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
2021 
Global average
2021 
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Iveta Kažoka
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 12
Latvia average
 20
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
66% 
Latvia average
52% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
83% 
Latvia average
 63%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2019)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 1,878
Latvia average
 1,689
Global average
 24,322
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 7,009
Latvia average
 3,058
Global average
 15,211
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS
 186
Latvia average
 103
Global average
 5,948

Data notes

Last updated: 30/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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