Publications listed by date

  • UNDP Thematic Trust Funds - 2015 Annual Report
    Oct 10, 2016

    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.

  • Legal Aid Service Provision: A Guide to Programming in Africa
    Sep 15, 2016

    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.

  • GUIDANCE NOTE | Strategies and good practices in promoting gender equality outcomes in parliaments
    Sep 2, 2016

    This Guidance Note explores the strategies and good practices used by the UNDP in supporting parliaments in their own promotion of gender equality.

  • Electoral Studies in Compared International Perspective
    Sep 2, 2016

    This study aims to identify and analyse some of the factors that affect voting from abroad. It provides a comparative overview of 18 Latin American countries.

  • UN Constitutional Issue 4 May 2015
  • GPECS Phase II Annual Report 2015
    Aug 3, 2016

    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.

  • Environmental Governance Project (EGP)  |  News Updates
    Jul 22, 2016

    Our regular Environmental Governance Project (EGP) News Updates highlight key activities and results of the UNDP-SEPA Environmental Governance Project.

  • Fast Facts: Youth as Partners for the Implementation of the SDGs
    Jul 15, 2016

    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.

  • Preventing violent extremism through promoting inclusive development, tolerance and respect for diversity
    Jul 14, 2016

    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.

  • Youth-GPS
    Jul 8, 2016

    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.

  • ISSUE BRIEF  |  Development and Mine Action
    Jun 24, 2016

    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.

  • Environmental Governance Project (EGP)  |  Brochure
    Jun 23, 2016

    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.

  • Global Principles for the Capacity Assessment of National Human Rights institutions
    Jun 15, 2016

    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 Rule of Law Annual Report 2015
    Jun 14, 2016

    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).

  • Guidelines for the Examination of Patent Applications relating to Pharmaceuticals
    Jun 9, 2016

    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.

  • Discussion Paper | Root Causes of Radicalization in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
    May 31, 2016

    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.

  • Discussion Paper | Preventing Violent Extremism through Inclusive Development and the Promotion of Tolerance and Respect for Diversity
    May 31, 2016

    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.

  • HIV, Health and Development Strategy 2016-2021
    May 26, 2016

    The HIV, Health and Development Strategy 2016-2021: Connecting the Dots elaborates UNDP's work on HIV and health in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • The Peace Promise
    May 23, 2016

    The Peace Promise: Commitments to more effective synergies among peace, humanitarian and development actions in complex humanitarian situations

  • Issue Brief | Peace and Development Advisors
    May 11, 2016

    UNDP and the UN Department of Political Affairs have partnered to strengthen support to the UN’s work in building national capacities for conflict prevention through the deployment of Peace and Development Advisors who support UN Country Teams respond to complex political situations and to implement strategic conflict prevention initiatives and programmes.