Fast Facts: Youth and Climate ChangeNov 26, 2015Today’s youth has a unique stake in the global dialogue on climate change: within their generation’s lifetime, our planet’s climate will cease to be what we know it to be. Young men and women are playing an active role in protecting the environment and finding innovative solutions to climate change. After crisis, youth often play a pivotal role in adopting and promoting environmentally-friendly practices at home and in the community. Young women are contributing as managers of natural resources in rural economies and this in turn impacts both diagnostics and solutions towards resilience building.
GPECS II Country WindowNov 18, 2015In 2009, UNDP launched the first-ever global project in electoral assistance – the Global Programme for Electoral Cycle Support (GPECS). One of the most successful features of GPECS has been its ability to be the ‘first on the ground’ by using a rapid response, fast-track mechanism to request and approve country-level electoral support.
GPECS-II-Questions and AnswersNov 18, 2015This brief document provides answers to the most prominent questions in regard to the Global Programme for Electoral Cycle Support (GPECS), such as how does global and regional electoral assistance look like, how does GPECS complement electoral assistance projects in our Member States and how can Development Partners contribute to GPECS.
Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund 2014Sep 11, 2015This report highlights 2014 results delivered under the existing Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund (DGTTF). UNDP is grateful to the partners and donors who have supported the DGTTF and are supporting its evolution under the new trust fund architecture to be launched in 2016. These contributions and partnerships have improved people’s lives around the globe, as this report underscores, and continue to strengthen the foundation for durable, peaceful development in the post-2015 era.
Fast Facts: Youth and PeacebuildingAug 27, 2015Youth are especially vulnerable to multiple and often interlinked forms of violence: in areas of conflict they face specific challenges such as having to take on adult responsibilities while at the same time missing years of education. They are also particularly affected by consequences of conflict such as unemployment, social rupture, trauma and – especially for those involved as combatants – loss of status and resources. Besides economic and social marginalization, they often face political exclusion and, as a result, their transition to adulthood can be prolonged or blocked.
Oslo Governance and Peacebuilding DialoguesAug 10, 2015This 2-pager summarizes the first Oslo Governance and Peacebuilding Dialogue on “Measuring Goal 16: promoting peaceful and inclusive societies” illustrating different approaches to measuring Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16: through official statistics gathered by National Statistics Offices (NSOs) and through expert assessment by international bodies.
Brochure - Oslo Governance CentreJun 9, 2015The Oslo Governance Centre (OGC) is one of six UNDP Global Policy Centres, established in 2002 and working since May 2015 with a renewed mandate. It is part of the UNDP Governance and Peacebuilding Cluster in the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS).
UNDP 2014-2015 highlights our key actions over the past year and their impact on the lives of beneficiaries around the world. The report also outlines the ongoing restructuring process that will ensure UNDP is fit for purpose in the new post-2015 landscape.
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.