Democratic Governance and Capacity Development

  • The project was developed to support the National Office of Gender Equality and Equity (NOGEE) of Angola’s Ministry of Family and Women’s Affairs (MINFAMU) for institutional strengthening, including its decentralized organs, in the implementation of the National Policy of Gender Equality and Equity (NPGEE). This support is extended to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Women’s Community Based Organizations (WCBOs).

  • This project was initiated in 2012 for a period of two years. It focused strongly on institutional capacity building. The project continues now to exit under the Country Program Document and the Country Program Action Plan 2015-2019. Still, one of its fundamental goals is to strengthen Angola’s national institutions for the promotion of human rights. In view of the institutionalization of democratic governance in the global development agenda and the consensus on the prerequisite of legitimate, responsive and effective governance, in the period 2004-2013 UNDP assisted the Government of Angola (GoA) with the strengthening of institutional capacity of local governance.

  • This project was initiated in 2012 for a period of two years. It focused strongly on institutional capacity building. The project continues now to exit under the Country Program Document and the Country Program Action Plan 2015-2019. Still, one of its fundamental goals is to strengthen Angola’s national institutions for the promotion of human rights

  • This project intends to capitalize on such positive trends by providing grants to women´s groups to enable them to strategically implement policies and programmes that enhance the achievement of gender equity and goals in political participation and decision-making, economic and social empowerment, and combating violence against women.

  • The fundamental focus of the Project is to strengthen the capacity of Municipal Administration in the 15 Municipalities under the Project and to empower the communities in these Municipalities for greater control on decision-making and resource allocation processes, and allowing their direct participation in public service delivery and local development for poverty reduction.