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2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction

This report’s key argument is that effective disaster risk reduction (DRR) is not simply a technical challenge. It reflects the need to generate necessary political incentives to make DRR a priority issue. It addresses the central question of “what are the critical drivers that explain the uptakemore


Basics of Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction

This paper seeks to promote a common understanding of what capacity development means for disaster risk reduction, including considerations or how it develops in both conceptual and practical terms. It is intended as a reference for the broader global community who work at the international,more


Managing Climate Risks in The Himalays

The Regional Climate Risk Reduction Project (2009-2010), a pilot initiative from UNDP and the European Community Humanitarian Aid Office, spanned across four countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region: India, Bhutan, Nepal, and Pakistan. In a limited time span of 15 months, the project workedmore


GLOF Risk Reduction through Community-based Approaches

One of the manifestations of the impact of climate change has emerged in the form of GLOF hazard – glacial lake outburst floods. A new hazard has been added to the lexicon of natural hazards and the frequency of this hazard has shown an increasing trend over the past decades, especially in themore


Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract

Based upon an extensive stocktaking of UNDP’s experience in crisis affected contexts, Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract provides insights on new approaches to governance promotion, analysis and programming adapted to the 21st century challenges of fragility. Relying on interviewsmore


Nepal: Human Stories from the Field

Recovery from conflict is essential to sustain peace in a country like Nepal going through a historical transition. Experiences from around the world have shown that relapsing into conflict is more likely when peace dividends do not reach the people, especially those who are at the receivingmore


International support for capacity development in post-conflict states: Reflections from two case studies in West Africa

This publication and its companion piece ‘State-Building: Key Concepts and Operational Implications in two Fragile States’ reports on an assessment of a number of programs in Sierra Leone and Liberia that a small team from the World Bank (Fragile and Conflict-Affected States Group) and UNDP (Bureaumore


Statebuilding: Concepts and operational implications in two fragile states: Sierra Leone and Liberia

This paper provides a distilled summary of the concepts shaping the discourse around state-building in fragile, conflict-affected situations, and explores some of the operational implications for international development practitioners working in these settings, drawing on experience from Liberiamore


Bolivia's story of conflict, dialogue and peacebuilding

Between 2006 and late 2008, the discussion and approval of the constitutional project was the main source of political and social conflict in Bolivia. This report highlights the contributions and lessons learned from the United Nations and the United Nations Development Programme's intervention inmore


Preventing Crisis - Enabling Recovery: 2010 Annual Report

This annual report summarizes some of UNDP's main achievements in regards to its work in Crisis Prevention and Recovery worldwide throughout 2010, particularly in the areas of Disaster Risk Reduction, Early Recovery, Conflict Prevention, and Gender Equality. It also provides detailed financialmore

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Governance in Conflict Prevention and Recovery: A Guidance Note

This UNDP Guidance Note is intended to support Country Office efforts to engage in programming in conflict contexts. Informed by theory and practice, it introduces the main challenges and opportunities; provides numerous country and programming examples; as well as practical tools and resourcesMore


Governance,Conflict Prevention and Peace-building Community of Practice Workshop

 In November 2006, the UNDP Oslo Governance Centre (OGC), in collaboration with UNDP Nepal, UNDPBCPR, and International IDEA organized the global workshop on Governance, Conflict Prevention andPeace-building in Kathmandu, Nepal.This report constitutes an overview of the workshop and containsMore


Guidance Note on Assessing the Rule of Law Using Institutional and Context Analysis

The Guidance Note on Assessing the Rule of Law using Institutional and Context Analysis (ICA) takes UNDP’s generic guidance note on ICA and applies it to rule of law programming to help implement UNDP’s Strategic Plan. There are few areas of development which are as defined by the use of power asMore


Guidance Note on Early Recovery CWGER April 2008

This IASC Guidance Note on Early Recovery was written in 2008 as a joint effort by the Cluster Working Group on Early Recovery (CWGER) in cooperation with the UNDG-ECHA Working Group on Transition and aims to provide greater clarity and guidance on what early recovery means and how to undertakeMore


Guide: Livelihoods & Economic Recovery in Crisis Situations

The purpose of the Guide on Livelihoods and Economic Recovery Programming in Crisis and Post-Crisis Situations is to connect UNDP Country Offices and their partners with global knowledge and experience on this subject. The Guide documents, for the first time, the accumulation of expertise that UNDPMore

UNDP's Work in Conflict and Disaster-affected Countries: 2012
Preventing Crisis, Enabling Recovery

Empowering people in the face of disasters and conflicts is no easy task for any nation. Through its crisis prevention and recovery activities, In 2013, UNDP was active in 177 countries, assisting households, communities, and governments to prevent, confront, and respond to conflicts and disasters.

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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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