Formulation of National Human Development Reports

Project Summary:

the cover of the 2012 NHDR ReportNHDR 2012 - European Aspirations and Human Development of the Republic of Moldova

The project supports the formulation of National Human Development Reports (NHDRs) and policy briefs in key development areas that complement NHDRs. NHDRs introduce the human development concept into national policy dialogue through various human development indicators and policy recommendations as well as through the country-led and country owned process of data collection and consultation. These Reports are prepared and owned by national teams and provide timely and well-researched analysis of the many dimensions of development and are aimed at promoting more open and comprehensive public dialogue on priority issues of the country.


  • Advocate for the adoption of the human development approach to development;
  • Stimulate national dialogue on the most acute development issues faced by the country;
  • Find out alternative solutions to overcome the development constraints;
  • Provide tools that would allow various stakeholders to participate in the policy-making processes;
  • Provide a resourceful guide for development planning.

Expected results:

  • National Human Development Report formulated and widely disseminated with the aim of increasing the awareness of people about sustainable human development issues;
  • Facilitation of the nation-wide dialogue on ways and means to accelerate poverty alleviation in the country.
  • Identification of national institutions capacity building and transferring of know-how and ownership of the NHDR process.


  • 13 NHDRs produced since 1995, addressing overarching issues such as social exclusion and cohesion, climate change, quality of economic growth, good governance, and transition and human security;
  • More than 10 nationwide dialogue platforms initiated for key national stakeholders;
  • NHDRs and other analytical work has consistently contributed to building the capacities of and linkages between key stakeholders in development, effective implementation and monitoring of social and economic policies and measurement of societal progress, through measures such as Human Development Index and other composite indexes. 


Government of Denmark UNDP
2012   130,000 USD
2013   26,000 USD
2014 51,594 USD 112,050 USD
2015 7,691 USD 41,500 USD
2016   70,000 USD


Years Amount
2012 118,093 USD
2013 25,557 USD
2014 154,899 USD
2015 45,349 USD
2016 76,037 USD

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