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A Users' Guide to Measuring Local Governance

A Users' Guide to Measuring Local Governance

This Guide was preared by Alexandra Wilde, Shipra Narang, Marie Laberge and Luisa Moretto UNDP Oslo, 2009. The publication compiles existing knowledge on decentralization and local governance measurement and provide a platform for understanding and navigating the array of assessment tools that exist, focusing on particular issues such how to select amongst the existing (or decide to design a new set of) local governance indicators; how to deal with the preparation and launching of an assessment;...


A Practitioner’s Guide to Gender responsive planning and implementation

A Practitioner’s Guide to Gender responsive planning and implementation

The guide brings together and synthesises several innovative and tested strategies on gender responsive planning & implementation from across India....


Analysis and assessment of the budget process and reform of budget policy from gender equality perspective

Analysis and assessment of the budget process and reform of budget policy from gender equality perspective

The subject of this analysis is the budget process in the Republic of Macedonia (RM), with emphasis on the reforms of budget policies...


Gender in Local Government A Sourcebook for Trainers

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This manual published by United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) in 2008 is designed to assist training institutions in mainstreaming gender concerns in local government capacity-building and in training related to human settlements as conducted by Habitat Agenda partners.The Sourcebook seeks to provide local governments with the tools to better understand the importance of gender in the decision-making process and to reach better solutions for the communities they serve. Key...


Gender budgeting: practical implementation Handbook

Gender budgeting: practical implementation Handbook

The focus of this publication is to act as a guide to the practice of gender budgeting. It is not a first-step book. There are many publications which...


Facilitators Manual GRB Haiti Fr

This manual for trainers give them knowledge and tools to: become familiar with gender analysis and its application in national planning; explore the basic principles of gender budgeting and understand its value added to the national planning; understand how to mainstream gender in all stages of the budget cycle; appropriate methodology of gender budgeting, particularly in the area political participant (e) training.


Follow the money: a Resource Book for Trainers on Public Expenditure Tracking in Tanzania

Follow the money: a Resource Book for Trainers on Public Expenditure Tracking in Tanzania

This toolkit follows the transfer of public funds from central to local governments until they reach users such as schools and clinics. It explains how a public expenditure tracking system operates and how it can benefit marginalized groups. With this toolkit local communities can track the inputs, outputs, and outcomes of particular government services, and determine the gender-specific distribution of benefits from those services.


Engendering Budgets: A Practitioners' Guide to Understanding and Implementing Gender-Responsive Budgets

Engendering Budgets: A Practitioners' Guide to Understanding and Implementing Gender-Responsive Budgets

This practical guide by Debbie Budlender and Guy Hewitt, based on experiences of past gender budget initiatives, provides a comprehensive outline of how to engender budgets. Intended for practitioners of any level, this gender budgets handbook provides insight based on past examples, while also relaying technical guidance needed to apply the concepts in most contexts.


‘Incorporating Gender Perspective in Sectoral Policies, Strategies and Programmes’

‘Incorporating Gender Perspective in Sectoral Policies, Strategies and Programmes’

This guide was developed in Kyrgyzstan to conduct appropriate training seminars among staff of ministries and agencies responsible for the development...


Indicators To Measure Gender Equality And Investment In Gender Equity In 2014 Annual Operational Plan Budget And Certification Process.

The Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation (SEPLAN) is responsible for support the establishment, development and operation of the National Planning System in addition to exercise stewardship of the land use planning, exercising a role of make norms entity.