Democratic Governance

  • NGO Capacity and Needs AssessmentNGO Capacity and Needs AssessmentFeb 28, 2009image The assessment highlights the need for urgent efforts to be undertaken for NGO capacity training, the development of civil society networks and partnerships, and the forging of standards and guiding principles within the civil society sector.

  • Prison Assessment and Proposed Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Offenders ReportDec 31, 2011This Assessment provides comprehensive information to assist in designing the support framework needed to create the foundation for a human rights based approach to the penal system of Maldives. The Assessment also provides policy recommendations to guide the Maldives Justice Sector and, in particular, the penal system.

  • Human Rights Baseline SurveyAug 7, 2013This is the first general human rights survey undertaken in the Maldives. The information it contains about Maldivians’ awareness of the Human Rights Commission, and their knowledge about and attitudes towards human rights will form the Commission’s priorities in the years ahead.


As the rapid democratization process takes shape, UNDP is supporting Maldives to consolidate and deepen the democratic progress and promote good governance by working with the people in building partnerships and sharing ways to strengthen participation, accountability, and effectiveness at all levels.