Democratic Governance

Our work in democratic governance promotes the maintenance of rule of law, access to justice, improving the efficiency and accountability of the public sector and minimizing corrupt practices. UNDP supports a more accountable and efficient government, together with a public sector that delivers quality services, while advocating for reforms and institutional capacity development in Liberia.

Our Goals

UNDP’s Governance & Public Institutions Programme seeks to bolster the efforts of the Government of Liberia in reforming and improving governance systems that adhere to and promote good governance and democratic values. Its interventions include: enhancing the rule of law and promoting accountable and transparent governance that is also inclusive and in accordance with international human rights standards. more

Support to Elections

1.8 million people registered to vote in Liberia's 2011 elections of which 49% were women. Over 76% eventually voted.more

Our Stories

More women flood the Center on a daily basis to obtain birth certificates for their children.
County Service Center Relieves Stress

The Government of Liberia, through a European Union Grant contribution is facilitating the actualization of County Service Centers (CSCs) in eight counties.more 

Women of Liberia are adamant concerning constitutional proposals related to their rights
Constitutional Reform increases opportunity to enhance women’s Rights

Women of Liberia are optimistic that they have a perfect opportunity to make their voices heard when a referendum on constitutional reform is held in 2016 and may most likely strive to clinch at least fifty percent (50%) of the seventy-three seats in the National Legislative come 2017 general and presidential elections.more 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • Support to Elections

    The Support to Elections Programme seeks to deepen the democratization process in Liberia, with specific emphasis on improving electoral institutions, processes and laws. More specifically, it contributes to strengthening the capacity of Electoral Management Bodies (e.g. National Elections Commission) to enhance electoral processes and to ensure that legal and administrative structures conform to international standards.more 

  • Justice and Security Programme

    The Programme aims to ensure that justice and security policies and systems are in place to deliver effective and timely services to citizens in line with Liberia’s international and national obligations.more 

  • Support to Constitutional Reform Programme

    UNDP’s Support to Constitutional Reform (SCR) Project, implemented in collaboration with the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) and other development partners seeks to support the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) in advancing a people driven review and amendment of the constitution.more 

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