Democratic Governance

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Child‐Friendly Legal Aid in Africa

This document explores the legal, policy, and practical issues involved in creating and maintaining “child-friendly” legal aid programs in Africa. After discussing the key components of child-friendly legal aid systems, the paper turns to an examination of the core competencies of individual more

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Understanding Electoral Violence in Asia

This report investigates electoral violence in Asia through analyses of case studies commissioned by UNDP for seven countries in South and South-East Asia: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines and Thailand. The ultimate objective of these case studies was to draw empirical more

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Illicit Financial Flows from the Least Developed Countries 1990-2008

This paper explores the scale and composition of illicit financial flows from the 48 LDCs. This issue has been recognised by the UN as important for development and the MDGs. Illicit capital flight is a major hindrance to the mobilisation of domestic resources for development. Through the UN, the more

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Development and Use of Governance Indicators in Africa

On commission from the United Nations Development Programme Oslo Governance Centre (UNDP OGC) and the European Commission, the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA) has partnered with think tanks in three countries to produce a comparative study on the role and potential of national more

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Results: Spain UNDP Trust Fund

The Spain-UNDP Trust Fund was established in April, 2007 to support the United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) democratic governance and poverty reduction initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean.   Thanks to support from the Trust Fund, in just 33 months UNDP has put into 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
UNDP's Annual Report
Supporting Global Progress

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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