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Tracking SDG progress is a team effort

For the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to become reality, countries must be able to measure their progress and report back to their citizens and to the wider world. The 2030 Agenda provides…  


The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security

Opening Remarks: 62nd CSW High-level Side Event on 'The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security'  


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.  


The truth and nothing but the truth

In recent years, technological developments and the liberalization of media markets have fueled an explosive change in media and communication, with profound implications for how people are informed,…  


Regional Organizations, Gender Equality and the Political Empowerment of Women

This report presents key instruments for promoting gender equality and political empowerment of women at the global and regional levels, highlighting challenges, opportunities and successes.  


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…  


Advancing the Human Rights and Inclusion of LGBTI People: A Handbook for Parliamentarians

This handbook offers practical tips, tools and resources designed to support parliamentarians to advance the rights and inclusion of LGBTI people.  


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.  


UNDP joins forces with Wilson Center to provide data on women’s leadership in public administration

UNDP is joining forces with the Wilson Center to provide extensive data on women’s leadership in public administration for The Center’s Women in Public Service Project. By collecting, analyzing, and…  


Political participation in times of mass migration and refugee crises

This issue brief examines how migrants and refugees can be supported in exercising their political and civil rights.  

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