Aug 22, 2016UN Constitutional Issue 4 May 2015
Aug 3, 2016GPECS Phase II Annual Report 2015Phase II of the Global Project for Electoral Cycle Support was launched in March 2015 as a successor to GPECS I (2009-2015). GPECS I and II have been designed to respond to demands of UNDP electoral assistance worldwide and to ensure global coherence in the delivery, as well as in the development and implementation, of UNDP electoral policy and capacity development.
Jul 22, 2016Environmental Governance Project (EGP) | News UpdatesOur regular Environmental Governance Project (EGP) News Updates highlight key activities and results of the UNDP-SEPA Environmental Governance Project.
Jul 15, 2016Fast Facts: Youth as Partners for the Implementation of the SDGsThe goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda are interconnected, aiming to integrate the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. Explicitly or implicitly, young people are deeply embedded within their fabric. Their knowledge, reach, and innovative solutions are essential if sustainable development is to be realized.
Jul 14, 2016Preventing violent extremism through promoting inclusive development, tolerance and respect for diversityThe Global Meeting on ‘Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) through Promoting Inclusive Development, Tolerance and Respect for Diversity’ was an opportunity for global development actors to engage in in-depth discussions on their role in preventing violent extremism. This report presents key points from the many conceptual and thematic discussions.
Jul 8, 2016Youth-GPSUNDP’s first Youth Global Programme for Sustainable Development and Peace – Youth-GPS (2016-2020), is a 5-year global programmatic offer on youth empowerment, designed to sharpen the organization’s response to the challenges young people face worldwide, boost the implementation of UNDP’s Youth Strategy 2014-2017, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security.
Jun 24, 2016ISSUE BRIEF | Development and Mine ActionMine action programmes aim to limit, mitigate and ultimately abolish the human impact of landmines and other explosive remnants of war through humanitarian demining, risk reduction education, victim/survivor assistance, stockpile destruction and advocacy.
Jun 23, 2016Environmental Governance Project (EGP) | BrochureThis four-year Sida-funded programme responds to the challenges many developing countries face in implementing environmental policies and integrating environmental and social concerns into broader sustainable development policy making.
Jun 15, 2016Global Principles for the Capacity Assessment of National Human Rights institutionsEight Global Principles for capacity assessments of National Human Rights Institutions have been identified encompassing compliance with human rights norms and standards. The Global Principles and the analysis contained in this volume guide and strengthen capacity assessments and development of NHRIs across the world.
Jun 14, 2016UNDP Rule of Law Annual Report 2015UNDP has been a leader in supporting the rule of law in countries affected by crisis through its Global Programme for Strengthening the Rule of Law in Crisis-Affected and Fragile Situations. This Annual Report looks back over the last 8 years and sets the stage for the implementation of Phase III (2016–2019).
Jun 9, 2016Guidelines for the Examination of Patent Applications relating to PharmaceuticalsThis report provides guidance for countries to enhance the functioning and transparency of the patent system for the timely and affordable access to lifesaving treatment. Affordable access to treatment is closely linked with the aspiration to ensure health and well-being for all, as embodied in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.
May 31, 2016Discussion Paper | Root Causes of Radicalization in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent StatesThis paper examines the diverse drivers of radicalization and violent extremism throughout Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (ECIS). The purpose of the analysis is to identify potential points of intervention for development based programming to prevent the conditions conducive to violent extremism.
May 31, 2016Discussion Paper | Preventing Violent Extremism through Inclusive Development and the Promotion of Tolerance and Respect for DiversityUNDP has developed a global framework called 'Preventing Violent Extremism through Inclusive Development and the Promotion of Tolerance and Respect for Diversity'. This framework highlights that prevention of violent extremism needs to look beyond strict security concerns to development-related causes of, and solutions to, the phenomenon.
May 26, 2016HIV, Health and Development Strategy 2016-2021The HIV, Health and Development Strategy 2016-2021: Connecting the Dots elaborates UNDP's work on HIV and health in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
May 23, 2016The Peace PromiseThe Peace Promise: Commitments to more effective synergies among peace, humanitarian and development actions in complex humanitarian situations
May 11, 2016Issue Brief | Peace and Development AdvisorsUNDP and the UN Department of Political Affairs have partnered to strengthen support to the UN’s work in building national capacities for conflict prevention through the deployment of Peace and Development Advisors who support UN Country Teams respond to complex political situations and to implement strategic conflict prevention initiatives and programmes.
May 11, 2016Issue Brief | Joint UNDP-DPA Programme on National Capacities for Conflict PreventionUNDP and the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (DPA) have collaborated on the development and implementation of conflict prevention initiatives in the field through the Joint UNDP-DPA Programme on Building National Capacities for Conflict Prevention (Joint Programme).
May 4, 2016Key Messages for the 'New Urban Agenda'The following key messages emanated from the event 'The Nexus of Urbanization, Violence and Conflict: Linking SDG 11 and SDG 16' and should be given consideration in the discussion on the New Urban Agenda.
Apr 19, 2016Final Report on illustrative work to pilot governance in the context of the SDGsThis report was prepared with substantial input from 5 pilot countries, Albania, Indonesia, Rwanda,Tunisia and the United Kingdom on an initiative to pilot illustrative work on governance in the context of the discussions on the Sustainable Development Goals. The report draws out the main lessons learned from the Pilots experience, and identifies some guidelines for work on implementation of aspects of Sustainable Development Goal 16.
Apr 15, 2016Reflections On Drug Policy And Its Impact On Human Development: Innovative Approaches By Member StatesThis paper describes policy solutions to address the harmful consequences of drug control efforts.These initiatives might help countries better understand how to address drug-related issues in their respective economic, political and social circumstances.