All Democratic Governance Publications

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Pro-Poor Governance and the Policy Process: A Framework

 This framework serves as a tool for assessing the extent to which policy making processes are pro-poor and to help in diagnosing the necessary corrective actions for enhancing poverty sensitivity of policy processes. The framework is applied to experiences of participatory budgeting in Latinmore

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Promoting Local Election Management as Part of an Electoral Cycle Approach

This is the first ever report to examine the different modalities used by various countries in Asia to administer local elections. It demonstrates the impact of local electoral management practices on the delivery of elections, the provision of electoral assistance and the relationship with anmore

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Protecting the Public Purse: Anti-Corruption for MDGs

The discourse on MDGs achievements has focused on up-scaling financial resources to developing countries (e.g. increase in ODA; etc.) This brochure examines the data on resource leakages and concludes that some countries may not achieve the MDGs, without concerted action to address bottlenecks suchmore

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Public Administration Reform Practice Note

In the area of Public Administration Reform, UNDP's mandate to reduce poverty and foster respect for human rights implies programmes that will have the long-term impact on the disadvantaged. This note identifies open government and decentralization as the twin pillars of UNDP's pro-poor and humanmore

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Quick Entry Points to Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality in Democratic Governance Clusters

This paper explores some of the most common questions on gender, recalls basic obligations for UNDP staff, and develops a human rights-based approach to practical tools for democratic governance practitioners in terms of gender programming.   more

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Recent and Current Interventions in PA & LG in Africa

This is one of five regional stock-taking papers capturing the volume and nature of UNDP’s recent and current work in public administration, civil service reform, decentralization and local government. It also acaptures initiatives that touch directly on public administration at national andmore

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Recent and Current Interventions in PA & LG in Africa

This is one of five regional stock-taking papers capturing the volume and nature of UNDP’s recent and current work in public administration, civil service reform, decentralization and local government, as well as initiatives that touch directly on the public administration at the national andmore

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Recent and Current Interventions in PA & LG in Europe & the CIS

This is one of five regional stock-taking papers capturing the volume and nature of UNDP’s recent and current work in public administration, civil service reform, decentralization and local government. It also acaptures initiatives that touch directly on public administration at national andmore

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Recent and Current Interventions in PA & LG in Europe & the CIS

This is one of five regional stock-taking papers capturing the volume and nature of UNDP’s recent and current work in public administration, civil service reform, decentralization and local government, as well as initiatives that touch directly on the public administration at the national andmore

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Recent and Current Interventions in PA & LG in Latin America & the Caribbean

This is one of five regional stock-taking papers capturing the volume and nature of UNDP’s recent and current work in public administration, civil service reform, decentralization and local government. It also acaptures initiatives that touch directly on public administration at national andmore