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Democracy in Latin America

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By combining quantitative indicators and detailed interviews with in-depth surveys and an on-going dialogue with a cross-section of prominent leaders and opinion formers across the region, the Repo

A Handbook on Working with Political Parties

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Political parties are a keystone of democratic governance.

Governance for the Future: Democracy and Development in the Least Developed Countries

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The paper "Governance for the Future: Democracy and Development in the Least Developed Countries" documents the important strides being made by the world’s poorest nations to achieve better governa

Guidelines for Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Education

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Open educational resources (OER) are materials used to support education that may be freely accessed, reused, modified, and shared. These Guidelines outline key issues and make suggestions for integrating OER into higher education. Their purpose is to encourage decision makers in governments and institutions to invest in the systematic production, adaptation and use of OER and to bring them into the mainstream of higher education in order to improve the quality of curricula and teaching and to reduce costs.
Given the potential of OER to improve higher education systems, UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) have developed these Guidelines, after broad consultations with stakeholders in all regions of the world, to support governments, higher education institutions/providers, academic staff, student bodies and quality assurance/accreditation and recognition bodies.

Electoral Management Bodies as Institutions of Governance

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This paper is a policy study based on preliminary research in the new field of electoral institutions and administration.

Public Service Broadcasting. A Comparative Legal Survey

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This study looks at the way in which national, publicly-funded broadcasters are organised and paid for in six countries where support for these broadcasters remains strong, namely Australia, Canada