PCJ Reflects on its Method of Work

Indicators in Justice and Safety Project

Between 2009 and 2014 the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) invested in the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management (PCJ) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) to deliver a program of support for government officials in developing countries that wished to design indicators for their own ambitions in justice and safety.

Over these five years the PCJ strengthened the capacity of officials in Jamaica, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Bangladesh to construct, test, and use indicators that mattered nationally and made sense locally. Read the short “exegesis” of the PCJ Indicators in Justice and Safety project to learn more about the distinct method the PCJ used to support developing country officials, and how the purpose and philosophy of the indicators differ from the measures that are designed by and for international development organizations... MORE


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