Africa Think Tank Summit 2016. Gwyn Garrison

Over 100 of the leading think tanks in Africa and the MENA region have confirmed their participation in … Click to read full article.

New Book from TTCSP on Think Tanks and Sustainable Development Goals. Gwyn Garrison

The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) is pleased to announce the publication … Click to read full article.

[Guest Blog] Why Think Tanks Matter to Policy Makers and the Public. Pakistan Horizon

Read about a Go To Think Tank Index Launch event in Pakistan … Click to read full article.

Over 100 Cities to Celebrate Why #ThinkTanksMatter. Saskia Kercy, TTCSP

Over one hundred think tanks and other civil society actors around the world are joining … Click to read full article.

Institute of Welsh Affairs’ Innovative Use of New Platforms for Research and Policy Influence. Anar Bata and Gwyn Garrison, TTCSP

The world of think tanks is often envisaged as a flurry of policy briefs and papers inundating the halls of power, but … Click to read full article.

November 13th, 2015 Weekly Think Tank Round-Up. Gwyn Garrison, TTCSP

From Chicago as a potential new hub for foreign affairs analysis to Cambodian think tank advocacy, a look at newsmakers in the world of think tanks. Click to read full article.

Think Tanks Weigh In on Potential of “Brexit” Anar Bata, TTCSP

There has been much focus on the possibility of a forced Greek exit, or ‘Grexit,’ from the European Union but less attention has been placed on the possibility of a willing ‘Brexit.’  Click to read full article.

“We’re hosting 2.5 million and Nobody Cares”: The Refugee Crisis and Turkey-EU Relations: Commentary Round-Up, Gwyn Garrison, TTCSP

As Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, attempts to coax Turkey into more fully committing to containing the flow of Syrian refugees to Europe, her latest move is to propose steps that would facilitate for Turkey an easier path to European Union membership. Click to read full article

Social Integration and the Refugee Crisis in Europe, Gwyn Garrison, TTCSP

The refugee crisis in Europe shows no signs of abating, though the EU leadership recently outlined intermediate steps towards managing the influx of migrants. Click to read full article

For think tanks, its either innovate or die, James McGann Published October 6 in the Washington Post

Beginning in the 1970s, public policy research institutions experienced explosive growth — today there are over 6,500 think tanks worldwide, with representation in virtually every country. Click to read the article.

Are think tanks obsolete? Amanda Bennett, Published October 5 in the Washington Post

Contributions from James McGann, Andrew Schwartz, Donald Abelson and others

If we think about Washington the way we think about Detroit, then the organizations that line Massachusetts Avenue are like the capital’s factories. Click to read the article.

Greece’s Next Steps, Anar Bata (TTCSP Intern)

The political and economic situation in Greece has been a popular topic in the media in recent years, with the most recent headlines focusing on the re-election of Prime Minister’s Tsipras’ government. Click to read full article.

Global Readership of TTCSP’s Publications, TTCSP

Click to see a live representation of the world-wide reach of TTCSP’s publications. 

Call for Nominations for the 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index, TTCSP

Round I Think Tank Nominations Aug 1- Sept 30, Round II Think Tank Ranking Oct 1 – Oct 30…click to read more

2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, TTCSP

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First North American think tank summit sees Twitter discussion, Melissa Lawford, The Daily Pennsylvanian

Representatives from 59 think tanks across…click to read full article

The Ukrainian Protests: Lessons for Think Tanks in Eastern Europe, Miranda Lupion

The international community has long…click to read full post