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Integrating human rights into national poverty reduction strategies
S. Fukuda-Parr / The Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut 2007
This paper is a consolidated report of a study commissioned by the UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on developing a conceptual framework for integrating human rights into national strategies for poverty reductio...
Satisfaction with democracy high in Ghana
Afrobarometer 2008
This study shows that popular support for and satisfaction with democracy in Ghana has been high and trending upwards since 2002. Based on Afrobarometer survey data, the authors argue that Ghanaian democratization is advan...
Strengthening linkages between bio-diversity management and decentralisation
T. Clairs / UNDP Oslo Governance Centre 2006
Both decentralisation and biodiversity management approaches suggest that biodiversity conservation initiatives could benefit from decentralised processes. Yet in practice UNDP’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded biodiver...
How civil society spearheaded right to information movement in India
P. Sharma / UNDP Oslo Governance Centre 2004
This paper provides an account of the right to information movement spearheaded by civil society in India. In particular, the paper examines how civil society has: brought about a conceptual shift in the debate on right...
APRM process in Ghana: an assessment
E.A. Opoku / UNDP Oslo Governance Centre 2006
The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is ‘an instrument voluntarily acceded to by Member States of the African Union as an African self-monitoring mechanism’. Its primary purpose is to foster the adoption of policies, s...
A case for increasing UNDP's engagement with informal justice system
E. Wojkowska / UNDP Oslo Governance Centre 2006
This paper is for practitioners working on access to justice. It presents a case for UNDP to increase its engagement with informal justice systems so that access to justice for poor and disadvantaged people can be strengthened. ...
Gender mainstreaming in Afghanistan
A. Larson / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit 2009
Gender mainstreaming is an example of policy transferred across different national contexts and has been added to the mix of international prescriptions for rebuilding the Afghan state. This study explores the ways that mainstreaming ...
Muncipal e-governace improves across the world
M. Holzer; S. Kim / United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance 2008
This document presents the findings of the worldwide survey of municipal digital governance 2007. The survey evaluates 86 large municipalities which have official websites and ranks them on a global scale based on their scores in the ...
Engaging effectively with fragile states
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006
The OECD Principles for Good International Engagement in Fragile States highlight the fact that successful development in a fragile environment depends, at least in part, on well sequenced and coherent progress across the political, s...
A UNDP approach to capacity development and capacity assessment
K. Wignaraja; J. Colville; D. Balassanian / United Nations Development Programme 2008
This capacity assessment methodology user’s guide provides United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other development practitioners with an overview of UNDP’s approach to Capacity Development and Capacity Assessment...
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Engaging effectively with fragile states
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006
The OECD Principles for Good International Engagement in Fragile States highlight the fact that successful development in a fragile environment depends, at least in part, on well sequenced and coherent progress across the political, s...
A UNDP approach to capacity development and capacity assessment
K. Wignaraja; J. Colville; D. Balassanian / United Nations Development Programme 2008
This capacity assessment methodology user’s guide provides United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other development practitioners with an overview of UNDP’s approach to Capacity Development and Capacity Assessment...
Distributional impact of decentralisation reforms
K. Kaiser / World Bank 2006
This document outlines three levels of analysis that offer a potentially tractable means of mapping out Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) for decentralisation. the first level focues on the distribution of publi...
An overview of governance indicators from various sources
United Nations Development Programme 2008
A plethora of governance indicators exist that have been developed and used by intergovernmental organizations, development agencies, civil society organizations and the private sector. This source guide, based on a desktop mapping of...
Implementing the Istanbul anti-corruption plan: country progress reports
Ancorr Web [OECD Anti-Corruption Ring Online] 2008
This document contains a series of country reports produced by the Anti-Corruption Network (ACN), following a first round of monitoring.The ACN carries out country examinations to assess the progress of participating countries in impl...
Party institutionalisation is weak in Africa
M. Basedau; A. Stroh / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2008
The institutionalisation of political parties is recognised as an important factor for democratic development, but its measurement remains a neglected area of research. This paper seeks to address this gap by developing an instrument ...
Impartiality of institutions as a measure of governance quality
B. Rothstein; J. Teorell / Quality of Government Institute 2008
Based on analyses of political theory, this paper proposes a coherent and specific definition of quality of governance, focussing on the impartiality of institutions that exercise government authority. It relates the idea of impartial...
Political openness as a measure of degree of democracy
M. Gonzalez Garibay; K. Van den Brande; M. Martins Gistelinck / Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies 2008
This paper is a critical reflection on the inconsistencies between current operationalisation of democracy and the concepts behind various operationalisation attempts. The criticisms concern two aspects: First, there is...
Good governance is not a pre-condition for economic take off
N. Meisel; J. Ould Aoudia / Agence française de développement 2008
This paper shows that while there is a correlation between “good governance” and the level of development (per capita GDP), there is no correlation between good governance and the pace of development (medium-to-long-term g...
How to assess media development at a national level
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 2008
The promotion of freedom of speech, the development of community radio, and human resource development are regarded by the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) as essential to the development of media. ...
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Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIF)
The Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) seeks to integrate the study of national political systems (comparative politics) and the study of international politics (international relations). CIS research and educational activities thus concentrate on the complex interconnections between domestic, international and transnational political processes, structures and institutions. The...
GATEWAY
GATEWAY focus is on collecting, sharing and expanding knowledge on corruption assessment. It aims to allow those who wish to measure corruption to match their needs with existing diagnostic tools. The project involves: Collecting information on existing corruption assessment methods and tools; Providing tool users with a better understanding of...
MiniAid (MiniAid)
African Community of Practice (AFCOP)
AfCop's mission is to build African capacity to manage for development results through sharing experiences, networking and building strong learning relationships between practitioners in Africa and around the world. Its members bring this dialogue and knowledge-sharing to their countries through national AfCoP chapters across the continent.
Open Budget Initiative (OBI)
The Open Budget Initiative (Initiative) is a global research and advocacy program which seeks to promote public access to budget information and the adoption of accountable budget systems. IBP launched the Initiative with the Open Budget Survey—an analysis and survey that evaluates whether governments give the public access to budget information and opportunities to participate i...
Localis (http://localis.org.uk/)
Localis is an independent think-tank based in Westminster, dedicated to issues related to local government and localism. Since its formation it has produced research on a variety of issues including housing, the reform of regional government, innovation in services and local government finance.
Local government of Rwanda
Local government of Rwanda site. Declares as it's mission statement: 'Promoting the well-being of the population by good governance, community development and social affairs.
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice)
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice) is based at the University of Oslo. (website under construction - more details to follow)
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