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HDRO Next Generation of Human Development Research-2025
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Deadline :01-Jul-24 @ 08:00 AM (New York time)
Published on :16-May-24 @ 12:00 AM (New York time)
Development Area :OTHER  OTHER
Reference Number :UNDP-HQ-01021,2
Contact :Sajia Wais -

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Introduction :

This call seeks to convene new research, in the form of background research papers, to inform the 2025 HDR. The 2025 HDR will explore the intricate dynamics of digitalization, including artificial intelligence, within the framework of human development, addressing its profound and multifaceted impacts on society. With a people-centered approach, it will critically examine how digitalization can either amplify or mitigate existing inequalities, reshape political landscapes, and redefine economic structures.  


Interested Bidders are expected to present a full research statement outlining the proposed paper. Priority topics include: 


  • Understanding human development and digital technologies linkages, moving towards people-centered digital technologies  

  • Harnessing the potential of digital transformation to expand capabilities, reduce inequalities, and advance human development throughout the lifecycle of a person  

  • Exploring how digital technologies reshape economic and political processes, identifying policy and governance needs and innovations  


Period of assignment/services:  01 July 2024- 30 November 2024


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Amendment : Please note the tender deadline is June 10th, 2024. Please submit your financial proposal only under Financial Proposal section.
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