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2008 Oslo Governance Centre Annual Report

During 2008, OGC continued to strengthen its work on ‘flagship’ activities like the Governance Indicators project, Communication for Empowerment as part of the broader agenda on Access to Information, and the Huritalk policy network. more

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2010 Oslo Governance Centre Annual Report

Following our 2008 forward looking assessment and the 2009 transition to a new OGC mandate, 2010 has been a year of consolidation and innovation in the Oslo Governance Center. From our work in Governance Assessments, to our new series on lessons learned from the Democratic Governance Trust Fund more

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2011 Oslo Governance Centre Annual Report

As the introduction of the report observes, the past year has been one of the busiest for the Oslo Governance Center (OGC) (and for the Democratic Governance Group more generally), not least because of the Arab awakening. Responding to increased demands in various areas, the center:   - more

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A Desk Study on National Human Rights Action Plans

 This study aims at giving an overview of the present situation as well as of the development so far of the National Human Rights Action Plans in six pilot countries, Cape Verde, Lithuania, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia and Nepal. The overview of the process describes challenges, problems, more

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A Guide to Measuring the Impact of Right to Information Programmes

 The right to information is fundamental in bolstering democratic principles of openness, transparency and accountability in societies and in eradicating poverty and is therefore a programming priority for UNDP. This Guide complements the Practical Guidance Note on Right to Information, which more

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Communication For Development: Strengthening the effectiveness of the UN

This is the first UN Inter-agency publication on Communication for Development (C4D)that illustrates the diverse C4D approaches adopted by UN agencies. C4D approaches are shown to be useful in everything from promoting media pluralism to improving the participation of marginalized people in decision-making. The publication is jointly produced by FAO, UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNAIDS, ILO and WHO. It is available in English and French.

2010 Oslo Governance Centre (OGC) Annual Report

Following our 2008 forward looking assessment and, the 2009 transition to a new OGC mandate, 2010 has been a year of consolidation and innovation in the Oslo Governance Center. From our work in Governance Assessments, to our new series on lessons learned from the Democratic Governance Trust Fund programmes and projects, the OGC has fully delivered on its four mandated areas of work.

Nicaragua: Citizen Security - A project Assessment

This report presents the findings of the assessment of five citizen security projects, funded by the Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund (DGTTF), in Nicaragua between 2002 and 2007. The report is also available in Spanish.