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Nov 28, 2011Fast Facts: Human Rights and UNDPThe three pillars of the United Nations are peace and security, human rights, and development, and constitute the founding principles of the UN Charter. In its efforts to advance human development, UNDP supports Member States and partners in grounding their national development plans, policies and processes in the human rights principles of participation, inclusion, equality and non-discrimination.
Nov 15, 2011Fast Facts: Local governanceFor poor people to make their voices heard, local institutions of governance are the most important avenue. This is where the poor, women and minorities can participate in governance and influence decisions affecting their lives.
Dec 8, 2011Fast Facts: Anti-corruption and Democratic GovernanceCorruption undermines human development by diverting public resources to private gain and reducing access to public services. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals will largely depend on the quality of governance.
Mar 28, 2014Fast Facts: Youth Civic Engagement and Participation in Politics and Public InstitutionsAcross the world, youth remain at the margins of the political, social and economic mainstream. Yet, youth engagement and participation is central to achieving sustainable human development.