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The report puts forward and synthesizes data from field case studies/focus group discussions, a mapping of youth-led actions in the five regions, a global literature review, and a global survey on…  

SAIIA UNDP Report on Africa and SDG16

African states are among the most innovative and committed countries in measuring and reporting on the UN’s Governance Goal (Sustainable Development Goal 16), according to a ground-breaking new report…  

Do fragile and conflict-affected countries prioritise core government functions?

This research explores the relationship between ‘core government functions’ (CGF) and transitions in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS), using the context of five countries including…  

Sr. Fellows paper

This paper examines the origins of these internal UN tensions and how they can influence the organisation’s performance in complex conflicts.  

Implementing the women peace and security agenda in the post-negotiation phase of peace agreements

What can be done to increase women’s participation after a peace agreement has been negotiated and signed? The purpose of this issue brief is to contribute to knowledge on accelerating the…  

Evaluating Progress Towards SDG 16: Effective Governance and Sustaining Peace

This is the consolidated proceedings from the National Evaluation Capacities Conference 2017  

Validating and prioritising available indicator(s) for SDG 16.7.2: “Proportion of population who believe that decision-making is inclusive and responsive”

This document explores existing survey questions on such issues that might serve as a basket of indicators, or as indicator-pairs, specifically for 16.7.2 as distinct from the other Goal 16 targets.  

SDG 16.6.2 Factors Related to Perceptions on Health and Education Services in Europe and Africa

The following research was undertaken to inform the metadata development for global indicator “SDG 16.6.2: Proportion of population satisfied with their last experience of public services” which…  

A review and testing of available indicators for SDG 16.7.2: “Proportion of population who believe that decision-making is inclusive and responsive”

This study on 16.7.2 is about one of the two indicators under target 16.7 – “Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels”.  

A Review of National Statistics Offices’ Practices and Methodological Considerations in Measuring Citizen Satisfaction with Public Services

This study has been conducted by UNDP to inform recommendations for how all statistical offices globally should produce statistics for the SDG 16.6.2 indicator “Proportion of the population satisfied…  

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