Democratic Governance

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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 onmore

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UNDP Youth Strategy 2014-2017: Empowered Youth, Sustainable Future

Worldwide, youth face myriad challenges in terms of access to equal opportunities to jobs and having a voice in decisions which affect their lives.  In response to the worldwide phenomenon of young men and women calling for meaningful civic, economic, social and political participation,more

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Fast Facts: Youth engagement, crisis response and resilience

UNDP supports strengthened youth engagement in disaster preparedness, crisis response and resilience building in crisis and/or conflict contexts. Young men and women are playing an active role in rebuilding the social fabric of societies. After a crisis, youth are often involved in innovativemore

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Fast Facts: Economic empowerment of youth

Youth unemployment, underemployment and wages that are below the poverty line ($1.25 per day) diminish human and social capital and are associated with poorer health and educational outcomes.  This contributes to long-term, intergenerational poverty and inequality leading to weaker resistancemore

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Fast Facts: Civic engagement and participation of youth in politics and public institutions

Across the world, youth remain at the margins of the political, social and economic mainstream. Yet, youth engagement and participation is central to achieving sustainable human development. Young people have the right to participate in all levels of society and have the potential to be positivemore

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.

 

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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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