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El propósito del presente documento de política es de nir la orientación y el alcance de la labor de la COSUDE en el ámbito de la democratización, la descentralización y la gobernanza local (DDGL).
Le présent document se propose de dé nir l’orien- tation et la portée du travail de la DDC en matière de démocratisation, de décentralisation et de gouvernance locale (DDLG).
The purpose of this policy paper is to define the
SDC’s orientation and scope in the area of democratisation, decentralisation and local governance (DDLG). It is a normative document for the SDC and will serve as a reference for partner organisations, but also for relevant departments of the Federal Administration and the wider development community.
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The document looks back at DDLGN activities, the general context and the network's results in 2016. It then outlines its priorities for 2017.
The network aims to further the knowledge and operational, methodological competence of its members in the field of ddlg. This shall contribute to enhancing the thematic quality and effectiveness of SDC and partners programs. It does this through documentation and providing access to relevant knowledge resources, concept development, exchange of experience and peer support, offering training and advisory services. This webpage is the network's online platform and main communication tool.
SDC contributes to the achievement of the sustainable development goals through measures that promote inclusive and responsive, effective and accountable state institutions, strong and active civil society, citizen participation and public oversight, backed by a conducive legal framework and compliance with the rule of law.
Political engagement -
Starting from context -
Applying a systemic perspective and linking operations with policy reforms - Principled but adapted approach -
Engagement with a long-term perspective - Particular consideration for gender equality -
Results orientation - Collaborative approach
Senior Policy Advisor DDLG and Network Focal Point
Policy Advisor DDLG
Social Inclusion Advisor
Assistant of DDLG Unit
It is a network of practitioners and experts from SDC and its partners, associated experts around the world. The network is coordinated by the ddlgn focal point and thematic unit which is supported by the network's core group members. They represent the SDC's different divisions and importantly contribute to advance the ddlgn learning agenda.
The DDLG Network works with different kinds of partners. We mandate institutions to help us implement our activities. We participate in donor coordination platforms in order to explore and promote effective governance in partner countries. We contribute financially to regional governance networks. And through our core contribution we engage in long-term partnerships with like-minded Institutions. Please visit our list of partners for more information.
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