UNDP’s Oslo Governance Centre (OGC), established in 2002 is based in Norway. It works closely with UNDP central and regional bureaus in New York headquarters and other relevant UN bodies in strengthening the overall analytical and learning ability in the area of governance and peacebuilding. The OGC areas of work are related to human development, democratic governance and conflict prevention to support policy development and applied research, with an overarching focus on democratic governance and peacebuilding in crisis, conflict and transitional contexts. The Centre greatly values its partnership with its host government Norway. The OGC office is set up under shared resources and arrangements with the host government.
Report of the United Nations Development Programme on the Second Global Meeting on Preventing Violent Extremism, 'Oslo II'
This report provides an analytical reflection of the content, observations and recommendations of the second global meeting on preventing violent extremism (‘Oslo II’ meeting), ‘Assessing Progress Made and the Future of Development Approaches to Preventing Violent Extremism’, held on 23–24 May 2018 in Fornebu, Norway.
This latest toolkit provides guidance to development practitioners and specialists to improve the design, monitoring and evaluation of programmes that focus on preventing violent extremism (PVE).
Pathways for Peace is a joint United Nations–World Bank Group study that originates from the conviction that the international community’s attention must urgently be refocused on prevention.
990 UNDP projects focus on peace, justice and strong institutions
UNDP ranks as the world’s 2nd most transparent aid agency
A 3rd of UNDP’s total budget goes towards implementing SDG 16