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Communication Package: A Users’ Guide to Measuring Local Governance

This communication package has been developed to accompany the Users’ Guide to Measuring Local Governance. It is intended as a training aid, and includes presentation slides with talking points, as well as several group activities for applying the concepts and techniques, and for thinking throughmore


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 inmore


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 regionalmore


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 ofmore


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 governancemore