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Institute of Governance, Public Policy and Social Research, Queen's University Belfast English version available   
Description: The Institute of Governance, Public Policy and Social Research (IGPPSR) was established in 2001 at Queen's University Belfast. Our mission is thus to make a significant contribution to both the academic reputation of the University and the future of Northern Ireland through interdisciplinary work which impacts on issues of governance, public policy and social research at all levels from the local to the global. 
Added: 13-08-2004 | Report Broken Link
Maastricht Gradduate School of Governance English version available   
Description: The Maastricht Graduate School of Governance,

MGSoG prepares students to pave the road for innovative policy developments in Europe and the world today.

Our master's and PhD programmes train you in analysing, monitoring and evaluating public policy in order to strengthen democratic governance in domestic and international organisations. The School carefully crafts its training activities to give national and international organisations, scholars and professionals the tools needed to harness the strengths of changing organisations and solve today’s challenges, and more importantly, the ones of tomorrow.

Next to the master and PhD programs within the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, the School also offers national and international organizations, scholars and professionals the opportunity to update their knowledge on specific governance themes. In cooperation with our extensive network within the field, MGSoG creates training programs according to specific needs, objectives and trends. Within these training programs, recent insights from academic theory and research with respect to policy problems will be incorporated in seminar settings; workshops and lectures will be given by prominent specialists from across the globe.

The Maastricht Graduate School of Governance offers:

1. Master's specializations:
• Public Policy and Human Development (MPP)
• Social Policy Financing/Social Policy Design (SPF/SPD)
• Economic Policy Research (EPR)

2. PhD programmmes:
• Social Protection Policy (ESPP)
• Governance and Policy Anaysis (GAPA)
• Governance and Policy Analysis Dual Career (GPAC)

Programmes we offer in cooperation with UNU MERIT:
• Economics and Policy Studies of Technical Change (EPTC)
• Innovation Studies and Development (UNU-Merit)

3. Separate courses online and face2face
4. advanced academic updates for professionals
5. seminar series & conferences

Research of the School of Governance concentrates on the following themes:

1. Governance
a. Indicators of (good) governance and the analysis of (policy responses to) corruption
b. Risks and uncertainty on a policy design context
c. Instruments and indicators of policy effectiveness, adequacy and efficiency

2. Social Protection
a. Poverty, inequality and instruments to influence them
b. Household strategies in risk management
c. Effectiveness of social policy instruments

Country: Netherlands 
Added: 26-03-2007 | Report Broken Link
Public Administration and the Impact Economy English version available   
Description: The resource, Public Administration and the Impact Economy, discusses social innovation and the emerging impact economy. It describes them as places for public and private sector professionals to have a massive impact in social change. The website as a whole is growing resource for current and prospective students of public administration.  
Country: United States 
Added: 18-01-2012 | Report Broken Link
The Hague Academy for Local Governance English version available   
Description: The Hague Academy for Local Governance organises practice-oriented training courses for people involved in local governance. Mayors, civil servants and citizens are welcome to take part in our programmes, as are consultants and other professionals working on strengthening local democracy worldwide. Joining our training programmes means experiencing governance from a typically local point of view! 
Country: Netherlands 
Region: The Hague
Added: 20-03-2009 | Report Broken Link
UNPAN - United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance English version available   
Description: The mission of UNPAN - is to promote the sharing of knowledge, experiences and best practices throughout the world in sound public policies, effective public administration and efficient civil services, through capacity-building and cooperation among the United Nations Member States, with emphasis on south-south cooperation and UNPAN's commitment to integrity and excellence. 
Added: 13-08-2004 | Report Broken Link