Capacity Development

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Voice and Accountability for Human Development

This note highlights the UNDP global strategy to strengthen civil society and civic engagement. This strategy note aims to revitalize the engagement of UNDP with civil society and its organizations by seeking to bring about a fundamental shift in the relationship, geared towards recognizing themore

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Climate Change at UNDP: Scaling Up to Meet the Challenge

The paper presents UNDP's strategy to support the efforts of developing countries and vulnerable groups for scaling up mitigation and adaptation action to successfully meet the climate change challenge and achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). 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 enablingmore

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The Role of UNDP in the Changing Aid Environment at the Country level

At its June 2008 session, the Executive Board “endorse[d], in principle, a four-year pilot period, starting in September 2008, for enabling UNDP financial contributions to pooled funding and sector budget support, on a case-by-case basis, upon the request of the recipient country and inmore

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UNDP Key Messages for Accra and Doha

UNDP’s messages to Aid Effectiveness and the Financing for Development forums. more

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UNDG Key Messages for Accra

In preparation for the 3rd High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, Accra, Ghana, 2-4 September 2008, these messages articulate UNDG positions.more

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Resource Kit on Indigenous Peoples’ Issues

This Kit focuses on development and indigenous peoples, with emphasis on their full and effective participation in all development processes and the need for a genuine partnership in—and ownership with them—of these processes. It is designed to provide United Nations Country Teams with guidance asmore

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Support Capacity Development: The UNDP Approach

This resource articulates a series of UNDP policy statements and services in support of capacity development efforts at global, regional and country levels. The statements of policy and the provision of these services are supported by research and analysis of capacity development theory, datamore

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Capacity Development Practice Note

This Practice Note provides UNDP staff and other development practitioners with a basic understanding of core capacity issues, why such capacities are important, and how external partners can support countries' efforts to further deepen and effectively utilise such capacities to achieve theirmore

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UNDP Annual Report 2008

In early 2007, the world economy was still in its third year of exceptionally rapid growth, progress which has had a positive impact on poverty reduction in general.  By mid-2007, however, it was clear that developing countries would have to respond to a great deal of uncertainty in the globalmore

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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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Knowledge Exchange
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Teamworks is UNDP's knowledge sharing exchange that allows development professionals to gain and share knowledge

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