All Democratic Governance Publications

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Restore or Reform: UN Support to Core Government Functions in the Aftermath of Conflict

This report, developed by the United Nations Working Group on Public Administration in Post-Conflict, aims to capture the experience of the United Nations system’s work on public administration in the early years of post-conflict environments and to provide recommendations for more predictable, more

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Results: Civil Society and Civic Engagement in the Arab States Region

The peoples’ movement that spread across North Africa and other parts of the Arab world in 2011 expressed a growing demand for government accountability, especially by the younger generation. It resulted in political transitions or reforms in half a dozen countries, affecting the lives of over 100 more

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Results: Democratic Governance

Democratic governance is a cornerstone of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) work as it is instrumental to empowering nations and communities in 177 countries and territories around the world and advancing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).   UNDP supports governments to more

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Results: Liberia

With its experience on the ground in 166 countries and its noted expertise in handling donor funds in post-crisis countries, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is highly qualified to help the people of Liberia maintain peace and development in their country. In 2009, UNDP helped more

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Results: Rule of Law

Currently, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is strengthening rule of law in over 100 developing countries, including 37 affected by crisis. UNDP rule of law programmes include providing legal empowerment to the poor and marginalized groups, including women, young people, the more

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Results: Somalia

Since 1991, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been helping the people of Somalia to recover from years of conflict while setting the country on the path to development. UNDP’s strategy in Somalia focuses on making progress towards peace and meeting people’s humanitarian and more

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Results: South Sudan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Sudan has focused on helping the Government of South Sudan to build state institutions leading up first to the January 2011 referendum on self-determination, and then to the declaration of independence on 9 July, 2011.   With a 2011 more

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Results: Spain UNDP Trust Fund

The Spain-UNDP Trust Fund was established in April, 2007 to support the United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) democratic governance and poverty reduction initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean.   Thanks to support from the Trust Fund, in just 33 months UNDP has put into more

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Results: Sudan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is helping the people of Sudan to overcome the consequences of decades of conflict, and to ensure a peaceful transition from recovery to stability.   UNDP Sudan focuses on preventing future conflicts in the country, as well as building more