Previous Progress News
April 2013 eBrief NOW OUT! 30/04/2013
United Kingdom Peace Index 2013 released 26/04/2013
Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index launched 26/04/2013
Social Progress Index 2013 released 19/04/2013
World Malaria Day 25/04/2013
Earth Day 22/04/2013
Wikiprogress Annual Report 2012 - find out what we have been up to! 15/04/2013
World Health Statistics 2012, by the World Health Organisation. 11/04/2013
OECD Mental Health and Work Project, a new series of reports looking at policy challenges in this area 08/04/2013
Sustainable Development Goals e-Inventory now online! 29/03/2013
March 2013 eBrief is OUT! 28/03/2013
World Water Day 22/03/2013
International Day of Happiness 20/03/2013
2013 Human Development Report by UNDP launched! 14/03/2013
Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean by ECLAC 14/03/2013
Guidelines on measuring subjective well-being, just released by OECD! 20/03/2013
UNESCO Institute for Statistics data game! Mind the Gap: Gender and Education is now live in all languages 06/03/2013
Multidimensional Poverty and the Post-2015 MDGs, a great paper by OPHI 04/03/2013
February 2013 eBrief is OUT! 28/02/2013
Accessing Justice: Models, Strategies and Best Practices on Women's Empowerment by the International Development Law Organisation 20/02/2013
Aid in Support of Gender Equality in Education and Health by OECD 20/02/2013
January 2013 eBrief now out! 7/02/2013
Transforming social norms to prevent violence against women and girls - read the comments from Wikigender's great online discussion! 6/02/2013
Wikichild Annual Report 2012, find out what progress has been made. 1/02/2013
Call for papers "Les indicateurs alternatifs à l’interface des demandes politiques et sociétales : participation, échelles de gouvernance et pouvoirs"! 31/01/2013
Mapping Family Change and Child Well-being outcomes - new report by Child Trends 22/01/2013
Measuring the Economic Contribution of Cultural Industries by UNESCO.21/01/2013
Sharing Road Safety - Developing an International Framework for Crash Modification Functions, by the International Transport Forum 14/01/2013
Well-being, Happiness, and Public Policy and Rank Robustness of Composite Indices: Dominance and Ambiguity - two papers by the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative 11/01/2013
Making Water Reform Happen in Mexico - OECD Studies on Water. 08/01/2013
Happiness: towards a holistic approach to development, a Note by the Secretary General of the UN 6/01/2013
Post-2015 Global Consultation on Education launched by UNICEF and UNESCO. 06/12/2012
World AIDS Day is 1 December! Read Evaluation Insights: Preventing HIV by the the DAC Networks. 01/12/2012
Turn the Heat Down: Why a 4 °C World Must Be Avoided, a new report from the World bank. 27/11/2012
November 2012 eBrief is OUT! 29/11/2012
Summary Report for the Wikigender online discussion on Engaging Men and Boys to Transform Discriminatory Social Norms Online Discussion is now available! 22/11/2012
Measures of Australia's Progress Consultation Report 2012 just released! 20/11/2012
Well-being patterns uncovered: an analysis of UK data published by nef 20/11/2012
It's World Toilet Day -19 November! - 2.5 billion people without proper sanitation. 19/11/2012
The CIC Impact Summit 15-16 November 2012, sign up for the Live Streaming! 12/11/2012
Developing economies to eclipse west by 2060, OECD forecasts - watch the video. 12/11/2012
Sri Lanka Human Development Report 2012 released by UNDP 07/11/2012
23/10/2012 How are Canadians Really doing? Canadian Index of Wellbeing Report 2012.
22/10/2012 Don't miss Wikigender's Online Discussion on "Engaging Men and Boys to Transform Discriminatory Social Norms" - LAST DAY - Wednesday 31 October!
16/10/2012 The EFA Global Monitoring Report 2012: Youth and Skills just released!
04/10/2012 The World Bank released the The World Development Report 2013.
04/10/2012 UNFPA released the report Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: A Celebration and A Challenge
03/10/2012 Article from the UNESCO Insitute for Statistics on the global demand for teachers and the shortfall.
02/10/2012 September 2012 eBrief in Spanish
27/09/2012 Report by DARA "Climate Vulnerability Monitor: A guide to the cold calculus of a hot planet".
