Human Development Report 2014: Regional Launch in Montenegro

Sep 10, 2014

Progress slowed by social exclusion and environmental vulnerabilities in developing countries of Europe & Central Asia


Montenegro will have the privilege to host regional launch of the UNDP’s flagship publication- Global Human Development Report 2014, entitled “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”. Presentation will be focused on the region of Europe and Central Asia, which continues to face significant socioeconomic and environmental challenges. The presentation will provide an opportunity for interaction and reflection around these issues and a platform to better address and define future policies, principles and measures.


What:              Regional launch for Europe and Central Asia of the Human Development Report 2014

When:             Thursday, 11 September 2014 at 10:00 a.m. CET

Where:            UN Eco House, Podgorica, Montenegro

Who:               Report launch by:

Filip Vujanović, President of Montenegro

Olivier Adam, UN Deputy Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Deputy Regional                     Director

Presentation of the Report findings and indices:

Ben Slay, Poverty Reduction Practice Leader, UNDP Regional Centre for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Istanbul         

Launch moderator and host:

                        Rastislav Vrbensky, UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator to Montenegro


Representatives of the diplomatic core, Government of Montenegro, national and local institutions, academia, civil society, media, etc.


A Q&A session will follow the Report presentation.

Livestreaming from the event will be available at:

Video packages from the launch (broadcast quality) will be available for download at:

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Join and follow twitter discussion using #HDR2014

Contact information

For media inquiries please contact:

UNDP in Montenegro

Ivana Vujovic, Communications Associate

Cell: +382 69 681 222; Office: +382 20 447 441;

UNDP Headquarters, New York

Dylan Lowthian, Communications Associate

Cell:  +1 646 673 6350; Office: +1 212 906 5516;

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