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).
Rule of Law Global Programme Annual Report 2014May 20, 2015This report gives a synopsis of the results achieved in 2014 at the country-level through UNDP implemented programmes, including through the Global Focal Point, in assisting 38 crisis-affected countries to deal with the legacy of violence, increase safety and security for all, build confidence through accessible and effective justice and security institutions, and improve the delivery of justice and security for women.
UNDP Guidance Note on Constitution-Making SupportFeb 5, 2015For the first time, the UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-17 explicitly recognises constitution-making assistance as a key component of UNDP’s support for inclusive governance, peacebuilding and sustainable human development. Constitutions comprise the overarching legal framework which sets out the basis of the social contract between a state and its people.
Mobiles for human development: 2014 Trends and GapsJan 29, 2015The rapid diffusion of mobile technologies around the globe has triggered new opportunities to enhance human development. Mobiles can bring basic services and information to billions of people at the bottom of the pyramid, foster democratic governance by giving people a voice in key decision-making processes that affect their lives, and promote transparency and accountability in both the public and private sectors.
Global Status Report on Violence Prevention 2014Dec 10, 2014The report, which reflects data from 133 countries, is the first of its kind to assess national efforts to address interpersonal violence, namely child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner and sexual violence, and elder abuse.
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.