Democratic Governance

Globally UNDP helps countries strengthen electoral and legislative systems, improve access to justice and public administration and develop a greater capacity to deliver basic services to those most in need. UNDP believes that proper governance structures provide an ‘enabling environment' for the realization of sustainable development and in particular elimination of poverty.

Our Goals

UNDP engages with the Government of Eritrea in both advocacy and analysis to generate knowledge, alliance building and promotion of enabling frameworks on key issues, policy advice and support for national capacity building, and knowledge networking and sharing of good practices. more

Building Stronger Institutions

UNDP works in close partnership with the Government of Eritrea and line ministries to boost national capacity and improve access to social services.more

Traditional dispute resolution systems, like this one in Kenya are important part of maintaining access to justice for many Eritreans.
UNDP supports traditional dispute resolution in Eritrea

Absent formal judicial systems, traditional justice systems and customary practices are critical to ensuring that people have access to justice. In Eritrea, many rural communities deniedmore 

His Excellency, the President of the State of Eritrea, Mr. Isaias Afewerki (left) exchanges greetings with Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, Assistant Secretary General and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa. (Photo: UNDP Eritrea/Shamla Tadesse)
High-level UN delegation meets with President of Eritrea

A high-level delegation of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) comprising Regional Directors from Eastern and Southern Africa met with His Excellency, President of themore 

Projects and Initiatives

  • Support to Higher Education in Technical Institutions

    UNDP supports the Government in its efforts to address the human resources gaps in these technical areas by facilitating access to and placement of professionals in the higher technical institutions to enhance their instructional and teaching capacity. The support for the identified areas of study will be done through the recruitment of professionals and provision of laboratory equipment.more 

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