advanced search »

icon info

Evaluation of the Platform HD2010

The purpose of the evaluation is to provide a ‘big picture’ perspective on the extent to which the Platform HD programme has strengthened UN-civil society relations and policy dialogue on a range of development outcomes, ... full view »


Towards a Peoples’ Multilateralism: The United Nations, Development Networks and Civil Society

This paper is an attempt to review and synthesize the main literature, arguments, theories and proposals coming from academia, civil society, politicians and commentators on the “new multilateralism”– a complex, multilayered ... full view »


Engaging with the urban poor and their organizations for poverty reduction and urban governance. An issues paper for the United Nations Development Programme

There is a hugely important poverty reduction process in urban areas that is rarely noticed by international agencies and hardly ever documented – the successes of particular urban poor groups in what they do and in how they negotiate ... full view »


Arab Civil Society Power Transactions Locally and Multilaterally By Hoda Badran (PhD)

The term civil society (CS) has been used in a broad sense to describe a Third Sector existing alongside, and interacting with, the State and the Market. The concept includes a range of formal and informal organizations, namely ... full view »