Democratic Governance

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Gender Responsive E-governance: Exploring the Transformative Potential

This primer highlights some of the key gender-related issues regarding e-governance in the context of UNDP’s Democratic Governance work. It presents entry points for continued programming on gender and e-governance and makes recommendations for closing the existing gender gap in specific more

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A User's Guide to Measuring Gender-Sensitive Basic Service Delivery

This Guide is produced as part of a UNIFEM, UNDP, and Gender at Work initiative called Gender and Democratic Governance in Development. It aims to improve the governance of basic services provision to women. more

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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, and more

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Gender Equality and Justice Programming: Equitable Access to Justice for Women

This primer outlines the major obstacles and barriers women face in accessing justice and suggests strategies and interventions to overcome these challenges. Gender mainstreaming is not a goal in itself, but rather a strategy towards achieving equality between men and women. The majority of this 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 sets 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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