Thematic Focus:

The taught and research programs will be supported in the following sub-themes:

  • National and sub-national Governance Systems
    • Accountability frameworks
    • Inter-governmental relations
    • Voice and empowerment of women and minority groups in public policy decision making
  • Legal and Judicial reforms
    • Access to gender-responsive affordable and expedient justice mechanisms
    • Informal justice systems and alternate dispute resolution mechanisms
    • Combating sexual violence
  • Peace and Conflict
    • Post-conflict institutions building
    • Conflict impact on women and children
    • Inclusive political processes
  • Strengthening Democracy
    • Binding constraints in strengthening democracy at grass roots level
    • Electoral reform
    • Capacity issues at parliamentary levels
    • Ensuring inclusion of women, minority groups and marginalized segments of the population
  • Practices in governance at local/cross regional level
    • Partnerships with civil society
    • Promoting social innovations
    • Aid effectiveness in context of good governance

Latest Announcements

Fellows Contributions

Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) visits UOG

Advanced Training in Social Science Research and Problem Solving Methods(Agenda)

After a very successful first round of IDRC-SDPI Fellowships program in Governance, Security and Justice in South Asia, the IDRC-SDPI is going to kick off the program's second and last round of applications for the present phase which will remain open till December 15, 2012.

The candidates who could not succeed in first round of applications can also apply again after reworking their applications. The program themes and selection criteria, as mentioned in the call for application, is the same.

IDRC-SDPI Call for fellowships