Local Government

UNDP Nepal Local governance project


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Thursday, March 08, 2007
Women Can Win! A Campaign Manual for Women Candidates in the Nepali Local Government Elections
This manual is based on the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs' (NDI) "Women Can Win!" manual. It serves as a tool to motivate and train Nepali women candidates and representatives. It contains tips for campaigning and winning...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
The Quota Database
This database provides access to a number of resources on the use of electoral quotas for women. It contains quota details for over ninety countries, and provides country case studies, working papers, and a discussion forum on topics related to...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Women's Political Participation and Good Governance: 21st Century Challenges
This report explores the various aspects of gender issues in political participation and governance. It analyzes the impact of women as agents of change in the political process, reviews key challenges in this area, and suggests strategies for...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Urban Governance: Why Gender Matters
This paper explores gender issues as they relate to participation in urban governance, government responsibility and civic engagement. It advocates an increase in women's participation in the full spectrum of human development, as well as the...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Strengthening Governance: The Role of Women in Rwanda's Transition, A Summary
This report examines the significance of gender to governance; explores the new structures created by Rwanda's transitional government to increase women's participation in the political arena; and highlights women's contributions to promoting peace...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Estonian Human Development Report 2002: Human Development and Policy Making
This report analyzes the formulation of policy regarding human development in Estonia. It examines the extent to which good governance principles, with the basic elements of decentralization, transparency, lawfulness and participation, are followed...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Essays on Gender and Governance
The essays in this volume explore the multiple factors that influence the process of engendering governance in complex societies. They focus particularly on the changing roles of various actors such as women’s movements, the state and civil society...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Women's Rights in the Course of the Land Reform in the Republic of Tajikistan
This manual presents information on the land reform process in Tajikistan. It is of practical interest for employees of executive bodies, managers of rural businesses and organizations, leaders of dekhan farms, local government officials, and others...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Gender Budget Initiatives: Strategies, Concepts and Experiences
This publication consists of a collection of papers from the High Level International Conference, "Strengthening Economic and Financial Governance Through Gender Responsive Budgeting," held in Brussels in October 2001. These papers highlight the...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Report on the Status of Women in Yemen Five Years After Beijing 1995
This report evaluates the status of women in Yemen five years after the signing of the Beijing Platform for Action. It looks at women's involvement in a number of areas including poverty, education, health, violence, decision-making processes, human...