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The media's role in empowering vulnerable groups
J. Deane; E. McCall; A. Wilde / UNDP Oslo Governance Centre 2006
This guidance note focuses on the role of information and communication in empowering vulnerable groups, and particularly centres on strategies that can strengthen the media to play this role. The authors take account of the UN...
Highlighting the need to recognise customary land rights in Africa
L.A. Wily / United Nations Development Programme 2006
The main argument of this paper is that insecurity of land tenure is a socio-political condition that can be made and unmade. This discussion paper focuses on customary land rights, particularly in the African context. The paper revea...
How to understand the political context of policy processes?
R. Nash; A. Hudson; C. Luttrell / Overseas Development Institute 2006
This toolkit describes a range of tools that civil society organisations (CSOs) might use to understand and map political context, in order to engage more effectively in policy processes. It introduces a series of tools tha...
Outlines a participatory approach for the development of governance indicators
C. Scott; A. Wilde / United Nations Development Programme 2006
The aim of the guide is to provide a framework for generating pro-poor gender sensitive indicators to assist policy-makers monitor and evaluate democratic governance at the country level. The guide uses International IDEA’...
Framework for establishing and maintaining sustainable stability
S. Verstegen; L. Van de Goor; J. de Zeeuw / Netherlands Institute of International Relations 2005
This framework, developed by the Conflict Research Unit of the Netherlands Institute of International Relations, aims to aid policy makers and practitioners in developing strategies for establishing and maintaining sustainable stabili...
Is the South African government’s policies and initiatives making a positive impact in the lives of its citizens?
R. Mattes; C. Keulder; A.B. Chikwanha; C. Africa; Y.D. Davids / Institute for Democracy in South Africa 2002
At the time of this report South Africa was eight years into its inclusive democracy. The overall direction and success of this democratic experiment can be judged with various types of evidence. This report focuses on one type, that ...
Operationalising approaches to decentralised governance for development
United Nations Development Programme 2004
This note provides guidance to UNDP country offices on how to operationalise approaches to the design, implementation and monitoring of Decentralised Governance for Development (DGD) initiatives in areas where it is believed UNDP can ...
Governance issues in post conflict situations
UNDP Oslo Governance Centre 2004
This report provides background papers on governance in post conflict situations, prepared for the United Nations Development Programme’s seminar in Bergen, Norway, May 2004. The report analyses post conflict governance issues an...
Governance interventions in post-war situations
Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2004
This paper addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: the growing case-based knowledge arising from the experience in internationally-assisted transitions fr...
How can decision makers account for their commitment to poverty reduction?
S. Gloppen; L. Rakner; A. Tostensen / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2003
Since adopting the Millennium Development Goals, almost all bilateral and multilateral donor agencies have adopted poverty reduction as their overriding objective. Yet progress on the ground appears slow; with some countries even regr...
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Governance interventions in post-war situations
Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2004
This paper addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: the growing case-based knowledge arising from the experience in internationally-assisted transitions fr...
How can decision makers account for their commitment to poverty reduction?
S. Gloppen; L. Rakner; A. Tostensen / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2003
Since adopting the Millennium Development Goals, almost all bilateral and multilateral donor agencies have adopted poverty reduction as their overriding objective. Yet progress on the ground appears slow; with some countries even regr...
What are the indicators of the impact of governance on growth?
S. Knack / US Agency for International Development 2002
An emerging consensus among development and growth economists views good governance as a prerequisite to sustained increases in living standards. However measuring the impact of institutions and the quality of governance upon economic...
Will the 1990's be the 'decade of broken promises'?
J. Vandemoortele / UNDP Oslo Governance Centre 2002
This paper argues that if MDGs appear feasible at the global level, it does not necessarily imply that they will be feasible in all nations or at all locations. Averages are commonly used at each level to measure MDG progress, which c...
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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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