Democratic Governance

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UNDP Youth Strategy 2014-2017: Empowered Youth, Sustainable Future

Worldwide, youth face myriad challenges in terms of access to equal opportunities to jobs and having a voice in decisions which affect their lives.  In response to the worldwide phenomenon of young men and women calling for meaningful civic, economic, social and political participation, more

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Fast Facts: Youth engagement, crisis response and resilience

UNDP supports strengthened youth engagement in disaster preparedness, crisis response and resilience building in crisis and/or conflict contexts. Young men and women are playing an active role in rebuilding the social fabric of societies. After a crisis, youth are often involved in innovative more

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Fast Facts: Civic engagement and participation of youth in politics and public institutions

Across the world, youth remain at the margins of the political, social and economic mainstream. Yet, youth engagement and participation is central to achieving sustainable human development. Young people have the right to participate in all levels of society and have the potential to be positive more

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Fast Facts: Economic empowerment of youth

Youth unemployment, underemployment and wages that are below the poverty line ($1.25 per day) diminish human and social capital and are associated with poorer health and educational outcomes.  This contributes to long-term, intergenerational poverty and inequality leading to weaker resistance more

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Oslo Governance Centre 2013: A Year in Review

2013 was a year of change at UNDP.  We developed the new strategic plan “Changing with the World” and prepared to re-realign our organizational structure to deliver on the new vision. Oslo Governance Centre (OGC) adapted to these changes, by building on its strength as a global knowledge hub, more

UNDP Global Programme
2014 to 2017

The Global Programme is the architecture that allows UNDP to provide coherent global policy advice and programme support services, based on country and regional programme experiences and drawing on the pool of evidence, knowledge and expertise gained by UNDP across all development settings.

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Fast Facts
Democratic Governance

The response to the recent global economic crisis by many countries around the world, particularly developed nations, has demonstrated that the State has an important role to play in addressing critical challenges.  This is also an important lesson for developing countries as public institutions must have the capacity to address these difficulties while at the same time delivering the benefits of human development.

 

Our work : Democratic Governance
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Our report showcases how we deliver results through programmes on poverty reduction and the Millennium Development Goals, democratic governance, crisis prevention and recovery, and the environment and sustainable development. It highlights the reach of our diverse partnerships.

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