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A User’s Guide to Measuring Gender-Sensitive Basic Service Delivery

The Guide is produced as part of a UNIFEM, UNDP, and Gender at Work initiative called Gender and Democratic Governance in Development, which aims to improve the governance of basic services provision to women. more

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A Users' Guide to Fragility

The Users’ Guide on Measuring Fragility, jointly produced by UNDP Oslo Governance Centre and the German Development Institute, provides a comparative analysis of cross-country fragility indices - their conceptual premises, methodologies and possible use. more

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A Users' Guide to Measuring Corruption

 A Users' Guide to Measuring Corruption, jointly produced by UNDP and Global Integrity, is one of the first attempts to explore how best to use existing tools to measure what is increasingly viewed as one of the major impediments to development: corruption. more

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A Users' Guide to Measuring Local Governance

This guide is intended to respond to an increasing demand from a wide range of national stakeholders for guidance on the multiplicity of tools and methods that are being used to measure, assess and monitor governance at the local level. The guide contains an extensive source guide with more than 20more

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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.