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Evidence Based Policies

Recently, IDM has intensified its interest and efforts in the area of evidence-based policymaking. Linking policymaking with evidence leads among others towards the policy effectiveness, improvements of transparency and strengthening of democracy. As a result, IDM works towards meeting the following main objectives regarding evidence-based policymaking in the country:

  •  produces evidence from applied research process that feed policy-making practices in areas of interest to IDM agenda and beyond;
  • aids and supports the creation of an enabling environment for social research, empowering researchers and the quality of their products to meet international standards;
  • explores and develops channels of communication, interaction and mutual support among private sector/businesses and science/academia;
  • encourages and facilitates dialogue between different stakeholders to establish and maintain practices of evidence-based policy- and decision-making processes.