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2008 Oslo Governance Centre Annual Report

During 2008, OGC continued to strengthen its work on ‘flagship’ activities like the Governance Indicators project, Communication for Empowerment as part of the broader agenda on Access to Information, and the Huritalk policy network. more

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2010 Oslo Governance Centre Annual Report

Following our 2008 forward looking assessment and the 2009 transition to a new OGC mandate, 2010 has been a year of consolidation and innovation in the Oslo Governance Center. From our work in Governance Assessments, to our new series on lessons learned from the Democratic Governance Trust Fund more

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2012 towards 2014 - Progress Report

With the end of the Cold War, the idea of ‘’transition’’ gained much use in the language of politicians, sociologists and economists. Since then, “transition” has been a useful term to describe complex processes of change, from authoritarian regimes to democracies, from centrally-planned to free more

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Arab Human Development Report 2004 Towards Freedom in the Arab World

This report, the third in the series, seeks to focus on the thorny issues of freedom, good governance and political reform. Drawing on a mixture of survey data and the other research it seeks to map out the challenges and constraints to moving forward on a path of democratic progress. more

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Arab Human Development Report 2009

Arab Human Development Reports (AHDRs) engage institutions and citizens in the Arab countries in global concerns so as to build understanding and consensus around regional and national development priorities. They also identify disadvantaged groups of population and regions and suggest policies, more

OUR WORK - Democratic Governance

At the request of country partners, UNDP supports democratic governance goals through strengthening core government institutions at the national, regional and local levels. Our work includes supporting change toward increased civic engagement and inclusive participation, enhancing accountable and responsive governing institutions, and working with partners to ground governance in the international principles at the heart of the United Nations.

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