All Democratic Governance Publications

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Sudan: Mainstreaming Gender Empowerment in Local Government - An Assessment

Part of the Local Governance in Complex Environments Lessons Learned series, this report highlights outputs of two local governance projects in Southern Sudan: Development of Policies and Legislation for Responsive, Accountable and Equitable Local Government in 2005; and 2006-2008 Strategy formore

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Support for Local Governance and Gender Mainstreaming in Southern Sudan

 This synthesis note presents the main findings of the assessment of Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund (DGTTF) projects on Support for Local Governance and Gender Mainstreaming in Southern Sudan. Published as part of the DGTTF Lessons Learned Series. more

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Supporting Country-led Democratic Governance Assessments: A UNDP Practice Note

The Practice Note on Supporting Country-Led Democratic Governance Assessments outlines the principal objective for UNDP’s engagement; that is to support national ownership and capacity development of national partners to be able to undertake and use governance assessments to enhance democraticmore

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Supporting Public Service Broadcasting

Informed by a case study on broadcasting restructuring in Bosnia and Herzegovina, this paper highlights some of the key challenges in broadcasting restructuring when trying to meet broader democratic governance and poverty reduction objectives. more

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Supporting Transformational Change

The purpose of this report is to reflect on UNDP’s experience of development cooperation over the past 50 years, and to extract some common themes and general lessons about development cooperation for the future. The report makes the case that development is a long-term proposition and is seldommore

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Tajikistan: Local Governance and Decentralisation - A project Assessment

This report contains the findings of a review of three projects, funded by the Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund (DGTTF), in Tajikistan for the years 2006, 2007 and 2008. The projects were part of UNDP’s broad efforts to support the development of local governance and provide assistance tomore

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The Future of Participatory Civil Society Assessments: A Conceptual Analysis

Building on the progress made in civil society assessments since 2000, there is a common understanding that the time is right for a next generation of assessment tools. These new tools will address important fundamental issues of philosophy, principle and methods. The Future of Participatory Civilmore

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The Global Conversation Begins - Emerging views for a new development agenda

The United Nations and partners have launched an unprecedented series of consultations with people the world over to seek their views on a new development agenda to build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This global conversation responds to a growing call for activemore

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The Global Parliamentary Report

The focus of this first Global Parliamentary Report is the evolving relationship between citizens and parliaments. The intention is to analyse how citizens’ expectations are changing, and how parliaments, politicians and parliamentary staff are responding.   There are three dominant pressuresmore