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UNDP launches Human Development Report 2014

Most people in countries have been doing steadily better in human development but the progress has been uneven, a new UN report has found.

Human development tracks progress on people's ability to get an education, to be healthy, to have a reasonable standard of life and to be safe, the report says.

But it's also a matter of how secure the achievements are whether conditions are sufficient to maintain the progress.

2014 UN Development Programme (UNDP) entitled "Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience" was launched on Thursday.

It pays special attention to people who are more vulnerable than other because they have been excluded, marginalized or discriminated against.

Speaking to Elizabeth Philip, Khaled Malik, Head of Human Development Report to the UN, explains.

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