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Open government is the key to leaving no one behind

The 5th Global Open Government Summit (17-19 July) taking place in Tbilisi, Georgia focusses on civic engagement, fighting corruption and public service delivery. UNDP has supported the Open…  


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.  


From Rio to New York - localizing the SDGs through music and art

A UNDP-led pilot project harnesses the power of arts and music as a force for the localization and implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.  


Inclusive electoral processes: A pathway to more peaceful societies

Sustainable Development Goal 16 calls on UN Member States to promote responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making, and to build effective, accountable and transparent…  


A symphony of hope

The National Network of Children's and Youth Orchestras and Choirs of Panama is giving hundreds of children and adolescents an opportunity to find a passion in music while staying off the streets.  


Giving voice to women survivors in Guatemala

More than 30 years after she saw her family and community torn apart by Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, Elena de Paz decided to tell her story.  



Voice, Accountability and Civic Engagement: A Conceptual Overview

It is widely acknowledged that citizens as well as state institutions have a role to play in delivering governance that works for the poor and enhances democracy. In particular, citizens’ capacity to…  


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