Capacity Development

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2010 'Capacity is Development' Global Event: Final Report

This is the final report of the ‘Capacity is Development’Global Event on Smart Strategies and Capable Institutions for 2015 and Beyond. The event was held on 17-19 March 2010, in Marrakech, Morocco. For more information, please visit: www.capacityisdevelopment.org more

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Aid Information Management Systems in Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations

This comparative study reviews existing experiences, lessons learned and good practices regarding the establishment of the Aid Information Management System (AIMS) in selected post-conflict and fragile situations. It compares and analyses the usage of AIMS in Burundi, the Central African Republic more

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Annual Report 2001

The UNDP of the 21st Century is now focusing much less on traditional project work.  We have sharply narrowed our primary policy focuses to six thematic practice areas, selected because of developing country demand: poverty reduction, democratic governance, sustainable energy and the 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

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Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2010

A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific   The report focuses on the critical question of advancing gender equality, as seen through the prism of women’s unequal power, voice, and rights. Despite the region’s many economic gains, the Report chronicles how in many instances more

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Bangladesh: Linking Procurement to the Millennium Development Goals

The following tells the story of a community in Bangladesh which not only demonstrates true progress in achieving one of the Millennium Development Goals, but also where a number of the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness are being followed, thus allowing the local community to more

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Beyond Transition: Towards Inclusive Societies

This report builds on evidence that, despite a decade of broad-based and uninterrupted recovery, significant number of people in transition Europe and Central Asia continue to feel dejected, and believe that their position in society has declined. While some of these feelings may be rooted in the more

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Brief summary note on the global capacity development campaign

This note is a brief summary of a campaign ‘of sorts’ that involves the gathering of more evidence, a call to partners for engagement, a convening of the global community of experts, thinkers and practitioners - on capacity development. more

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CBD: Benefit Sharing Perspectives from Enterprising Communities

This report elaborates on how various communities in a range of ecosystems share the benefits derived from economic activities and how that affects their ability to meet their needs and ensure social and economic well-being. This report also focuses on inter- and intra-community equity in economic more

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Capacity Assessment Practice Note

This is the UNDP Practice Note on Capacity Assessment. It explains the basics of capacity assessments: the concepts, the entry points and The methodological issues. The Practice Note includes a review of selected organisational assessment tools and a UNDP framework and tool to assess the enabling more

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Capacity Development

The task of cutting world poverty in half is not happening fast enough. As the deadline for reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, the delivery of poverty reduction plans has stalled in too many countries, often due to limited capacity to address poverty effectively.

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Capacity Development: A UNDP Primer
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This primer provides a simple, cogent and accessible illustration of the UNDP Capacity Development Approach for the benefit of development practitioners both within and beyond the UN development system.

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Measuring Capacity
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This paper presents a framework for better defining, capturing and communicating capacity development results. The framework begins with the end in mind – national development goals.

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