All Democratic Governance Publications

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Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2010

A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific   The report focuses on the critical question of advancing gender equality, as seen through the prism of women’s unequal power, voice, and rights. Despite the region’s many economic gains, the Report chronicles how in many instancesmore

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Benchmarking and Self-Assessment for Democratic Legislatures

This publication analyzes benchmarks and good practices in democratic legislatures. It also provides tools to inform and improve South-South cooperation as well as UNDP’s parliamentary development programming. more

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Beyond Transition: Towards Inclusive Societies

This report builds on evidence that, despite a decade of broad-based and uninterrupted recovery, significant number of people in transition Europe and Central Asia continue to feel dejected, and believe that their position in society has declined. While some of these feelings may be rooted in themore

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Cambodia Country Assessment: The Asia-Pacific Rights and Justice Initiative

This report presents the findings of an assessment of the project ‘Access to Justice in Cambodia’ conducted in April and May 2009. The assessed results based on the criteria of effectiveness, sustainability, relevance and strategic positioning, efficiency, political economy, and codification ofmore

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Cape Verde: e-Governance and Public Administration Reform

This publication presents the findings of the assessment of the project "Strengthening electronic governance for public administration reform", implemented between 2008 and 2010 with funding from the DGTTF. The project has supported the Government's programme on public administrationmore

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Celebrating 2011 International Anti Corruption Day

This report details activities supported by the UNDP Global Programme on Anti-Corruption for Development Effectiveness (PACDE), as part of the 2011 International Anti-Corruption Day global campaign. The theme for the 2011 global campaign, launched jointly by UNDP and the UN Office on Drugs andmore

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Child‐Friendly Legal Aid in Africa

This document explores the legal, policy, and practical issues involved in creating and maintaining “child-friendly” legal aid programs in Africa. After discussing the key components of child-friendly legal aid systems, the paper turns to an examination of the core competencies of individualmore

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China: Governance Assessments - Project Assessment

The project Support for the Development of a Governance Assessment Framework in China (2008) aimed to build a broad consensus on governance assessment, and establish a governance assessment framework in accordance with the realities of political development in China and based on the latestmore

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Claiming the MDGs: An Empowerment Framework

The primary focus of this framework is on the most vulnerable groups – those who are not represented in the ‘average’ figures used to determine aggregate resource needs. The Empowerment Framework provides a guide to ‘what to look for’ when undertaking sector-based needs assessments to inform anmore

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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 inmore