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Decentralised Governance for Development: A Combined Practice Note

The "Decentralised Governance for Development: A Combined Practice Note on Decentralisation, Local Governance and Urban/Rural Development" synthesizes UNDP's thinking on decentralisation, local governance and urban/rural development. It highlights key lessons learned; provides guidance in more

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FYR Macedonia: Local Governance and Decentralisation

The findings presented in this report are the result of an assessment on two DGTTF funded projects in FYR of Macedonia in 2005 and 2007. The projects were part of UNDP’s broader efforts to support decentralized governance through assistance to inter-municipal cooperation and to regional more

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Fast Facts: Local governance

For poor people to make their voices heard, local institutions of governance are the most important avenue. This is where the poor, women and minorities can participate in governance and influence decisions affecting their lives.   For UNDP, local governance comprises the combined set of more

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Governance and the Post-2015 Development Framework

As we approach the MDG deadline, development partners must look beyond 2015 and consider the role of democratic governance in continuing to promote development objectives. This will be particularly important if the international community commits itself to a new set of goals. Democratic governance more

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Iraq: Support to Decentralization and Local Governance - A Project Assessment

Part of the Local Governance in Complex Environments Lessons Learned series, this report is an assessment of a 2006-2007 Iraqi Post-Constitutional Support to Decentralization and Local Governance Initiatives project. Two tangible results of the project were a nationwide needs assessment of the more