Democratic Governance

  • Oct 1, 2010Recent and Current Interventions in PA & LG in the Arab StatesThis is one of five regional stock-taking papers capturing the volume and nature of UNDP’s recent and current work in public administration, civil service reform, decentralization and local government. It also acaptures initiatives that touch directly on public administration at national and sub-national levels.

  • Aug 16, 2010Elections and Conflict Prevention Guide in ARABICThis Guide provides practical options and tools for programming design, early warning and conflict tracking. Drawing on seven country case studies (Bangladesh, Ghana, Guyana, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone), it presents lessons learned and good practices from the field in the framework for UN engagement in electoral assistance. Now in Arabic.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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


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