"For the past 30 years, SUNY/CID has implemented long-term programs in developing countries across five continents. It is a unique opportunity to host international government delegations here in Albany to exchange experiences and new ideas to bolster democratic governance. We are thankful to the ICCR for helping us take part in these interactions," said Gina Volynsky, Director of SUNY Center for International Development (SUNY/CID).
SUNY / CID co-sponsors International Executive Courses on Adaptive Management and Outcome Harvesting for Development Experts and Practitioners
In the last few years, “Adaptive Management” (AM) and “complexity-aware monitoring and evaluation and learning” have gone viral as new development catchwords. Networks of donors, practitioners and researchers have developed thinking, explored current practice and are starting to propose new approaches that recognize that to be effective, international development programs need to address the complexity and unpredictability of the contexts in which we work.
In 2010, Kenya held a referendum and its citizens voted overwhelmingly to adopt a new constitution1. The 2010 Constitution ushered in many changes chief of which brought government closer to the people through creation of 47 counties and delegation of functions and services previously deliberated and delivered at the national level to the county level.
- SUNY/CID Congratulates Lejla Hasanović, a Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellow for European Entrepreneurs and Innovators
- Anti-Corruption Training in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- SUNY/CID expert cited by world leader
- USAID invites SUNY/CID experts to collaborate to help IDPs
- Inclusive Governance: Training Inspires Mechanism for Enhancing Citizen Participation
Current and Recent Projects
The GIB is a newsletter that draws attention to technical matters involved in strengthening political institutions and to broader issues of aid strategies, democracy assistance, public sector performance, and to countries and regions where SUNY/CID is working. Our most recent edition can be found here and the archive here.
David E. Guinn: "Success in parliamentary strengthening: What does it mean?"
Robert Nakamura, et al.: "Stregthening Deliberative Bodies: Legislative Engagement Reference Paper" (pdf)
At SUNY/CID we connect people and ideas for integrated development through the design and implementation of large, multi-year donor funded projects, institutional capacity building projects, and research-intensive assessments and evaluations. Learn more about us and our mission.
For additional information, feel free to peruse SUNY/CID's 25th Anniversary Publication.