All Democratic Governance Publications

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Mainstreaming Human Rights in Development Policies and Programming: UNDP Experiences

UNDP's work is based on the belief that people experience poverty not only as a lack of income but also as a lack of education or health care or as a lack of dignity and participation in a community. These dimensions of people's lives are considered so important that governments all around themore

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Making the Law Work for Everyone

VOLUME I   As the Report highlights, the sources of legal exclusion are numerous and very often country-specific. However, four common threads stand out. First, legal empowerment is impossible when poor people are denied access to a well-functioning justice system. Second, most of the world’smore

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Mali: Improving Governance and Anti-Corruption

This report presents the findings of the review of the project "Improving governance and fighting corruption in Mali", implemented between 2008 and 2010 with DGTTF funding. The Project has supported the implementation of the NEPAD African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and themore

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Mapping of Corruption and Governance Measurement Tools in Sub-Saharan Africa

 This mapping provides guidance to uses and limitations of 42 different international, national and local tools for measuring corruption in 28 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. more

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Marginalised Minorities in Development Programming: A Resource Guide and Toolkit

Developed in partnership with the UN Independent Expert on Minority Issues and the OHCHR, this UNDP Resource Guide and Toolkit clarifies the conceptual issues and fundamental principles on the promotion and protection of minorities; the standards to engage them and increase their opportunities formore

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Measuring Democratic Governance

 By presenting methods for generating pro-poor gender sensitive indicators, this framework assists policy-makers monitor and evaluate democratic governance at the country level. more

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Measuring Democratic Governance

 By presenting methods for generating pro-poor gender sensitive indicators, this framework assists policy-makers monitor and evaluate democratic governance at the country level. more

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Measuring-Democracy-and-Democratic-Governance-in-post-2015

This discussion paper aims to outline some of the major factors to consider should it be decided that global goal(s) covering democratic governanance are included in a new post-MDG framework. In contrast to the existing MDGs, which are focused on socio-economic development indicators, democraticmore

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Media and Elections: A Guide for Electoral Practitioners

This Guide is designed to be a key reference tool for electoral practitioners including electoral management bodies, independent broadcasting authorities and international assistance providers. It aims at improving an understanding of some of the key issues related to media andmore

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Mobile Technologies and Empowerment: Enhancing human development through participation and innovation

Recent estimates indicate that information and communications technologies (ICTs) could be accessible to everyone by 2015. We are witnessing a new wave of democratization of access to innovative ICT channels, propelled by state-of-the-art technologies and diminishing barriers to entry. The primermore