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Global initiatives of assessing governance

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CSW59 Political Declaration: a step backwards
A Hopkins; A Hunt / Womankind 2015
Reporting for Womankind Worldwide, Amelia Hopkins and Abigail Hunt assess in this article the progress that has been made since the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) twenty years ago, and reflect on a lacklustre ...
High-Level dialogue towards a continental results framework on women, peace and security in Africa
United Nations 2015
Hosted on the United Nations WebTV service and organised by the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), this 90 minute recording documents the high-level dialogue towards a continental framework on women, peace and s...
Political declaration on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women
commission on the status of women / The United Nations Economic and Social Council 2015
Negotiated and agreed prior to the commencement of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), member states adopted this Political Declaration that seeks to reaffirm the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) on th...
Pakistan's trade interests and suggested positions on issues to be discussed at the Seattle WTO ministerial negotiation
F.S. Shaheen / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1999
Pakistan’s global economic position continues to be determined by numerous external influences. Many of the issues that has face the country surfaced at the 1999 Seattle round of WTO negotiations. This policy brief summarizes re...
How can we measure public administration performance? A guide
M. Laberge (ed); J. Nahem (ed); K. Brown / United Nations Development Programme 2009
The proliferation of different public administration (PA) assessment tools has resulted in some confusion about which tools to use, how they should be applied and their weaknesses and strengths. This guide is intended for UNDP Country...
National Human Development Reports and their use of democratic governance indicators
J. Nahem (ed) / United Nations Development Programme 2004
There exists a multiplicity of governance indicators that are almost exclusively used as country-ranking instruments intended for business investment, donor allocation, civil society advocacy and academic purposes. The majority are of...
A comparative anaysis of fragility indices
J. F. Mata; S. Ziaja / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI) 2011
Although the understanding of the security threats posed by fragile states is still highly hypothetical and merits further investigation, fragile states are often considered an ideal breeding ground for national and international terr...
Considering country corruption self-assessment
S. Repucci (ed) / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2009
The UN Convention against Corruption offers countries a unique framework to strengthen their ability to prevent and combat corruption. The self-assessment checklist is one of the few available methods where reports are generated throu...
Governance assessments: essential tools for enhancing democratic governance
United Nations Development Programme 2009
UNDP’s support for country-led democratic governance assessments is a key element of the organisation’s broader agenda on democratic governance to: foster inclusive participation, strengthen accountable and responsive gove...
A guide to governance indicators
M. Sudders (ed); J. Nahem (ed) / United Nations Development Programme 2007
Demand has been increasing from developing country governments, civil society organizations and donor agencies to measure different aspects of democracy, human rights and governance. This demand has resulted in the growth of indicator...
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CSW59 Political Declaration: a step backwards
A Hopkins; A Hunt / Womankind 2015
Reporting for Womankind Worldwide, Amelia Hopkins and Abigail Hunt assess in this article the progress that has been made since the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) twenty years ago, and reflect on a lacklustre ...
High-Level dialogue towards a continental results framework on women, peace and security in Africa
United Nations 2015
Hosted on the United Nations WebTV service and organised by the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), this 90 minute recording documents the high-level dialogue towards a continental framework on women, peace and s...
Political declaration on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women
commission on the status of women / The United Nations Economic and Social Council 2015
Negotiated and agreed prior to the commencement of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), member states adopted this Political Declaration that seeks to reaffirm the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) on th...
Pakistan's trade interests and suggested positions on issues to be discussed at the Seattle WTO ministerial negotiation
F.S. Shaheen / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1999
Pakistan’s global economic position continues to be determined by numerous external influences. Many of the issues that has face the country surfaced at the 1999 Seattle round of WTO negotiations. This policy brief summarizes re...
How can we measure public administration performance? A guide
M. Laberge (ed); J. Nahem (ed); K. Brown / United Nations Development Programme 2009
The proliferation of different public administration (PA) assessment tools has resulted in some confusion about which tools to use, how they should be applied and their weaknesses and strengths. This guide is intended for UNDP Country...
National Human Development Reports and their use of democratic governance indicators
J. Nahem (ed) / United Nations Development Programme 2004
There exists a multiplicity of governance indicators that are almost exclusively used as country-ranking instruments intended for business investment, donor allocation, civil society advocacy and academic purposes. The majority are of...
A comparative anaysis of fragility indices
J. F. Mata; S. Ziaja / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI) 2011
Although the understanding of the security threats posed by fragile states is still highly hypothetical and merits further investigation, fragile states are often considered an ideal breeding ground for national and international terr...
Considering country corruption self-assessment
S. Repucci (ed) / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2009
The UN Convention against Corruption offers countries a unique framework to strengthen their ability to prevent and combat corruption. The self-assessment checklist is one of the few available methods where reports are generated throu...
Governance assessments: essential tools for enhancing democratic governance
United Nations Development Programme 2009
UNDP’s support for country-led democratic governance assessments is a key element of the organisation’s broader agenda on democratic governance to: foster inclusive participation, strengthen accountable and responsive gove...
A guide to governance indicators
M. Sudders (ed); J. Nahem (ed) / United Nations Development Programme 2007
Demand has been increasing from developing country governments, civil society organizations and donor agencies to measure different aspects of democracy, human rights and governance. This demand has resulted in the growth of indicator...
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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...
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