Democratic Governance

  • Jan 5, 2007Fast Facts on Parliamentary DevelopmentOutlines the key points of UNDP's parliamentary development activities, addressing both regional and thematic efforts. Reference documentation and additional information on subjects addressed. Links are provided to other useful websites. Also available in French

  • Jul 11, 2005Practice Note - Human Rights in UNDPThis UNDP Practice Note addresses how UNDP implements its policy of integrating human rights into human development. It elaborates, on how this policy is to be implemented in the three strategic areas of intervention covering UNDPs work on human rights and human rights mainstreaming.

  • May 23, 2002A Human Rights-Based Approach To Development Programming In UNDP

  • Electoral Financing to Advance Women’s Political ParticipationSep 12, 2007Electoral Financing to Advance Women’s Political ParticipationThis primer offers an introduction to the intersection of gender and electoral financing. Money is a prerequisite for competing in most political systems today, but patterns of gender discrimination force women candidates to make do with more limited resources than men.

  • Jun 11, 2002UNDP and Electoral Assistance: 10 Years of ExperienceThe UNDP Electoral Support Retrospective was initiated in 2001 to prepare a comprehensive set of electoral assistance lessons learned and recommendations for UNDP country offices. The project was also designed to suggest practical strategies for UNDP Resident Representatives / UN Resident Coordinators and country office staff in the areas of electoral assistance planning and programme execution.


The Democratic Governance programme supports Libya as it builds its post-revolution democratic institutions and establishes sustainable, accountable and transparent governance and rule of law systems. UNDP Libya is committing significant human, technical and financial resources to improving the performance of government institutions and processes. Statebuilding is at the heart of UNDP’s commitment to Libya