Global Development Law and Legal Definition

Global development refers to the development of greater quality of life for humans. Generally, it is used in a holistic and multi-disciplinary context of human development. The concept covers foreign aid, governance, health care, education, gender equality, disaster preparedness, infrastructure, economics, human rights, environment and issues associated with these. International development projects may consist of a single, transformative project to address a specific problem or a series of projects targeted at several aspects of society.