Apr 10, 2006A Guide to Measuring the Impact of Right to Information Programmes
Oct 30, 2006Communication for Empowerment: Media Strategies for Vulnerable Groups
Feb 1, 2008Communication for Empowerment in Madagascar
Aug 11, 2011Communication For Development: Strengthening the effectiveness of the UN
Aug 20, 2009Communication for Development: A Glimpse at UNDP's Practice
Jul 10, 2008Claiming the MDGs: An Empowerment Framework
Dec 6, 2011The Future of Participatory Civil Society Assessments: A Conceptual AnalysisThe Future of Participatory Civil Society Assessments: A Conceptual Analysis aims to contribute to the discussion between different stakeholders on future approaches in participatory civil society assessments.
Jan 1, 2001UNDP and Civil Society Organizations: A Policy of EngagementThe policy on UNDP engagement with civil society provides guidelines and principles for engagement with civil society and highlights policy and programmatic implications.
Apr 30, 2003UNDP and Civil Society Organizations: Partners in Development
May 1, 2009Global Inventory of UNDP Engagement with Civil Society
Jan 1, 2009The Role of Legal Reform in Supporting Civil Society: An Introductory PrimerThis primer discusses trends in legal and regulatory frameworks governing the establishment of civil society organizations, and their space and scope to function in public life.
May 1, 2009Towards a Peoples' Multilateralism: The UN, Development Networks and Civil SocietyThis paper synthesises the main literature, arguments, theories and proposals coming from academia, civil society, politicians and commentators on the “new multilateralism”– a complex, multilayered process where non-state actors have become increasingly important players in global governance.
Oct 1, 2012UNDP Strategy on Civil Society and Civic Engagement
May 20, 2005A Guide to Civil Society Organizations Working on Democratic Governance
Oct 1, 2014UNDP Guidelines on Engaging with Faith-based Organizations and Religious Leaders
Nov 1, 2011Engaging with the Urban Poor and their Organizations for Poverty Reduction and Urban GovernanceEngaging with the Urban Poor and their Organizations for Poverty Reduction and Urban Governance is primarily about the initiatives of organizations formed by the urban poor themselves and the potential these have as partners for UNDP offices.
Aug 1, 2009Voice and Accountability for Human DevelopmentUNDP Corporate Strategy charts a course to revitalize the engagement of UNDP with civil society and its organizations. It seeks to bring about a fundamental shift in the relationship, geared towards recognizing the evolving nature and growing influence of civil society, drawing on its strengths and capacities, and maximizing the potential of civic engagement for development.
Aug 1, 2008Voice, Accountability and Civic Engagement: A Conceptual OverviewIt is widely acknowledged that citizens as well as state institutions have a role to play in delivering governance that works for the poor and enhances democracy. In particular, citizens’ capacity to express and exercise their views has the potential to influence government priorities or governance processes, including a stronger demand for transparency and accountability.
Jan 1, 2008Public Oversight of the Security Sector: A Handbook for Civil Society OrganizationsThe recent era of the ‘War on Terror’ has put at risk processes of democratization and the status of human rights in developing countries. Civil society should stay engaged to ensure that each nation’s security sector is a rights-respecting service working for security as a public good. This handbook for civil society organizations formulates practical guidance on how to help make the security sector law-abiding, transparent and accountable to society.
Feb 1, 2007Civil Society Engagement in PSIA Processes: A ReviewThis study, commissioned by UNDP from the Overseas Development Institute, calls for broader national participation in Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) processes. It includes three country case studies from Uganda, Armenia and Bolivia.