BCURE Civil Service Reform Policy Dialogue, March 2014
On 20th March 2014, BCURE launched its first ever Civil Service Reform Policy Dialogue in Pakistan. It was jointly hosted by CERP; the National School of Public Policy (NSPP); Evidence for Policy Design program at Harvard University, and the Planning Commission in Lahore. The purpose of the Dialogue was to demonstrate the value of policy maker and researcher collaborations and help catalyze such engagements, especially on civil service reforms that can deliver better policy outcomes. the first day was devoted to introducing the policy maker-researcher engagement model and stressed on importance of using evidence in policy formulation. The following day focused on group discussions on salient policy issues of Pakistan where the participants designed a smart policy solution to address them.