Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding - Library
  • Building Inclusive Societies and Sustaining Peace through Democratic Governance and Conflict Prevention
    Nov 11, 2016

    This publication sets out the vision, policy and programming offer of UNDP’s Governance and Peacebuilding Cluster. It is intended for UNDP staff, UNDP partners, donors and the global development community.

  • UNDP-DPA Joint Programme Annual Report 2015
    Oct 25, 2016

    This report provides an overview of the impact of the Joint UNDP-DPA Programme on Building National Capacities for Conflict Prevention in 2015.

  • UNDP Thematic Trust Funds - 2015 Annual Report
    Oct 10, 2016

    The UNDP Thematic Trust Funds for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, Democratic Governance and the Environment were established in 2001. This report presents highlights from 2015, the final year of operation of the funds.

  • Global Principles for the Capacity Assessment of National Human Rights institutions
    Jun 15, 2016

    Eight 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.

  • Discussion Paper | Root Causes of Radicalization in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
    May 31, 2016

    This 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.

  • The Peace Promise
    May 23, 2016

    The Peace Promise: Commitments to more effective synergies among peace, humanitarian and development actions in complex humanitarian situations

  • Issue Brief | Peace and Development Advisors
    May 11, 2016

    UNDP 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.

  • Issue Brief | Joint UNDP-DPA Programme on National Capacities for Conflict Prevention
    May 11, 2016

    UNDP 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).

  • Key Messages for the 'New Urban Agenda'
    May 4, 2016

    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.

  • The Social Contract in Situations of Conflict and Fragility
    Apr 14, 2016

    This concept note presents an analysis of the use of a “social contract” as a way of framing UNDP’s governance practices in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.

  • UNDP New Deal Facility Annual Report 2015
    Apr 4, 2016

    The UNDP Support Facility was established in January 2014 to provide coordinated financial and technical support for implementation of aspects of the New Deal, building on UNDP's extensive country presence and experience working in all g7+ countries.

  • Apr 1, 2016

    These guiding principles were designed to inform participative, inclusive and inter-generational peacebuilding strategies and programmes that systematically promote and ensure participation and contributions of young people in these challenging conflict contexts where violence has often become the norm.

  • Infrastructures for Peace: Approaches and Lessons Learned
    Mar 10, 2016

    This paper provides key insights on the concept of Infrastructures for Peace (I4P), and the design and tailoring of I4P processes to national contexts. It looks at the experiences of five different countries - South Africa, Ghana, Tunisia, Nepal and Thailand (Deep South), and provides comparative design and implementation insights.

  • Local Governance in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings
    Mar 4, 2016

    The challenges and risks associated with local governance programming in the immediate aftermath of conflict and or in contexts of systematic fragility, high criminal violence or protracted conflict, remain immense. UNDP’s support to local governance in these settings needs to be guided by a set of options and a theory of change cognizant of the complex political economies that influence the pace and trajectory of development outcomes in such environments. The Guide on Local Governance in Fragile and Conflict affected Settings: Building a Resilient Foundation for Peace and Development is UNDP’s comprehensive effort to respond to these programming needs.

  • UNDP in Iraq
    Feb 1, 2016

    As part of its overall work across Iraq, UNDP has two major programmes that are helping to promote emergency livelihoods and community dialogue in areas impacted by the humanitarian crisis, and stabilize newly liberated areas through restoration of services and rebooting of local economies and livelihoods.

  • UNDP in Turkey
    Feb 1, 2016

    UNDP’s response to the impacts of the Syria crisis in Turkey, is through the Turkey Chapter of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) contributing towards Turkey’s overall crises response in close partnership with Government and contributions of participating UN Agencies.

  • UNDP in Syria
    Feb 1, 2016

    Since the onset of the crisis, UNDP continued supporting Syrians inside Syria and promoted the active engagement of Syrians in resilience building efforts, targeting both displaced and host communities affected by the crisis in all possible ways. This is mainly to mitigate the socio-economic impacts of the crisis and support an enabling environment for decent life and return of the displaced and the most vulnerable groups to their home towns where security situation allows.

  • UNDP in Jordan
    Jan 28, 2016

    UNDP has made supporting the national efforts of the Government of Jordan to manage the refugee crisis a priority since the onset of the crisis in early 2011, which has seen nearly 650,000 refugees pour into the country, mostly living outside of camps and spread across all of Jordan including in poorer Governorates and communities.

  • UNDP in Lebanon
    Jan 28, 2016

    UNDP has made supporting the national efforts of the Government of Lebanon to manage the refugee crisis a priority since the onset of the crisis in early 2011 which has seen a country of some 4.5 million people, receive over one million registered refugees from Syria.

  • Nov 11, 2015

    The Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security, held on 21-22 August 2015, marked a turning point in recognizing young people’s role for peacebuilding through a multi-level, intergenerational conversation that defined a new international agenda on youth, peace and security.

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