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  • Service: Advisory
  • Type: KPMG information
  • Date: 4/12/2013

Getting Started with Governance 

This handbook explores the processes and challenges involved in creating strong community-based organisations that are able to engage in governance advocacy based on the experiences of the WaterAid/Freshwater Action Network GTF programme
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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) sees governance as the exercise of economic, political and administrative authority to manage a country’s affairs at all levels:

 

‘Governance comprises the complex mechanisms, processes and institutions, through which citizens and their groups articulate their interests, exercise their legal rights, meet their obligations and mediate their differences3.’