Evidence-informed policy-making toolkit

Evidence-informed policy-making toolkit

This toolkit deals with how to find, evaluate and communicate evidence for policy. It is for mid-level civil servants and parliamentary staff in developing countries, to build their skills and knowledge for evidence-informed policy-making.

The toolkit was developed in collaboration with policy-makers and researchers in Ghana and Zimbabwe,…

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Global Plan of Action to prevent interpersonal violence (2016)

Global Plan of Action to prevent interpersonal violence (2016)

GLOBAL PLAN OF ACTION to strengthen the role of the health system within a national multisectoral response to address interpersonal violence, in particular against women and girls, and against children. The global plan of action is a technical document informed by evidence, best practices and existing WHO technical guidance. It…

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Global plan of action to strengthen the role of the health system to address violence

Global plan of action to strengthen the role of the health system to address violence

In May 2014, the Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly adopted resolution WHA67.15 on “Strengthening the role of the health system in addressing violence, in particular against women and girls, and against children”. It requests the Director-General “to develop, with the full participation of Member States, and in consultation with United Nations…

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Good practices in the protection of witnesses in criminal proceedings involving organized crime

Good practices in the protection of witnesses in criminal proceedings involving organized crime

The good practices provided in this tool offer a comprehensive picture of witness protection measures and offer practical options for adaptation and incorporation into diverse legal systems around the world, depending on their operational procedures and their particular social, political and economic contexts. The good practices were developed in a…

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The South African national curriculum framework for children from birth to four: Abridged Version

The South African national curriculum framework for children from birth to four: Abridged Version

A curriculum framework is what it says it is – a  framework – and it is up to the adults to provide the  detail. There are suggestions in this document of ways  adults can support children to develop well, and how  to provide an environment where children are safe  and…

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The National Early Learning Development  Standards (NELDS) from  birth to four years

The National Early Learning Development Standards (NELDS) from birth to four years

The National Early Learning Development Standards  (NELDS) is a curriculum-related policy initiative focusing primarily on the early learning needs of children  from birth to four years. The development of this document entailed a validation process for verification of the  standards’ content and age appropriateness. Validation  consultations were conducted with various…

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