Democratic Governance

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Governance Indicators Sources and Use in the Philippines

 Rapid Assessment Report on Governance Indicators Sources and Use in the PhilippinesThe report identifies and maps exisitng governance indicators sources in the country, and assesses the extent to which policy makers make use them. more


Governance Indicators in the Philippines: A User's Guide

This guide provides basic information on various institutions engaged in establishing and identifying governance indicators generally used in the Philippines. The guide is also useful for matching the supply of indicators with political demand. more


Planning a Governance Assessment: A Guide to Approaches, Costs and Benefits

 Providing an easily accessible overview of options, this guide advises on how to operationalize a country-led assessment in line with strategic principles such as ownership and inclusive participation. more


A User’s Guide to Measuring Gender-Sensitive Basic Service Delivery

The Guide is produced as part of a UNIFEM, UNDP, and Gender at Work initiative called Gender and Democratic Governance in Development, which aims to improve the governance of basic services provision to women. more


Seeing Beyond the State - Grassroots Womens Perspectives on Corruption and Anti-Corruption

Corruption is global phenomenon and a major obstacle to development and economic growth in the global South. Although it affects all social classes and groups, women (and poor women in particular) are among the most affected. In order to better understand corruption from the perspective of women atmore

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.


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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

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