Democratic Governance


Resolution: LEP eradication of poverty

Resolution on legal empowerment of the poor and eradication of poverty approved by 2nd Committe of the UN General Assembly on 9 December 2009 more


UNDP Electoral Assistance Implementation Guide

Electoral assistance is about more than supporting an election event. Ideally, such support should be embedded in a democratic governance strategy and provided throughout the ‘electoral cycle’. more


Democratic Governance Reader

A Reference for UNDP Practitioners is intended as a single volume reference tool on UNDP's approach to democratic governance. It is a joint publication of the Oslo Governance Centre, Democratic Governance Group (Bureau for Development Policy) and the Learning Resources Centre (Bureau of more


2008 DGTTF Annual Report

This annual report covers the main features, activities, results, lessons learned and future plans for the trust fund’s Global Window in 2008. Through activities at the country, regional and global level, the Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund has positioned UNDP at the forefront of more


Elections and Conflict Prevention Guide

This Guide to Analysis, Planning, and Programming provides readers with practical options and tools for programming design, early warning and conflict tracking. Drawing on seven country case studies (Bangladesh, Ghana, Guyana, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria and Sierra Leone), it presents lessons learned 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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Knowledge Exchange

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