Democratic Governance

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Bridging Interests of Service Provider and Customers for Sustainable Water Supply Services

The mutual understanding and recognition of the rights and obligations of water service providers and their customers has the potential of contributing to the sustainability of the delivery of water services in small water supply systems. more

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Chasing the Wind: Assessing Philippine Democracy

This book assesses democracy in the Philippines for the past 25 years, mapping the deficits and gains since 1986 within the framework of basic human rights and equitable development. It provides a critical, yet fair evaluation of Philippine democracy today and suggestions for strengthening it. more

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Fast Facts: Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the Philippines

Gender equality is well advanced in the Philippines. The country scores well on international gender equality measures and indices, but more is needed to sustain the achievements and to overcome remaining challenges. Despite a favorable policy environment – the Philippines is signatory more

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Godparent Scheme for On-Site Skills and Knowledge Sharing

The Godparent Mentoring scheme is an effective mechanism for transferring knowledge and skills amongst water service providers (WSP) and water users' associations (WUA) in the delivery of adequate and sustainable access to safe and clean drinking water. more

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Human Rights Based Approach to Development Planning Toolkit

The toolkit is a step-by-step guide for development planners and practitioners that strengthens the capacities of the many actors at both national and local levels of government to apply a rights-based approach to development planning and programming. more

OUR WORK - DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE

UNDP assists Philippine government to nurture a culture of human rights by fulfilling commitments to international treaties; mainstreaming rights-based approach into local, gender-sensitive plans; and building the capacity of government, including the security forces, to protect and promote human rights.

MORE ABOUT DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE
Contact UNDP in the Philippines
Emmanuel Buendia

Team Leader
Democratic Governance
Email: emmanuel.buendia@undp.org
Phone number: (632) 9010225
Fax Numbers: (632) 9010200, (632) 8897177