United Nations Development Programme and System (UNDP) Paperback / softback
Part of the Global Institutions series
This volume provides a short and accessible introduction to the organization that serves as the primary coordinator of the work of the UN system throughout the developing world -the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The book:traces the origins and evolution of UNDP, outlining how a central UN funding mechanism and field network developed into a more comprehensive development agencyevaluates the UNDP's performance and results, both in its role as system coordinator and as a development organization in its own rightconsiders the return of the UNDP to a more central role within the UN development system, in order to review the successive attempts at UN development system reform, the reasons for failure and the future possibilities for a more effective system with the UNDP at the centre.
Offering a clear, comprehensive overview and analysis of the organization, this work will be of great interest to students and scholars of development studies, international organizations and international relations.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 166 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 08/07/2011
- Category: United Nations & UN agencies
- ISBN: 9780415776509