Democratic Governance

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Electoral Systems and Processes Practice Note

Establishing a framework for UNDP activities in the field of electoral assistance, the Electoral Systems and Processes Practice Note focuses on the various components of electoral assistance, the primary areas in which UNDP and others have worked, recent trends in the field, and lessons learned. It more

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ESSENTIALS: Electoral Assistance

The ESSENTIALS series, published by UNDP's Evaluation office, is designed to provide UNDP country offices and headquarters easy access to lessons learned from evaluations. This issue summarizes and synthesizes lessons learned and suggestions made by UNDP and other development agencies in the area more

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Poverty Reduction and Human Rights Practice Note

This Practice Note outlines a framework for human rights integration in poverty reduction and provides practical steps to guide UNDP programming. The framework is purposely kept generic, as it should be applicable to a range of country situations and programming modalities; whether the focus is on more

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A Desk Study on National Human Rights Action Plans

 This study aims at giving an overview of the present situation as well as of the development so far of the National Human Rights Action Plans in six pilot countries, Cape Verde, Lithuania, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia and Nepal. The overview of the process describes challenges, problems, more

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Access to Information Practice Note

Based on UNDP’s experience and consultations, the practice note introduces a conceptual model for access to information. It focuses on: Freedom and pluralism in information; Capacity strengthening, networking, and elevation of standards of media at national and local levels; Raising awareness on more

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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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