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Human development may refer to:

Occasionally, it may refer to both, but because each of these is already an immense area, few if any contemporary academic discussions attempt to tackle both with any completeness. More typically, psychologists will take account of biological factors in their psychological analysis, and vice versa for biologists. Human development is the process of growing to maturity and reaching ones full potential. ... Hans Baldung Grien: The Ages And Death, c. ...


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Report by Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Human Development Report Office, UNDP (4264 words)
The challenge for the region is to regain the relatively high human development indicators, overcome the newly emerging poverty and unemployment, and increase the capacity of institutions, including civil society, to maintain social cohesion and provide human security.
Kalman Mizsei, recalled the definition of Human Security from the Human Development Report of 1994, which argued that people should be able to exercise choices safely and freely, while being fairly confident that the opportunities acquired today will not be taken away from them tomorrow.
Human security is a relevant approach to the unfinished dual agenda in Central Asia: Transition to a democratic political system and to an efficient and fair market economy, without further impoverishment of people or depriving them of equality and access to quality education, healthcare and participation in political processes.
Human Security, Human Rights, and Human Development" at Harvard Kennedy School (926 words)
Sabina Alkire presented a working definition of human security as written in her draft paper, "Conceptual Framework for the Commission on Human Security." She concluded by elaborating on possible linkages between human security, human rights, and human development - the central focus of this seminar.
Human security, a relatively new concept, has not yet developed the degree of independent priority that has been achieved by human rights.
One approach to promoting human security is to encourage the incorporation of human security elements into the related fields of human rights, human development, and national security.
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