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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.

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Published Date: Sep 26, 2016

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 Nineteenth Sustainable Development Conference on  6 December 2016. It can be obtained from SDPI\’s Ahmed Salim Resource Centre from Mr. Ali Aamer: aliaamer@sdpi.org
It can also be downloaded by clicking on the link given above.
Book Blurb: The Sustainable Development Goals, role of governments in providing visionary and accountable leadership, women empowerment, inequitable access to water resources and how it can lead to both conflict and cooperation, monetary policies and how they impact inequality and can either reduce or increase poverty, the complex trinity between energy, climate and the environment in a multisectoral context, are major concerns of development practitioners and peace activists everywhere.

This book aims to unpack the key elements of the peace-sustainable development nexus, and examine it in totality at the micro, meso and macro levels.  Organised into four parts, namely, A Panoramic View of Sustainable Development in South Asia; Securing Economic Sustainability; Water Governance; and, Dynamics of Social Justice, the authors bring in country perspectives from Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, USA and the UK. One of the key lessons this collection offers is that monetary policies that provide social protection and ensure access to basic services to the disadvantaged and marginalised groups, beyond their human and ethical value, contribute directly to sustainable economic growth, political stability, peace and security.
Sarah Siddiq Aneel