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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.

SDC Anthologies.


Seventy Years of Development: The Way Forward

Seventy Years of Development: The Way Forward

Jointly published by SDPI and Sang-e-Meel Book Blurb 71 years into Pakistan’s independence, this book with its renowned and aspiring constellation of scholars makes it…

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Sustainable Development:  Envisaging the Future Together

Sustainable Development: Envisaging the Future Together

Jointly published by SDPI and Sang-e-Meel and launched on 5 December 2017. This anthology coincides with Pakistan’s 70-year independence celebrations and SDPI’s 25 years as…

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Securing Peace and Prosperity

Securing Peace and Prosperity

SDC-SAES anthology titled "Securing Peace and Prosperity" jointly published by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Sang-e-Meel was launched at the inaugural of SDPI\'s…

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Green Economics

Green Economics

The Conference on Green Economics which was held jointly by the Sustainable Development Policy and the Heinrich-Boll Foundation in Islamabad from September 12 to 14,…

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Corridors of Knowledge for Peace and Development

Corridors of Knowledge for Peace and Development

Jointly published by SDPI and Sang-e-Meel Book Blurb Corridors of Knowledge for Peace and Development is SDPI’s principal contribution to policy-relevant, timely, and reliable research…

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Pathways to Sustainable Development

Pathways to Sustainable Development

Jointly published by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Sang-e-Meel, it was launched at SDPI’s Eighteenth Sustainable Development Conference in December 2015.  There is…

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Creating Momentum: Today is Tomorrow

Creating Momentum: Today is Tomorrow

Jointly published by SDPI and Sang-e-Meel This evidence-based anthology comprising of 16 thematic chapters is unique because it has something to offer people from all…

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Sustainable Development in South Asia: Shaping the Future

Sustainable Development in South Asia: Shaping the Future

Jointly published by SDPI and Sang-e-Meel Despite the intrinsically political nature of most sustainable development challenges facing the world today, most theories, deliberations, research and…

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Peace and Sustainable Development in South Asia: The Way Forward

Peace and Sustainable Development in South Asia: The Way Forward

Publishers: SDPI and Sang-e-Meel Pages: 306 Price: PKR 1200 Peace and Sustainable Development in South Asia: The Way Forward, jointly published by SDPI and Sang-e-Meel,…

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Fostering Sustainable Development In South Asia: Responding To Challenges

Fostering Sustainable Development In South Asia: Responding To Challenges

Fostering Sustainable Development in South Asia: Responding To Challenges was launched on 21 December, 2010 at the occasion of Thirteenth Sustainable Development Conference . It…

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