Skilling and Networking in Public Policy
The Policy Post #99
Editor’s Note ✍️
In the latest episode of #PolicyPanchayat, Swati Singh from PPI speaks to Vatsal Nahata, a Research Analyst at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about skilling, networking and other things that can help you carve a niche in public policy and the development sector!
With that, we bring you The Policy Post #99 - one more edition to a century!
This Week’s Policy Focus 🔎
Defining Public Policy: deepen understanding of true essence
Suresh Kumar IAS (retd.), writes: Public policy aberrations are more discerning these days. Some of these are evidence-based, but often these are unsubstantiated and ill-informed. There is a perception that the political executives, the civil servants, and the top leadership of private and public sectors, who are primarily responsible for policymaking, are unable to fully appreciate the essence and import of public policy. The rising trend of policies that are not evidence-based or driven by uncommon individualistic fancies thus needs to be contained by deepening the understanding of their true essence and meaning.
Policy Charcha 💬
The best Podcasts, Videos, Essays and Fellowships for this past week from the world of Policy and Governance!
📚 Fellowship: Asia Foundation Development Fellows
📷 Simplifying Policy Issues: PolicyGram
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Our newest database lists out the most important hard skills for public policy and where to learn them!
Jobs Post 💼
A curated list of some of the best jobs and internship opportunities this week from the world of public policy, development sector, impact consulting and communications at large!
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