Asset 1

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.

The Nation Islamabad

Published Date: Oct 21, 2017

RCCI inks MoU with SDPI

RAWALPINDI – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan (SDPI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here on Friday.
President RCCI Zahid Latif Khan and Executive Director SDPI Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri signed and exchange documents at a ceremony attended by Chamber representatives including Vice President Khalid Farooq Qazi, former president Manzar Khurshid and secretary general Irfan Manan Khan.
While commenting on the occasion, RCCI President Zahid Latif said that the major objective of this MoU was to promote policy oriented research and advocacy from a broad multi-disciplinary perspective; promotion and implementation of policies, programs, laws and regulations based on sustainable development.
Both organizations will cooperate with each other in sensitizing the business community about the gender issues and also having the respect for freedom of speech, equality, rule of law, and tolerance. Zahid Latif Khan also gave a short briefing on RCCI key initiatives, exhibitions and Women Business Incubation Center (WBIC).
Earlier, Executive Director SDPI Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri, in his talk with president RCCI, appreciated the role of RCCI in promoting business activities and entrepreneurship. He said that SDPI will contribute to building up national research capacity and infrastructure in Pakistan. He assured his full support for providing trainings, support and mentorship for entrepreneurs in Pakistan.
Under the agreement, both parties will reciprocate the members and staff of each other in their events, conferences, seminars and trainings.
 
Source: http://nation.com.pk/business/21-Oct-2017/rcci-inks-mou-with-sdpi