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Estonian Juvenile and Restorative Justice System 

Author:Providus.lv

In modern legislation, children are viewed as a vulnerable group and several measures have been introduced to protect the children due to the special needs arising from the specific nature of their development. This also applies to the Juvenile and Restorative Justice System in Estonia. Read

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Correct and timely information - less crime 

Author:Providus.lv

One of the most significant obstacles to effective prevention is lack of information and ineffective communication among the involved services as well as the weak link with the community. Read

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CEPA Report No. 22: U.S.- Central Europe Relations in the Age of Obama 

Author:Providus.lv

Year: 2009
Organisation: Centre for European Policy Analysis
Editors: Wess Mitchell, Ted Reinert
Authors: Dace Akule et al
Language: English
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The New Member States and the 2009 European Parliament elections. LATVIA: The European Debate and Politics at a Time of Economic Crisis 

Author:Providus.lv

Year: 2009
Organisation: Open Society-Sofia, European Policies Initiatives
Language: English
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Chronicles of a ‘Failed State’  5

Author:Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis

People in power often choose their entourage (public officials) by attaching a large weight to loyalty and near zero weight to competence. It is natural for politicians to seek loyalty. However, when competence gets neglected, the results can be disastrous. And that’s exactly why the disaster has happened. Read

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The European Commission 2004-09: A politically weakened institution?Views from the National Capitals 1

Author:Providus.lv

Year: 2009
Organisation: European Policy Institutes Network
Editor: Piotr Maciej Kaczyński
Authors: Dace Akule et al
Language: English

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Divided Education, Divided Citizens? A comparative study of the effects of separate schooling on civil enculturation 

Author:Maria Golubeva Stephen Powell Elmina Kazimzade Anca Nedelcu

PROVIDUS piedalījās starptautiskā pētījumā "Divided Education, Divided Citizens?", kura mērķis bija izpētīt skolu etniskā/ lingvistiskā dalījuma ietekmi uz skolēnu un skolotāju pilsonisko izglītību 8 valstīs, kur pastāv dalīta skolu sistēma (Igaunija, Latvija, Rumānija, Slovākija, Kosova, Bosnija, Kazahstāna, Tadžikistāna).

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The EU New Member States as Agenda Setters in the Enlarged European Union. Country report. Latvia 

Author:Dace Akule

Full text of the study is available (here pdf)

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We have more energy than we need 

Author:Artjoms Konohovs

It’s a question of changing your mind from the ground to the atmosphere, from restricted resources to intellectual property. Read

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Wallerstein: The Origins and Outcomes of the Global Economic Crisis 

Author:Providus.lv

"We are in a depression. And that is just the beginning,” says the world-famous profesor of sociology Immanuel Wallerstein. What awaits the world? Read