The ranking was unveiled in the 2020 Global Go to Think Tank Index Report by the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.
TTCSP examines the evolving role and character of public policy research organizations.
The Global Go to Think Tank Index is the result of an international survey of over 1,950 scholars, public and private donors, policy makers, and journalists who helped rank more than 6,500 think tanks using a set of 18 criteria developed by the TTCSP.
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the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) ranked 90th among 100 non-U.S. global think tanks, retained its 1st position in Pakistan for the last many years, and with improvement of four points it ranked 11th among the South East Asia and the Pacific region.
the Executive Director of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri said: “Despite all hardships amid impacts of COVID19 and much of the work done by SDPI on virtual platforms and difficulties faced by civil society and think tanks, SDPI has improved its ranking in the index and continued to be figured as a prominent global think tank since 2017.
Congratulating the SDPI’s staff and the management, Chairperson Board of Governors of SDPI, former Ambassador Shafqat Kakakhel said, “SDPI despite several constraints has achieved a milestone of improving its position and was ranked among top 100 non-U.S. think tanks.
The full rankings can be found here