Democratic Governance

  • Kiribati Parliament SupportKiribati Parliament SupportThis project was formulated on the basis of the validated and accepted recommendations of a Legislative Needs Assessment (LNA) report which was prepared for Kiribati Parliament in 2008. In December 2008, the LNA report was discussed during an LNA validation workshop in Tarawa where all stakeholders including Members of Parliament, senior government officials, community leaders participated and provided feedback to the LNA report.

  • Support to Palau CongressIn April 2009, UNDP and the Palau joint LNA task force validated the LNA recommendations and design this project to implement 44 recommendations of the LNA report. The joint LNA task force comprises representatives from the Senate and House of Delegates of the Palau Congress. The project’s objectives are to develop the technical, advisory, administrative and procedural support capacities with the Senate and House of Delegates secretariat and to develop the capacity of members to enhance their legislative, representative and oversight roles.

  • Tonga Support to ParliamentThis Preparatory Assistance project is designed to support the Parliamentarians of the Kingdom of Tonga in performing their important representative, legislative and oversight functions.

  • Solomon Islands Parliament Strengthening Project Phase 3This project aims to strengthen the National Parliament of Solomon Islands in carrying out its core functions, based upon the parliament’s first and comprehensive “5 Year Strategic Plan 2012-2016” and with quality support by the National Parliament Office (NPO) and its staff.

  • Solomon Islands Provincial Governance Strengthening ProjectThe Provincial Governance Strengthening Program (PGSP) is an institutional strengthening program aiming to develop the capacity of the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) and the nine Provincial Governments to fulfill their mandates in either delivering, or coordinating with line departments for the effective delivery of services.

  • Human Security Initiative for Tensions Reduction, Reconciliation and Rehabilitation in the Solomon Islands Ensuring human security is particularly important in the Solomon Islands, due to lingering causes of ethnic conflict or “tensions”, pervasive political manipulation, social fragmentation, chronic poverty, and lack of basic social facilities in many areas.

  • Tonga Governance Strengthening ProgrammeTonga Governance Strengthening ProgrammeThis programme has the following components: (i) Support to Parliament; (ii) support to civil society organizations; and (iii) support to the Tonga Electoral Commission.


UNDP will work towards improving the capacities of parliaments and sub-national government ministries, and civil society organizations strengthened to ensure improved service delivery, and inclusive decision making and to promote social cohesion at the community level.

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