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  • El empoderamiento de las mujeres chiquimultecas y las políticas públicas en Guatemala - HDRNet
    The Empowerment of Chiquimulean Women and Public Policies in Guatemala This case study sheds light on an experience that took place in the Department of Chiquimula in northeastern Guatemala from the 1996 Peace Agreement to date The story of the Women s Association REDMUCH Chiquimulean Women s Network offers an opportunity to reflect on the actual and potential role played by women in the decentralization process and in building democracy starting from their local territories Initially supported by international cooperation actors REDMUCH became a focal point for defenders of women s rights and contributed to advocating for and developing public policies from a gender perspective REDMUCH supported the creation of Municipal Offices for Women s issues as well as trained hundreds of local women leaders according to a curriculum tailored to their immediate and strategic local needs These women now participate in Development Committees at the community and municipal levels and in the gender thematic group at department level As expressed by the very actors of the experience REDMUCH in spite of great financial hardship has helped make women s voices heard on strategic issues for their buen vivir and that of their communities Document Type Article Keywords Guatemala women

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/640/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Experiences of Technical Consulting in the Centre of Mexico City - HDRNet
    the City of Mexico These projects have been promoted by grassroots groups and social organizations in general but in particular of indigenous groups Document Type Monograph Documentation Keywords Housing projects Mexico City grassroots organizations indigenous groups progetti di alloggio Città del Messico planeamiento urbano viviendas organizzazioni di base gruppi indigeni grupos indigenos Ciudad de Mexico grupos de base Projets de logement Ville de Mexico organisations de base groupes indigènes Topics

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/368/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Kerala's Decentralisation: Idea in Practice - HDRNet
    comprehend and analyse the successes and shortcomings of the People s Campaign in Kerala India The paper argues that the discourse on decentralisation in Kerala also has relevance for the whole country as the People s Campaign has offered a new paradigm for participatory planning The issues it has thrown up can help to focus attention on what needs to be done to make decentralisation a meaningful exercise in other

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/488/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Decentralization in Chile - HDRNet
    have accompanied the changes in political regimes and some of their effects on various dimensions affecting the human condition Section II provides an overview of the decentralization process while Section III provides a more detailed discussion of the nature and extent of decentralization achieved both under Pinochet and since including changes in the system currently being instituted Section IV assesses the qualitative and quantitative impact of these decentralization measures Section

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/496/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Engendering Local Development Plans: Gender Budgeting Initiative by a Local Government Institution in Kerala, India - HDRNet
    Journal on Human Development and International Cooperation 3 1 ISSN 2070 6790 Preview PDF 468Kb Official URL http www universitasforum org index php ojs Abstract Sustainable economic growth and social development is greatly influenced by the gender setting of a society This understanding created the idea of gender budgeting as a tool for ensuring equitable resource allocation This case study is based on the experience of engendering development plans using gender budget principles by a Local Self Government Institution in India in a rural setting The special context of gender mainstreaming in decentralization and in local planning in the state of Kerala makes it conducive to such a process The paradoxical situation in Kerala of higher developmental indices of women s development co existing with lower social agency and autonomy for women has been a central debate for years This exercise brings a shift in approach by putting women s economic development safety mobility and their right to protect themselves at the central concerns of planning for development Document Type Article Keywords Gender Budgets Social Development Local Government Women s Empowerment Decentralization Local Planning Topics Women s empowerment and human development Case studies Democratic and participatory governance Case studies Deposited

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/655/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Building Bridges to a Better Future - National Report: Kosovo - 2002 - HDRNet
    first Human Development Report for Kosovo comparing data from the regions and municipalities and pointing to achievements and disparities The Report takes a comprehensive look at how to rebuild Kosovo looking at ways to build a more democratic society how to empower society through education arts and culture how to create the economic basics for development and finally suggesting reforms to improve the healthcare system and protect the environment Document

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/463/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Rapport de l’exercice de capitalisation du projet “Promotion de la participation des femmes a la gouvernance locale au Burkina Faso” - HDRNet
    Non commercial 678Kb Official URL http www universitasforum org Abstract Report on the Capitalization of the Project Promotion of Women s Participation in Local Governance in Burkina Faso This report describes the process of of capitalizing the initiative of Reseau Femmes en Action through the production of a radio broadcast for Universitas Forum The radio broadcast was originally recorded in local languages and translated into French under the direction of RFA The report presents the project Promotion of women s participation in local governance that was launched in 2005 with the main aim of arousing women s political consciousness in order to improve their chances for election and their civic awareness in view of their effective participation in the democratic process The project enabled 4 500 women to understand their civic duties and rights their crucial role in the democratization and local development process as well as the challenges presented by decentralization and the importance of participating in local elections Local actors were also stimulated to undertake projects for the promotion of women s participation The results of the 2006 local elections with 6 400 women elected as local councilors and 20 women as mayors are encouraging in this sense

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/644/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Items where Topic is "Democratic and participatory governance > Conceptual issues" - HDRNet
    femenino como acción ciudadana ética de una participación política diferente Cholonautas Sitio web para el desarrollo de las Ciencias Sociales en el Perú Carrino Luciano 2010 Local development participation and change Universitas Forum International Journal on Human Development and International Cooperation 2 1 http www universitasforum org index php ojs ISSN 2070 6790 Book Reinicke Wolfgang and Deng Francis 2000 Critical Choices The United Nations Networks and the Future of Global Governance International Development Research Centre Ottawa ISBN 0 88936 921 6 Romero G and Mesías R and Enet M and Oliveras L and García L and Coipel M and Osorio D 2004 Participation in urban and architectural planning for the social production of habitat CYTED Mexico City Book Section Ianni Vanna 2004 Rediscovering the notion of civil society In La società civile nella cooperazione internazionale allo sviluppo Approcci teorici e forme d azione L Harmattan Italia Torino pp 23 47 ISBN 8888684514 ISBN 13 9788888684512 Bifulco Lavinia and de Leonardis Ota 2002 Partnership o partecipazione Una conversazione sul tema In Lo spazio europeo tra pianificazione e governance gli impatti territoriali e culturali delle politiche UE University of Milan La Bicocca Florence Italy Monograph Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo CYTED 1999 El Hábitat Iberoamericano en la mira Documentation CYTED Asunción Paraguay Contreras Mojica and Diana Maria 2004 Urban planning a tool for preventing and addressing disasters Documentation CYTED United Nations Development Programme UNDP 2001 Towards a New Consensus Democracy and Human Development Technical Report UNDP Osmani S R 2002 Expanding Voice and Accountability Through the Budgetary Process Technical Report UNDP Mehrotra Santosh 2002 Basic Social Services for All Ensuring Accountability Through Deep Democratic Decentralisation Technical Report UNDP Mohiddin Ahmed 2002 Regional Overview of the Impact of Failures of Accountability on Poor People Technical Report UNDP Inoguchi

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/view/subjects/06h.type.html (2016-05-01)
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