Brochure - Oslo Governance CentreJun 9, 2015The Oslo Governance Centre (OGC) is one of six UNDP Global Policy Centres, established in 2002 and working since May 2015 with a renewed mandate. It is part of the UNDP Governance and Peacebuilding Cluster in the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS).
Rule of Law Global Programme Annual Report 2014May 20, 2015This report gives a synopsis of the results achieved in 2014 at the country-level through UNDP implemented programmes, including through the Global Focal Point, in assisting 38 crisis-affected countries to deal with the legacy of violence, increase safety and security for all, build confidence through accessible and effective justice and security institutions, and improve the delivery of justice and security for women.
UNDP Guidance Note on Constitution-Making SupportFeb 5, 2015For the first time, the UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-17 explicitly recognises constitution-making assistance as a key component of UNDP’s support for inclusive governance, peacebuilding and sustainable human development. Constitutions comprise the overarching legal framework which sets out the basis of the social contract between a state and its people.
Mobiles for human development: 2014 Trends and GapsJan 29, 2015The rapid diffusion of mobile technologies around the globe has triggered new opportunities to enhance human development. Mobiles can bring basic services and information to billions of people at the bottom of the pyramid, foster democratic governance by giving people a voice in key decision-making processes that affect their lives, and promote transparency and accountability in both the public and private sectors.
Global Status Report on Violence Prevention 2014Dec 10, 2014The report, which reflects data from 133 countries, is the first of its kind to assess national efforts to address interpersonal violence, namely child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner and sexual violence, and elder abuse.
Fast Facts: Indigenous PeoplesSep 22, 2014UNDP’s engagement with indigenous peoples is grounded on its overall vision to help countries achieve the simultaneous eradication of poverty and significant reduction of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP’s work on indigenous peoples is guided and shaped by the international human rights standards and principles, and particularly the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
UNDP Youth Strategy 2014-2017: Empowered Youth, Sustainable FutureSep 1, 2014UNDP’s Youth Strategy identifies development challenges and issues facing youth today, and more importantly offers forward-looking recommendations for strategic entry points and engagement of a broad range of partners, including young people themselves, in addressing youth empowerment issues around the world.
Inclusive and Participative Political Institutions in the Arab States Region (2012-2012) - Project Brief Jun 25, 2014The Project Brief summarizes the key results and the lessons learned on UNDP’s ‘Inclusive and Participative Political Institutions in the Arab States’ (IPPI) Project (2012-2013). Within the framework of the IPPI Project, UNDP worked with legislatures in Arab States including in countries undergoing transitions, to support structures, legal frameworks and capacities to engage Civil Society and all citizens - particularly youth and women - in inclusive processes.
UNDP 2014-2015 highlights our key actions over the past year and their impact on the lives of beneficiaries around the world. The report also outlines the ongoing restructuring process that will ensure UNDP is fit for purpose in the new post-2015 landscape.
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.