Democratic Governance

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A Users's Guide to Measuring Public Administration Performance

This Guide responds to a growing demand for more operational and nationally-owned measurement tools for public administration. It critically reviews the existing assessment tools and information sources which are readily accessible online. It provides practical guidance drawing on scenarios, andmore

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Public Administration Reform Practice Note

In the area of Public Administration Reform, UNDP's mandate to reduce poverty and foster respect for human rights implies programmes that will have the long-term impact on the disadvantaged. This note identifies open government and decentralization as the twin pillars of UNDP's pro-poor and humanmore

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Benchmarking and Self-Assessment for Democratic Legislatures

This publication analyzes benchmarks and good practices in democratic legislatures. It also provides tools to inform and improve South-South cooperation as well as UNDP’s parliamentary development programming. more

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Parliamentary Development Strategy Note

The Parliamentary Development Strategy Note establishes a policy framework for the services that UNDP provides in parliamentary development. It describes the niche of UNDP as a partner in parliamentary development, provides practical advice and guidance for UNDP governance practitioners and setsmore

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A Manual on Parliamentary Engagement with the Millennium Development Goals

The UN Millennium Campaign and the UNDP Parliamentary Development team have launched a manual on “parliamentary engagement with the Millennium Development Goals”. It outlines mechanisms that can be used in parliaments to improve MDGs engagement; good practices in how parliaments have made the MDGsmore

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