About UNDEF

Programme Consulative Group

The UN Democracy Fund is supported in its work by the expertise of UN Departments, Offices, Funds and Programmes active in fields related to democracy, governance and human rights. 

The UNDEF Programme Consultative Group, consisting of seven such UN entities, provides expert advice and support to the Advisory Board and the UNDEF Secretariat on project proposals and funding criteria. It brings together 

the Department of Political Affairs 
the Department of Peacekeeping Operations 
the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights 
the Peacebuilding Support Office 
the UN Development Programme
the UN Office on Drugs and Crime
UN Women