The Policy Process in Government in Tajikistan: Recent Dynamics, Challenges and Opportunities
Over the last decade, the development of rule of law, democratic governance and support for the growth of civil society have been at the heart of efforts to strengthen the political system in the Republic of Tajikistan. It is natural that within the process of ongoing reforms designed to improve and streamline public policy processes, new challenges for public policy development have emerged. This paper describes the policy formulation process in government in Tajikistan, its main stakeholders and sequences of adoption of draft legislative acts. It also highlights the main challenges to current reform efforts.