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Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI) 2020 launched                    111,75 Think Tanks across the world ranked in different categories.                SDPI is ranked 90th among “Top Think Tanks Worldwide (non-US)”.           SDPI stands 11th among Top Think Tanks in South & South East Asia & the Pacific (excluding India).            SDPI notches 33rd position in “Best New Idea or Paradigm Developed by A Think Tank” category.                SDPI remains 42nd in “Best Quality Assurance and Integrity Policies and Procedure” category.              SDPI stands 49th in “Think Tank to Watch in 2020”.            SDPI gets 52nd position among “Best Independent Think Tanks”.                           SDPI becomes 63rd in “Best Advocacy Campaign” category.                   SDPI secures 60th position in “Best Institutional Collaboration Involving Two or More Think Tanks” category.                       SDPI obtains 64th position in “Best Use of Media (Print & Electronic)” category.               SDPI gains 66th position in “Top Environment Policy Tink Tanks” category.                SDPI achieves 76th position in “Think Tanks With Best External Relations/Public Engagement Program” category.                    SDPI notches 99th position in “Top Social Policy Think Tanks”.            SDPI wins 140th position among “Top Domestic Economic Policy Think Tanks”.               SDPI is placed among special non-ranked category of Think Tanks – “Best Policy and Institutional Response to COVID-19”.                                            Owing to COVID-19 outbreak, SDPI staff is working from home from 9am to 5pm five days a week. All our staff members are available on phone, email and/or any other digital/electronic modes of communication during our usual official hours. You can also find all our work related to COVID-19 in orange entries in our publications section below.    The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) is pleased to announce its Twenty-third Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) from 14 – 17 December 2020 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The overarching theme of this year’s Conference is Sustainable Development in the Times of COVID-19. Read more…       FOOD SECIRITY DASHBOARD: On 4th Nov, SDPI has shared the first prototype of Food Security Dashboard with Dr Moeed Yousaf, the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on  National Security and Economic Outreach in the presence of stakeholders, including Ministry of National Food Security and Research. Provincial and district authorities attended the event in person or through zoom. The dashboard will help the government monitor and regulate the supply chain of essential food commodities.

Launch of “The Global Go To Think Tank Index 2018” and Public Forum ‘Why Facts and Think Tanks Matter 2019′

Jan 31

03:00pm to 05:00pm

Taimoor Chambers, 4rth Floor, 10-D (West), Fazal-ul-Haq Road, Blue Area, Islamabad

Introduction:
 
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.
Speakers:
  • 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.
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