Human Development Report


The Public Policy Process
in Latvia

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Foreword by the Prime Minister of Latvia
Foreword by the UNDP Resident Representative
Basic Facts about Latvia (includes map)
Introduction: Open and responsible policy making as a condition for human development
Chapter 1: Public Policy and Human Development
Chapter 2: The Public Policy Process
Chapter 3: The Advent of Participation in Public Policy
Chapter 4: Administrative Capacity in the Context of Human Development
Statistical Appendix
Review of Latvia's Main Human Development Indicators

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