Democratic Governance

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Child‐Friendly Legal Aid in Africa

This document explores the legal, policy, and practical issues involved in creating and maintaining “child-friendly” legal aid programs in Africa. After discussing the key components of child-friendly legal aid systems, the paper turns to an examination of the core competencies of individualmore

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2010 Global Programme Annual Report: Accelerating Access to Justice for Human Development: A UNDP Rule of Law Initiative

Rule of law and access to justice lie at the centre of UNDP’s mandate as essential to human development and the reduction of poverty. In recognition of the importance of rule of law and access to justice for enhancing human development, UNDP’s Bureau for Development Policy established the more

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Study on the Socio-economic Impact of Pre-trial Detention

UNDP in partnership with the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI), Country Offices in Ghana, Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry as well as various Civil Society Organisations and National Human Rights Commissions (NHRCs) has engaged in research on the socio-economic impact of pre-trial detention inmore

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Justica Restaurativa (Restorative Justice)

 This book seeks to bring insights into the Restorative Justice model, which can be an important tool for building a participatory justice and promoting human rights, inclusion and social peace. more

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Access to Justice Practice Note

The Access to Justice Practice Note reviews UNDP's experience in the field, identifies good practices and lessons learned, and offers practical guidance on both the substantive and operational processes of Access to Justice. It identifies barriers to access and explores UNDP signature servicesmore

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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