Launch of “The Global Go To Think Tank Index 2018” and Public Forum ‘Why Facts and Think Tanks Matter 2019′
03:00pm to 05:00pm
Taimoor Chambers, 4rth Floor, 10-D (West), Fazal-ul-Haq Road, Blue Area, Islamabad
On January 31, 2019, think tanks and researchers from around the world will be launching annual the 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI) report of University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The launch event will also be followed by a public forum titled “Why Facts and Think Tanks Matter” for a discussion on global trends in politics and policy advice.
The 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index is based on the ranking done among over 6000 think tanks (TT) globally nominated by eminent experts, policy makers, and public thought leaders. TT and civil society program of University of Pennsylvania on an annual basis has been doing this ranking. The ranking used to identify and to recognize centers of excellence in policy research for knowledge and policy partnerships and to create a global think tank village.
- Ms. Romina Khursheed Alam, MNA, PMLN
- Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector, International Islamic University Islamabad
- Prof. Dr. Zia Ul-Qayyum, Vice-Chancellor, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad
- Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute.
SDTV Link: http://sdpi.tv/live.php