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

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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.

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Projects and Initiatives

Project for Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of Ombudsman Institution

The Project addresses the capacity needs and assets of the Ombudsman Institution in Turkey, supporting it to fulfill its mandate in line with EU accession requirements. more

UN Joint Programme for Promoting the Human Rights of Women

The overall objective of the Joint Program is to accelerate the implementation of gender equality commitments at the local level and contribute to the development of sustainable capacities to promote, protect and exercise women’s rights and gender equality in various areas of life. more

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'Every Woman Deserves Success'
TV Programme on 8 March International Women's Day