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Biometrics for better governance

Citizens of Malawi will now have easier access to government services, be more included in the country’s economy and society, and be able to exercise their rights. UNDP is supporting a new system to…  


With open government, youth can be agents of change for the SDGs

Anchored in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and committed to the principles of universality, equality and leaving no one behind, the UNDP vision for the Strategic Plan 2018-2021 is to help…  


Reducing corruption could help prevent violent extremism

There is growing policy recognition that corruption is part of a multi-faceted set of drivers of violent extremism  


UNDP Thematic Trust Funds - 2016 Annual Report

Report highlights approaches and results achieved in addressing development challenges at local, national, regional and global levels under the UNDP Thematic Trust Funds.  


How one man’s struggle led to better health care for all in Ukraine

From one man's struggle to manage his leukemia treatment to sweeping changes in medical procurement - the landscape of health care access in Ukraine has dramatically shifted.  


Development of national evaluation capacities can contribute to eradicating poverty, promoting prosperity and protecting our planet

Country-level evaluation capacities have a key role to play in helping the world to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), experts said here today at the largest evaluation conference to…  


Parliamentarians need to hold governments accountable

A new report by the IPU and UNDP finds that parliaments are committed to overseeing their governments but in practice face significant challenges.  


Global Parliamentary Report 2017

The 2017 Global Parliamentary Report focuses on parliament's role in oversight of government, and its power to hold government to account.  


Parliament's Role in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

This handbook is designed to help parliamentarians and parliamentary staff members play an effective role in implementing the SDGs.  


Monitoring the implementation of SDG 16 for peaceful, just and inclusive societies

Monitoring SDG16 should drive improvements in governance issues that underpin peaceful, just, and inclusive societies and attainment of the 2030 Agenda.  

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