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Assessing Governance to Achieve Health and Education Goals

The Governance Assessment Framework presented in this paper proposes a wide range of methods for assessing the governance inputs and outcomes in the health and education sectors. At a time when new Sustainable Human Development Goals for a post-2015 context are being considered, lessons learnedmore

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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

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Democratic Governance Reader

A Reference for UNDP Practitioners is intended as a single volume reference tool on UNDP's approach to democratic governance. It is a joint publication of the Oslo Governance Centre, Democratic Governance Group (Bureau for Development Policy) and the Learning Resources Centre (Bureau ofmore

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Development and Use of Governance Indicators in Africa

On commission from the United Nations Development Programme Oslo Governance Centre (UNDP OGC) and the European Commission, the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA) has partnered with think tanks in three countries to produce a comparative study on the role and potential of nationalmore

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Fast Facts: Participatory Governance Assessments for REDD

A quick overview of how UN-REDD programme is using participatory governance assessments to provide capacity-building and training for governments to provide relevant, reliable and timely information, as well as civil society to act upon the information provided in order to hold their governments tomore

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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.