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Study overview: Policy Performance and Governance Capacities in the OECD and EU (2018) 

Author:Providus

We are proud to have contributed to the Bertelsmann Stiftung's study: Policy Performance and Governance Capacities in the OECD and EU (2018). Read

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First example of participatory budgeting on the national level 

Author:Providus

After a decade of regional level participatory budgeting event that started in 2008, Portugal is currently developing its first participatory budgeting (hereafter PB) project on a national scale. The initiative is called Participatory Budgeting Portugal (PBP). Read

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Lively debate on universal basic income 

Author:Providus

Is it time for the social security policy to change? Is the universal basic income a good way to replace the benefit system? Is it not going to create an even bigger gap between the poor and the rich? Can universal basic income promote job mobility and encourage people to acquire new skills? Is it a solution for the shrinking job market due to the development of the artificial intelligence? What is the international experience?
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Discussion "Development of Digital Skills – The Road to a More Inclusive and Diverse Labour Market?" 

Author:Providus

90% of future workplaces will require digital skills, but nearly half of Latvia's population do not have sufficient skills in this area. What are the existing policy initiatives and practices to promote learning of digital skills? How do employers ensure that their employees have the appropriate level of knowledge? How can the development of these skills foster the growth of Latvia's economy and create a more inclusive and diverse labour market? o employment practices and regulations need to change to keep pace with digitalisation and modern business models? Read

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Summary of Ideas: how to Facilitate Citizen Engagement? 

Author:Providus

Summary of ideas from the regional conference "Best practices of citizen engagement in the Baltic Sea region". Read

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Why Baltics does not compete for talent? 

Author:Linda Jākobsone

On December 4, 2017 PROVIDUS and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized Public Policy Forum "Migration Policies: Competing for Talent". The main issues discussed were what are the existing and potential benefits of migration and how does migration diversify country's economy and society. One of the participants in the discussion was Kristjan Lepik (MOVE Guides) who shared his vision with Linda Jākobsone, PROVIDUS communications project manager. Read

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Migration Policies - Competing for Talent 

Author:Providus


PROVIDUS and and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung invites to its annual Public Policy Forum "Migration Policies: Competing for Talent" on 4 December 2017 at Oracule Tang Space, Riga from 14:00-17:15.
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Fresh political ideas for Northern Europe 

Author:Krista Baumane

PROVIDUS event at democracy festival LAMPA 2017
stage “Uzzibsni”, Friday 30 June, 16.00-17.30
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Conference "Best practices of citizen engagement in the Baltic Sea region" 

Author:Providus

Conference "Best practices of citizen engagement in the Baltic Sea region" Read

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Best practices of citizen engagement in the Baltic sea region 

Author:Providus

Conference where the best professionals from the region will share their experience Read

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Summary Conclusions from Public Policy Forum on Political Parties 

Author:Iveta Kažoka

We are publishing a summary of ideas expressed at the public policy forum "Political Parties: Welcome to the 21st Century". Read