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The critical role of government

Nearly two billion people live in countries with inchoate governments stunned by fragility and conflict, a hindrance to the SDGs.  


Watering the roots of good governance

Effective core governance functions are in lack in every crisis. Identifying disrupted institutions early on can help build higher resilience to shocks  


Building Africa’s capacities to tax diamonds with Tax Inspectors Without Borders

Domestic resources are the largest and most important source of finance for sustainable development. In the developing world as a whole, domestic revenues exceeded US$7 trillion in 2014, compared to…  


Global Meeting on Preventing Violent Extremism

Second Global Meeting on Preventing Violent Extremism  


Supporting Civil Service Restoration and Reform in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings

This note aims to provide practitioners with useful guidance on support to countries in conflict-affected settings in restoring and/or reforming the civil service  


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.  


Foresight Manual - Empowered Futures


Basic services are key to stabilizing Libya

The call was grim and urgent. Worsening power cuts had knocked out electricity at a hospital in southern Libya, leaving kidney patients without the dialysis that had been keeping them alive. After…  


UNDP continues to expand stabilization support for Iraqi Government to help families return home, including minority communities

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to support the Government of Iraq on stabilization projects to restore vital services in areas freed from ISIL. More than 1200 projects are…  


Democratic governance and peacebuilding

We support the peaceful resolution of conflicts, promote the rule of law and access to justice, citizen security and human rights. We assist governments in strengthening their public institutions,…  

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