The 2020 Human Capital Index includes health and education data covering 98 percent of the world’s population up to March 2020, providing a pre-pandemic baseline on the health and education of people in 174 countries. The update also presents a decade-long view of the evolution of human capital outcomes from 2010 through 2020. Today, hard-won human capital gains in many countries are at risk.
27 August 2020 - Unleashing the potential of digital finance could have a transformational impact on sustainable development says a group of financial, business, government, and development leaders convened by the UN Secretary-General.
21 August 2020 - In this webinar, SDG 8, Economic Growth and Decent Work and SDG 12, Responsible Consumption and Production will be addressed from the perspective of prevailing economic assumptions. The discussion will address how to engage students in a critical assessment of current practices specific to SDG 8 and SDG 12 and fundamentally, provide them with a classroom forum to understand how and why the practice of economics needs to be modified in order to promote sustainability as a social norm.