The UNDP Thematic Trust Funds for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, Democratic Governance and the Environment were established in 2001. This report presents highlights from 2015, the final year of operation of the funds.
This programming guide features field-tested and evidence-based perspectives, offering technical advice on key aspects of legal aid programming, such as monitoring and evaluation, resource mobilization and capacity development backed by good practices on successful legal aid schemes, strategies and plans that were established in African countries, often times with limited funding.
Phase II of the Global Project for Electoral Cycle Support was launched in March 2015 as a successor to GPECS I (2009-2015). GPECS I and II have been designed to respond to demands of UNDP electoral assistance worldwide and to ensure global coherence in the delivery, as well as in the development and implementation, of UNDP electoral policy and capacity development.
The goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda are interconnected, aiming to integrate the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. Explicitly or implicitly, young people are deeply embedded within their fabric. Their knowledge, reach, and innovative solutions are essential if sustainable development is to be realized.
The Global Meeting on ‘Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) through Promoting Inclusive Development, Tolerance and Respect for Diversity’ was an opportunity for global development actors to engage in in-depth discussions on their role in preventing violent extremism. This report presents key points from the many conceptual and thematic discussions.
UNDP’s first Youth Global Programme for Sustainable Development and Peace – Youth-GPS (2016-2020), is a 5-year global programmatic offer on youth empowerment, designed to sharpen the organization’s response to the challenges young people face worldwide, boost the implementation of UNDP’s Youth Strategy 2014-2017, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security.
Mine action programmes aim to limit, mitigate and ultimately abolish the human impact of landmines and other explosive remnants of war through humanitarian demining, risk reduction education, victim/survivor assistance, stockpile destruction and advocacy.
This four-year Sida-funded programme responds to the challenges many developing countries face in implementing environmental policies and integrating environmental and social concerns into broader sustainable development policy making.
Eight Global Principles for capacity assessments of National Human Rights Institutions have been identified encompassing compliance with human rights norms and standards. The Global Principles and the analysis contained in this volume guide and strengthen capacity assessments and development of NHRIs across the world.
UNDP has been a leader in supporting the rule of law in countries affected by crisis through its Global Programme for Strengthening the Rule of Law in Crisis-Affected and Fragile Situations. This Annual Report looks back over the last 8 years and sets the stage for the implementation of Phase III (2016–2019).
This report provides guidance for countries to enhance the functioning and transparency of the patent system for the timely and affordable access to lifesaving treatment. Affordable access to treatment is closely linked with the aspiration to ensure health and well-being for all, as embodied in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.
This paper examines the diverse drivers of radicalization and violent extremism throughout Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (ECIS). The purpose of the analysis is to identify potential points of intervention for development based programming to prevent the conditions conducive to violent extremism.
UNDP has developed a global framework called 'Preventing Violent Extremism through Inclusive Development and the Promotion of Tolerance and Respect for Diversity'. This framework highlights that prevention of violent extremism needs to look beyond strict security concerns to development-related causes of, and solutions to, the phenomenon.