Democratic Governance

  • Being LGBT in Asia: The Philippine Country ReportBeing LGBT in Asia: The Philippine Country ReportMay 1, 2014
    Being LGBT in Asia: the Philippines Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in the Philippines including the effects of laws, policies, culture and social attitudes, and religion, based on research, consultation and the National LGBT Community Dialogue.

  • Human Rights Based Approach to Development Planning ToolkitHuman Rights Based Approach to Development Planning ToolkitAug 29, 2011
    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.

  • Chasing the Wind: Assessing Philippine DemocracyChasing the Wind: Assessing Philippine DemocracyAug 29, 2011
    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.

  • Towards an Informed Citizens’ Participation in Local Governance: Sourcebook on Local Public FinanceTowards an Informed Citizens’ Participation in Local Governance: Sourcebook on Local Public FinanceAug 29, 2011
    This handbook highlights the steps, good practices, and critical entry-points for the average Filipino citizen to participate in budget and public finance processes at the local level in support of a more participatory public finance system resistant to corruption.

  • Godparent Scheme for On-Site Skills and Knowledge SharingGodparent Scheme for On-Site Skills and Knowledge SharingAug 1, 2013
    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.

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.

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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