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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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Participatory budgeting: How to start in Latvia? 

Author:Providus

On participatory budgeting. Read

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Mapping Report: Social Orientation in Latvia 

Author:Agnese Lāce, Rasmuss Filips Geks

Social orientation activities encompass courses, modules and other initiatives in which non-nationals are introduced with basic civic knowledge of the host society. In Latvia they are provided in the framework of social integration policy guidelines, and cover activities for third country nationals and beneficiaries of international protection. Read

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Migration Matters Video Screening: Are you part of the "us" or the "them"? 

Author:Providus

We're excited to invite you to MigrationMatters first ever screening in Latvia, featuring videos from their newest online course "Rethinking 'Us' & 'Them': Integration and Diversity in Europe", which examines questions such as: "How do we make integration work?", "Why is talking about identity so complicated?", and "How can we learn diversity?". 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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Think tank PROVIDUS will be lead by policy analyst Iveta Kažoka 

Author:Providus

From January 19, 2018 the think tank PROVIDUS will be lead by the senior policy analyst Iveta Kažoka. 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