Reports and Surveys

International Science Council (ISC) inaugural Action Plan 2019-2021

October 2019

The ISC's inaugural Action Plan, Advancing Science as a Global Public Good, was recently shared with ISC members.

Child Poverty and Deprivation in Refugee-Hosting Areas. Evidence from Uganda

June 2018

REPORT by UNICEF, Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) and University of Cardiff.

Progress for Every Child in the SDG Era

UNICEF, 6 March 2018

REPORT assessing performance toward achieving the SDG global targets that concern children and young people.

On the Move - Global Migrations, Challenges and Responses

September 2017

DIGITAL PUBLICATION by the ISSC as a follow-up to last year's "On the Move" conference.

Child Poverty and Household coping Strategies in Croatia

May 2017

POLICY BRIEF by the Institute of Economics, Zagreb.

​Addressing Urban Inequities and Childhood

October 2016

CONFERENCE REPORT: Recommendations for advancing the agenda for children and cities.

Monitoring Global Poverty

World Bank, 18 October 2016

REPORT by the Commission on Global Poverty, The World Bank

Walking the Talk: Transformative Pathways for Achieving the SDGs

17 October 2016 (16.00-17.30) | Palais des Nations, Geneva

REPORT: UNRISD 2016 Flagship Report "Policy Innovations for Transformative Change"

World Social Science Report 2016

22 September 2016 | Stockholm, Sweden

ISSC REPORT: Challenging Inequalities – Pathways to a Just World

The State of the World’s Children 2016: A fair chance for every child

UNICEF, 28 June 2016

REPORT: Making the right choices now can, and will, reverse poverty, illiteracy and early deaths of the world’s most disadvantaged children.

Human Development Report 2015

UNDP, December 2015

REPORT: Work for Human Development

Universal Sustainable Development Goals

Stakeholder Forum, May 2015

Understanding the Transformational Challenge for Developed Countries.

Approaches to Equity Report

Equity for Children, May 2015

REPORT: Equity for Children initiated the Approaches to Equity study in 2013 and has recently published the final report.

Left Behind - Chronic Poverty in Latin America

World Bank report, March 2015

REPORT: Roughly 130 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean continue to subsist on less than $4 a day.

Adapting Development: Improving services to the poor

ODI Research Report, February 2015

REPORT: This report argues that if we are to avoid reproducing the pattern of uneven progress that has characterised the MDG campaign, there must be more explicit recognition of the political conditions that enable or obstruct development progress.

An Agenda for #EVERYchild 2015

UNICEF, January 2015

In this manifesto, UNICEF lays out actions necessary to ensure that the significant gains made for many children under the Millennium Development Goals are not lost but rather, are built upon and extended to all children as the global community adopts and implements the Sustainable Development Goals.

Human Development Report 2014

UNDP, December 2014

REPORT: Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience

The State of the World’s Children 2014 in Numbers: Every Child Counts

UNICEF report, 2014

Revealing disparities, advancing children’s rights

Brazil Public Opinion Monitor: Causes of Poverty Survey Results

IDS Evidence Report 83, July 2014

The Brazil Public Opinion Monitor (BPOM) is a longitudinal panel of 2,672 opinion leaders from across Brazil.

Children on the Run

UNHCR report, March 2014

The UN refugee agency is concerned at the increasing numbers of children in the Americas forced from their homes and families, propelled by violence, insecurity and abuse in their communities and at home.

Human Development Report 2013

UNDP, December 2013

REPORT: The Rise of the South - Human Progress in a Diverse World

Tax Abuses, Poverty and Human Rights

The Hague Institute for Global Justice, November 2013

The European launch of the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) Task Force Report.

World Social Science Report 2013: Changing Global Environments

November 2013

Prepared by the International Social Science Council and co-published with UNESCO and the OECD. ISBN: 9789264203419 (PDF); 9789264203402 (print); DOI: 10.1787/9789264203419-en

Growth, employment and poverty in Africa

ODI Research Report, February 2013

Africa’s recent economic performance has been quite impressive. However, strong economic growth has not always delivered corresponding benefits in terms of poverty reduction, partly because it has failed to generate sufficient productive employment.

Millennium Development Goals Report 2012

UN, 2012

The 2012 MDG Report offers “the most comprehensive picture yet” on global progress towards the Goals, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as he launched the report at the annual session of the UN Economic and Social Council.

Measuring Child Poverty

UNICEF Report Card 10: May 2012

This is the latest instalment of the UNICEF Office of Research Report Card series, aimed at focusing on the well-being of children in industrialized countries. It considers two views of child poverty in member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD): a measure of absolute deprivation, and a measure of relative poverty.

The State of the World’s Children 2011

UNICEF, 2011

REPORT: Adolescence – An Age of Opportunity

Impact of remittances on poverty in developing countries

UNCTAD, 2011

REPORT prepared under the UNCTAD/United Kingdom Department for International Development/Government of India Project on “Strategies and preparedness for trade and globalization in India”.

World Development Report 2011

World Bank, 2011

REPORT: Conflict Security and Development

Human Development Report 2011

UNDP, December 2011

PUBLICATION: Sustainability and Equity - A Better Future for All

Child Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific: Deprivations and Disparities

UNICEF, October 2011

REPORT written by Equity for Children’s Director Alberto Minujin with UNICEF East Asia Pacific

Fostering Industrial Development in Africa in the New Global Environment

UNCTAD and UNIDO, July 2011

REPORT: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) say that an important factor in reducing poverty on the continent is industrialisation.

The Rural Poverty Report 2011

IFAD, December 2010

REPORT by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Knowledge Divides

UNESCO World Social Science Report, 2010

The report offers a first comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art of the social sciences in over a decade. The search for solutions to complex problems – environmental, societal, intercultural and economic – means that the demand for more and better social science is likely to become acute.

Human Development Report 2010

UNDP, November 2010

REPORT: The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development

How poor is 'poor'?: Towards a rights-based poverty line

nef, May 2010

REPORT by David Woodward for the New Economics Foundation (nef)

Recovery with a human face

UNICEF, March 2010

A co-ordinated UNICEF Strategy on Policy Advocacy and Partnerships for Children in Response to the Global Financial Crisis and Economic Slowdown.

The Role of the Churches in Poverty Reduction in Angola

Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) Report R 2010:1

Making education available is perhaps the most significant contribution the churches make to development in Angola. Most of the churches also run health posts and hospitals in remote areas of the country.

Social Protection and Poverty

UNRISD, January 2010

The report provides an overview of social protection, and an assessment of its potential contribution to addressing poverty and vulnerability in developing countries.


CROP News and Events

CROP-GRIP Newsletter 2019-2020

March 2020

This special issue newsletter is the final one for CROP and the first one for GRIP. It explains the transition process and provides an overview of CROP activities in 2019.

The Politics of Social Inclusion: From Knowledge to Action

15 November 2019 | UN Library, GENEVA

BOOK LAUNCH for forthcoming CROP/UNESCO publication (as part of UNRISD Seminar Series)

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

18 October 2019 | Brighton, UK

BOOK LAUNCH and workshop at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton, UK

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