PMC Research has launched a project entitled “Public Policy Discourse and Dialogue Platform – 2018” targeted at creating a platform to stimulate constructive and systematic policy debates and to establish cooperative practice among different political and social groups of Georgian society.
The initiative also aims to promote and encourage young researchers in Georgia to develop valuable policy research papers on important policy issues.
The following topics for papers have been identified by an international and independent steering committee:
- Cluster Development Potential in Company Towns/Districts
- Vocational Education and Training (VET) System in Georgia
- Tourism Potential in Georgia
- Procurement System Assessment
In addition, researchers are invited to submit proposals to further develop the following policy papers which were developed in previous versions of the Public Policy Discourse and Dialogue Platform:
Options for Railway Infrastructure Development in Tbilisi
Georgia as a Transit Hub and its Increasing Potential in the Implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative
Joint Feasibility Study on China-Georgia Possible Free Trade Agreement
Assessment of Fiscal Sustainability of the Universal Healthcare Program in Georgia
Applicants should send a two-page research abstract indicating a clear outline of their chosen issue and their view on it as well as a detailed CV including a list of past publications by June 4.
Please follow the link for more detailed information: Call for Policy Papers