Capacity Development

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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 tomore

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UNDP Lessons Learned on Capacity Assessment June 2009

This document highlights lessons learned in conducting capacity assessment at every step.more

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UNDP Frequently Asked Questions on Capacity Assessment June 2009

The questions in this document have been raised by UNDP colleagues and partners during the many capacity assessment exercises and workshops that UNDP has facilitated around the world. The answers are based on UNDP’s experience and research, and reflect UNDP’s capacity assessmentmore

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UNDP Frequently Asked Questions on Capacity Development June 2009

The questions in this document have been raised by UNDP colleagues and partners during the many capacity development initiatives around the world in which UNDP has been involved. The answers are based on UNDP’s experience and research and reflect the UNDP approach to supporting capacitymore

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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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UNDP Annual Report 2009

The report outlines steps taken in 2008 to assist countries in developing their capacities to respond to citizens’ needs and reports on concrete actions undertaken by UNDP to deliver on commitments made.  The demand from developing countries for capacity development support, especially in themore

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UNDP global capacity development facility

UNDP proposal to support a three-year (2009-2011) Global Capacity Development Facility to translate the evidence gathered and lessons learned into practical support for capacity development actions.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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Capacity Development: A UNDP Primer

This primer addresses the basic elements of the UNDP approach to capacity development. It 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 – a real-worldmore

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Europe and CIS Regional Human Development Report 2008

The human cost of social exclusion   The report draws on data from an innovative six-country research study conducted by UNDP together with Oxford University researchers and local social research institutes and organisations of people living with HIV that looked at exclusion in the health,more

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2014 to 2017

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Fast Facts
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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Our work on Capacity Development
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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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UNDP's Annual Report
New Partnerships for Development

Our 2013-2014 Annual Report spotlights results from actions across core dimensions of development, from jobs and food security, to well-run elections, to crisis recovery, to the management of finite natural resources.

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