Lecture Series - Capabilities and Human Development: The Critical Role of Social Institutions and Social Competencies

12 Apr 2012

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Date: 12 April, 2012

Venue: New Delhi

The inaugural UNDP India Lecture Series was delivered by Prof. Frances Stewart, Professor of Development Economics (emeritus), University of Oxford and Director of Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity. In her presentation focused on Capabilities and Human Development: The Critical Role of Social Institutions and Social Competencies, Prof. Stewart argued that social institutions and norms should be an integral part of strategies designed at improving human development outcomes. 

About the UNDP India Lecture Series:

As a knowledge facilitator UNDP is actively engaged in fostering dialogue and debate on people centered development. The UNDP India lecture series is a platform aimed at encouraging debate on a broad range of development concerns that are of interest to policy makers, academics and civil society in India. The lecture series will engage in the analysis of contemporary ideas in development that have a strong bearing on how we understand and achieve development outcomes. UNDP will invite distinguished experts to share their thoughts, research and analysis and enable a better understanding of current development issues.