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Policy Fellowships Program - 2006


Policy Fellowships Program - 2006

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Every year, the Open Society Forum announces a grant program to conduct policy research on pressing social issues. For 2006 the Open Society Forum has announced 13 themes in social protection, economy and governance and received 54 applications. The received applications were assessed in two phases and eight applicants have been selected as policy research fellows.

Policy fellows and their topics:

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Topic

Fellow

1

Improving legal environment for NGO participation in policy making and decision-making

D. Byambajav

2

Pension reform: policy and implementation

B. Bat-Ulzii

3

Tax Administration

G. Altanzaya

4

Fiscal Decentralization and local self-governance

B. Batmunkh

5

Effectiveness of the Government Expenditure

A. Enkhbat

6

Tax policy and informal sector

P. Gantumur

7

Mining and the Dutch Disease

B. Bat

8

Mining and Employment

T. Munkh-Ochir

Duration :
Six to nine months

Package of support offered:
Monthly stipends
Research expenses
International and local mentors
Office space
Access to Internet and Policy Resource Center
Policy research and analysis training series
Opportunities for participation in international events

Expected results

Policy research skills development
Policy recommendations paper
Public presentation of the policy papers

 

Date : 2006-10-03 11:29:49                        

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