructure which includes disaster ready airports is crucial in order to save lives and reduce economic loss”
“Our clients across the board request us to identify opportunities to invest for financial return while making a positive environmental or social impact.”
20 developing country entrepreneurs will pitch products and services in sectors such as access to health and education, financial inclusion, food production, climate change, and agritech.
Moderated by WTO Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff, the panel examined the link between peace and trade, focusing on the opportunities and challenges that conflict-affected states face in developing their capacities to trade.

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