On 3 May 2018 the OSCE Academy and PROVIDUS - Centre for Public Policy signed a Memorandum of Partnership and Cooperation aiming at promoting support to educational and professional initiatives. This Memorandum opens new horizons for cooperation in the fields of policy analysis, professional training, data-gathering, dialogue and networking projects, as well as public lectures in various fields. Among the topics this partnerships is set to focus are good governance, migration policy, public administration, civil society, media and democracy.
PROVIDUS is a leading think-tank in Latvia, established in 2002. Their mission is to promote evidence-based policy and the development of open society values. PROVIDUS main areas of work are good governance, anti-corruption and migration, with citizen participation and EU dimension as a horizontal component throughout all activities. Their work methods include policy research and analyses, drafting and review of legislation, advocacy, monitoring, organization of public events and discussions. www.providus.lv