Democratic Governance



This discussion paper aims to outline some of the major factors to consider should it be decided that global goal(s) covering democratic governanance are included in a new post-MDG framework. In contrast to the existing MDGs, which are focused on socio-economic development indicators, democratic more


Anti-corruption Newsletter Vol 7

This seventh volume of the UNDP’s Anti-Corruption Newsletter highlights some of the major anti-corruption trends and activities carried out by UNDP during the first half of 2012. This edition presents UNDP’s shift towards a multi-disciplinary but more integrated approach to anti-corruption in more


Beyond Transition: Towards Inclusive Societies

This report builds on evidence that, despite a decade of broad-based and uninterrupted recovery, significant number of people in transition Europe and Central Asia continue to feel dejected, and believe that their position in society has declined. While some of these feelings may be rooted in the more


Celebrating 2011 International Anti Corruption Day

This report details activities supported by the UNDP Global Programme on Anti-Corruption for Development Effectiveness (PACDE), as part of the 2011 International Anti-Corruption Day global campaign. The theme for the 2011 global campaign, launched jointly by UNDP and the UN Office on Drugs and more


Mainstreaming Human Rights in Development Policies and Programming: UNDP Experiences

UNDP's work is based on the belief that people experience poverty not only as a lack of income but also as a lack of education or health care or as a lack of dignity and participation in a community. These dimensions of people's lives are considered so important that governments all around the more

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2014 to 2017

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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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Our report showcases how we deliver results through programmes on poverty reduction and the Millennium Development Goals, democratic governance, crisis prevention and recovery, and the environment and sustainable development. It highlights the reach of our diverse partnerships.

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