The following  video is based on the 2009 Human Development Report posted by the United Nations Development Programme. The full report is also available online at: http://hdr.undp.org/en/

Below a brief description of the focus of the 2009 report use to introduce the video clip:

Allowing for migration both within and between countries has the potential to increase peoples freedom and improve the lives of millions around the world, according to the 2009 Human Development Report launched here today.

We live in a highly mobile world, where migration is not only inevitable but also an important dimension of human development. Nearly one billion or one out of seven people are migrants. The report, Overcoming Barriers: Human mobility and development, demonstrates that migration can enhance human development for the people who move, for destination communities and for those who remain at home.

Thanks to Mousumi Mukherjee for the link

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