Democratic Governance

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Discussion Paper - Governance for Sustainable Development

There are now widely accepted arguments that governance is of high relevance to the post-2015 development agenda: effective governance institutions and systems that are responsive to public needs deliver essential services and promote inclusive growth, while inclusive political processes ensure more

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Restore or Reform: UN Support to Core Government Functions in the Aftermath of Conflict

This report, developed by the United Nations Working Group on Public Administration in Post-Conflict, aims to capture the experience of the United Nations system’s work on public administration in the early years of post-conflict environments and to provide recommendations for more predictable, more

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Fast Facts: Southern Sudan

In South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, violence, which began in mid-December 2013, continues to cause chaos. People in South Sudan face urgent humanitarian and development needs. It is estimated that more than 800,000 people had been displaced from their homes by late February 2014. Thousands more

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Early Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Processes Handbook

This Early Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Processes Handbook is a practical guide for developing and implementing policies and programmes to ensure early access to legal aid.   The Handbook draws on the international standards set by the United Nations Principles and Guidelines on more

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The Longer-Term Impact of UNDP Electoral Assistance: Lessons Learned

The present study on “The Longer Term Impact of UNDP Electoral Assistance: Lessons Learned” consolidates in a systematic manner the lessons learned and the good practices on UNDP’s electoral projects where the organization has been active in this area for over a decade. The study identifies 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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