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To strengthen the democratic character of Nigerian political processes and outcomes by providing support to key electoral bodies, other relevant arms of government (such as the Legistaure) and civil society organisations. Credible elections, an efficient legislature and the scrutiny of government performance by an informed society will motivate government to perform better and be more responsive to the needs of citizens.
The Good Governance Fund supports a series of governance and economic reform initiatives, aimed at building stability, reducing poverty and increasing prosperity, in Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia and Ukraine. The fund will focus on areas such as: anti-corruption; improving the business environment; judicial reform; key sector reforms (e.g. banking and energy); strengthening the rule of law; and supporting an independent media. This project was approved before the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU.
To ensure that citizens, especially women, are more strongly represented in Burma's democratic processes and government is more accountable to its citizens. This will be achieved by: improving electoral processes and integrity in Burma; working to enable better functioning parliaments at Union and sub-national level; building a more transparent, inclusive and responsive civil service; ensuring that justice institutions are more transparent and responsive; and, working towards improving national planning capacity and donor coordination.
To improve the Kenyan Government’s accountability to its citizens by delivering peaceful, transparent, inclusive elections and providing support to non-governmental organisations, oversight bodies and independent commissions that can influence and deliver reforms thereby supporting the goal of making Kenya a more stable democracy
The outcome of the programme is a democratic system in which government institutions are more capable, parliament is more accountable and the state as a whole is more responsive to the needs and aspirations of the Pakistani people.
To support the delivery of a fair and transparent electoral process in Ethiopia as well as supporting the National Electoral Board’s capacity to deliver future elections. This will assist with Ethiopia’s political transition which also responds to a priority opportunity identified in DFID Ethiopia’s country development diagnostic.
To provide more inclusive, accountable and open political systems which will deliver sustainable growth and development objectives and achieve poverty reduction. The programme will do this through working at global and regional levels and in DFID’s priority countries,demonstrating impact in four outcome areas: (1) Inclusion of women and under-represented groups; (2) Accountability; (3) Transparency; and (4) Evidence on the effectiveness of democracy strengthening work.
To foster more constructive engagement between government and the people in Burma. The funding will improve the responsiveness of local governments to people's needs, thereby improving access to services and economic opportunities. We will provide grants to village and township authorities to undertake development projects identified by communities, benefiting approximately 500,000 people directly. We will support initiatives that build accountability and trust in systems of governance in order to support Burma's transition to peace, democracy and prosperity.
Support to the African Union Commission (AUC) to deliver against shared UK-Africa priorities. In its initial phase the programme will support the AUC to develop a stronger upstream focus on peace and security, through work on election monitoring and migration policy development, alongside support to promote mutual prosperity and boost economic growth. This project compliments broader UK engagement with the African Union Commission, including a CSSF funded programme promoting the protection of civilians during AU peace keeping missions.
To increase trust between government and civil society to deliver enhanced state accountability and responsiveness, resulting in better quality public services. The programme supports building the capcity of Civil Society Organisations through provision of grants and capacity building interventions.
To improve the transparency and accountability of the upcoming elections through increasing the coverage of national and international observation, improving the capacity of parliamentary political parties to monitor the process and engage with authorities, increasing media coverage of the electoral cycle and improving the operations and management capacity of electoral management bodies.
To inform and influence international and national policymakers in donor and developing countries, by producing accessible policy products and active outreach, based on the latest evidence. The priority areas of policy focus are 1. democracy support, 2. closing civic space, 3. anti-corruption, 4. conflict and violence,5. gender, 6. technology and repression, and 7. the changing global context of aid.
Securing sustainable livelihoods and socio-economic resilience for vulnerable young people in MyanmarY Care International
Main objective: Poverty reduction in Myanmar, promotion of inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all in Myanmar. Specific objectives: 1. Increased economic security and social empowerment for marginalized young women and men and community members. 2. Vulnerable young women and men have the skills to enhance their enterprise and employment opportunities. 3. Vulnerable young women and men have access to assets, markets and network s to develop their enterprise and employment opportunities.
Good Governance Fund Support to UNDP's Enhancing democracy in Moldova through inclusive and transparent elections.UK Department for International Development
Good Governance Fund support to the Central Electoral Commission of Moldova, with the aim of supporting reform to Moldova's political party finance law, to conduct an extensive civic education campaign, and to provide a targeted outreach campaign for women and young voters.