Democratic Governance

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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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Promoting Local Election Management as Part of an Electoral Cycle Approach

This is the first ever report to examine the different modalities used by various countries in Asia to administer local elections. It demonstrates the impact of local electoral management practices on the delivery of elections, the provision of electoral assistance and the relationship with anmore

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The Socioeconomic Impact of Pretrial Detention

Excessive and arbitrary pretrial detention is an overlooked form of human rights abuse that affects millions of persons each year, causing and deepening poverty, stunting economic development, spreading disease, and undermining the rule of law. Pretrial detainees may lose their jobs and homes;more

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The Broadband Opportunity - The Time Is Now

How can governments and countries change lives, increase prosperity and growth, and improve a wide range of essential services from education to healthcare? By connecting people to each other and to vital information and services, broadband can be an enabler and create opportunities that yieldmore

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Rule of Law and Access to Justice in Eastern and Southern Africa

Drawing on case studies from Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda, this report outlines several achievements and challenges that affect UNDP’s Rule of Law and Access to Justice focus and approach.   The mapping shows anmore

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
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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Teamworks is UNDP's knowledge sharing exchange that allows development professionals to gain and share knowledge