The uprisings in the Middle East have opened previously unavailable possibilities to study and engage in issues of governance and local development. The Program on Governance and Local Development (GLD) fosters interdisciplinary research on Arab governance and local development.
AIMS-GLD-Arab Barometer Conference on Linking Public Opinion and Political Action
May 30 - June 1, 2015
Launch of CEMAT/UNDEF and LGPI Tunisian Public Opinion Surveys
April 28, 2015
Presentations: UNDEF launch presentation (Arabic/English); Regional Youth Issues in Arabic; Regional Youth Issues in English; Transitional Justice Issues in Arabic; Transitional Justice Issues in English
"Trust, Voice, and Incentives : Learning from Local Success Stories in Service Delivery in the Middle East and North Africa," by Hana Brixi, Ellen Lust, and Michael Woolcock, World Bank, April 2015.
"‘The Children of the State’? How Palestinians from the Seven Villages Negotiate Sect, Party and State in Lebanon," by Nora Stel, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, April 17, 2015.