REPOA has launched the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report (GTTI), the most comprehensive ranking of the world’s top think tanks. Simultaneous launch events have been held by 81 organizations in 62 cities in 51 countries worldwide. REPOA as a Regional GTTI launch partner has been honored to host the event in Tanzania.
The 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI) marks the eighth year of continued efforts by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania to acknowledge the important contributions and emerging global trends of think tanks worldwide.
As part of the nominations process, all 6,618 think tanks catalogued in the TTCSP’s Global Think Tank Database were contacted and encouraged to participate, in addition to over 20,000 journalists, policymakers, public and private donors, think tanks, and functional and regional area specialists. This group of peers and experts was surveyed to both nominate and rank public policy research centers of distinction for 2014. To refine and validate the generated ranking lists, TTCSP assembled Expert Panels comprised of hundreds of members from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines.
In the Top Think Tanks in Sub-Saharan Africa, REPOA has been ranked as number 18 Among 65 countries in in the Region.
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