Democratic Governance


Ukraine: Local Governance and Decentralisation

This study presents the findings of an assessment of the Promotion of Integrated Strategic Planning and Public Service Delivery Systems project in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. The project was implemented in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea /Ukraine in 2006, with resources provided by the more


Comparative Experience in Electoral Administration and the Arab World

This paper comprises four sections. First, a summary of findings and lessons learned is provided on the different institutional models and experiences in the structuring and functioning of electoral management bodies (EMBs). Second, findings and conclusions on the cost of elections are also more


Human Rights News Brief - Human Rights for Development, Vol.3

The latest issue of the Human Rights for Development News Brief provides an update on UNDP’s work in the area of human rights from Country Offices, Regional Centers, and the Headquarters. It also features our joint undertakings with Partner Agencies, compelling stories from the practitioners and more


Corruption, Accountability and Gender: Understanding the Connection

Understanding corruption’s linkages to gender equality issues and how it impacts women’s empowerment is part of the process of advancing women’s rights and understanding gender dimensions of democratic governance. UNDP and UNIFEM’s work on gender and democratic governance aims to enhance the more


Anti-Corruption for Development Newsletter, Vol. 5

This volume of the UNDP anti-corruption newsletter highlights activities carried out from October to December 2010. It covers publications on Anti-Corruption Practices in Education, Water and Health, and Corruption Risks in Climate Change as well as advocacy efforts through workshops, and the more

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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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