Inclusive and Democratic Governance

Democratic governance is crucial for human development. Institutions, rules and standards, and participatory inclusive political processes play an important role in whether countries experience economic growth, whether governing structures are responsive and whether women are empowered.More

Our Goals

Promotion of access to justice through increased efficiency of judicial systems by policy recommendations for organizational administration structure and development of mediation practice in the field of criminal justice is one the high priority fields of UNDP’s cooperation with the government. UNDP also supports government in the engagement of vulnerable groups to policy making such as the internally displaced people to find durable solutions. Similarly, women empowerment is at the core of UNDP’s initiatives. Incorporation of gender mainstreaming to all interventions is a priority for the democratic governance technical assistance. more

What is Democratic Governance?

Democratic governance comprises the mechanisms, processes and institutions, through which citizens and groups articulate their interests, exercise their rights, meet their obligations and mediate their differences.more

Our Stories

Budgeting for gender equality in Turkey

A lot, as the women and men of Eskişehir, a city in Central Anatolia, are finding out. The phrase “gender responsive budgeting” may sound like amore 

Human Rights Training programme reached out 7,500 conscripts

It has been implemented 2012-2014 in partnership with the Turkish Armed Forces, European Commission and UNDP.   Eight training modules were developed to educate conscripts whomore 

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