26/09/2012 Just released September 2012 eBrief in Portuguese
21/09/2012 Just released September 2012 eBrief
17/09/2012 Report by the Commission for the Study and Promotion of Wellbeing in Latin America "Measurement, Research and Inclusion in Public Policy of Subjective Wellbeing: Latin America"
13/09/2012 Paper from the Brookings Institution Gender and Well-Being Around the World
03/09/2012 Report from World Bank The Effect of Women's Economic Power in Latin America and the Caribbean
28/08/2012 Report from UNESCO and UNICEF Asia-Pacific End of Decade Notes on Education for All
22/08/2012 Recently released report, Managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change and adaptation
19/08/2012 Recently released by the Economist - The Global Food Security Index
07/08/2012 We are pleased to share the Wikiprogress Mid-Year Report 2012 with the progress community.
24/07/2012 The June 2012 eBrief in Portuguese is now available!
24/07/2012 Released the First ONS Annual Experimental Subjective Well-being Results
18/07/2012 Report released by World Bank Information and Communications for Development 2012 - Maximizing Mobile
03/07/2012 Report released by UNDP Realizing the future we want for all
29/06/2012 Just released June 2012 eBrief
27/06/2012 Report released by WAVES A Smarter GDP
13/06/2012 Index and report released by nef The Happy Planet Index - 2012 Report
12/06/2012 Index and report released Global Peace Index Report 2012
11/06/2012 Report released by UNEP Global Environmental Outlook 5
01/06/2012 Just released May 2012 eBrief
30/05/2012 Women and Climate Change Online Discussion
22/05/2012 The new version of OECD's Better Life Index is out, check it out here.
15/05/2012 New Gallup Wellbeing Index Report out
15/05/2012 The 2012 Africa Human Development Report: Towards a Food Secure Future, urges states to lower vulnerability to disaster, food prices
05/05/2012 China should do more to control carbon emissions in its rapidly expanding cities, a World Bank report said Thursday
What well-being and sustainability measures are needed to go "Beyond GDP"? Watch this new OECD video on the topic.
30/01/2012 We are pleased to share the Wikiprogress 2011 Annual Report with the progress community.
30/01/2012 The UN's High-level Panel on Global Sustainability release Resilient People, Resilient Planet- A Future Worth Choosing
16/01/2012 The January edition of the Newsletter on Measuring the Progress of Societies is now online!
25/01/2012 The World Bank has just published its January 2012 Global Economic Prospects Report.
23/01/2012 Recently added progress initiative: Happy City
13/01/2012 Nic Marks to give a talk on 'Ideas for a Happier World' in London on the 19th of January
11/01/2012 New year, new banner for the Wikiprogress homepage! Please write to us and tell us what you think.
02/01/2012 What do you think are the big issues in education today? Enter the Global Youth Video Competition before 31 March 2012!
02/01/2012 New e-publication by the Human Development Report Unit (HDRU) in the UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre: Enforcing Rights and Correcting Wrongs: Overcoming Gender Barriers in Legal Systems
The end of year eBrief is now online with a special focus on Social Cohesion.
14/12/2011 Call for papers: Well-being in Contemporary Society (Conference, Netherlands, July 2012).
14/12/2011 The American Human Development Project has been awarded the 2011 International Institute of Information Design Award for its Measure of America report series.
06/12/2011 The Asian Conference on Measuring the Progress of Societies took place this week in Tokyo, Japan.
05/12/2011 Read extracts from the new OECD report, Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising.
02/12/2011 The Corruption Perceptions Index for 2011 has just been published.
01/12/2011 Interested in child well-being? Check out our list of blogs on the topic on Wikichild.
The World Bank has launched a new Climate Change Knowledge Portal.
17/11/2011 Launch of the OECD and Club of Madrid book: "Perspectives on Global Development 2012: Social Cohesion in a Shifting World".
17/11/2011 The Asia Foundation has released "Visualizing Afghanistan", a new online data mapping tool to accompany its survey of Afghan citizens.
16/11/2011 Read the OECD report, "Findings from the Gender Equality Module of the 2011 Paris Declaration Monitoring Survey".
15/11/2011 The new economics foundation report, The Practical Politics of Well-being looks at the question, "Why well-being now?"
10/11/2011 Paris-based think tank, La Fabrique Spinoza, is holding a Forum of Think Tanks on 19 November. They will be debating "new indicators of development to illustrate and transform society".
08/11/2011 The 2011 Human Development Report country data is now available.
07/11/2011 Open call for papers: The Research Committee on Social Indicators invites the submission of paper proposals to the Second ISA Forum of Sociologyin Buenos Aires, August 2012. Topics include "Measuring and monitoring social progress" and "Measuring well-being".
01/11/2011 Wikiprogress has started a Bibliography of publications on measuring progress and well-being. Please contribute.