Think tank

Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS

PROVIDIUS

Riga, Latvia

PROVIDUS works in the areas of criminal justice, rule of law and anticorruption policy, sound governance, and education policy. PROVIDUS is engaged in policy work in the criminal justice area, promoting alternative sentencing, assisting in the creation of a probation service, undertaking policy research in such areas as pretrial detention, sentencing policy, and police abuse and accountability. In education policy, it recently released a broad policy report on the state of education in Latvia, focusing on various management challenges: educational financing, tax policy, innovation, and other issues. PROVIDUS is engaged in anticorruption work, pushing forward proposals for a campaign finance reform, and designing new models of civil monitoring to reduce corruption. PROVIDUS also hosts a public policy website, publishing policy studies, in-depth opinion articles, and other relevant resources in such areas as the policy process, rule of law/corruption, education and employment, human rights, social integration, civil society, information society, and foreign affairs.

Contact details

Website:
http://providus.lv/en

Address:
Alberta iela 13, 6. stāvs (ieeja no Strēlnieku ielas) Rīga LV-1010

Country:
Latvia

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Latvia, Europe
Operating languages
English , Latvian

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2002
Age (years)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 19
Latvia average
 22
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Iveta Kažoka
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Iveta Kažoka
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Iveta Kažoka
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 13
Latvia average
 7
Global average
 75
2019
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 12
% Female staff
2021
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 1%
Latvia average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 66%
% Female researchers
2019
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 83%
Latvia average
 63%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2021)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 1,933
Latvia average
 7,027
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 1,878
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 6,994
Latvia average
 4,370
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 7,009
Subscribers (2021)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 196
Latvia average
 122
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 186

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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