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Posted May 17, 2016

The challenges and rewards of researching think tanks

Posted May 3, 2016

The second conference of the Iniciativa Latinoamericana de Investigación para las Políticas Públicas (ILAIPP) – in English, the Latin American Initiative for Public Policy - just wrapped up here in Lima and it was, by all accounts, a successful event.

Posted April 19, 2016

TTI’s John A. Okidi blogs about think tanks and the SDGs

Posted April 6, 2016

Improving maternal and child health in West Africa – the importance of knowledge translation

Posted January 18, 2016

Around the world, strong think tanks undertake high-quality research that feeds into policy debates, enabling policymakers to make informed public policy decisions. But how do these think tanks engage in the organizational capacity building (OCB) processes that serve to continuously strengthen their institutions, and how does OCB play out in their day-to-day realities? This is the first post in a series on think tanks and organizational capacity building.

Posted January 13, 2016

This book, entitled ‘Action Research and Organizational Capacity Building: Journeys of change in southern think tanks’, resulted from a three-year action research project with five of TTI’s think tanks.

Posted November 9, 2015

The upcoming 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (known as COP21) will take place in Paris from November 30th to December 11th. This is the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and will be a crucial conference.

Posted November 9, 2015

From November 18-20, 2015, around 100 participants will gather in Sohna, India for the 5th Annual South Asian Regional Meeting of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI).

Posted November 2, 2015

Congratulations to all of our successful applicants! In our last round of Opportunity Funds, we funded ten excellent applications. These exciting projects received up to $250,000 CAD in funding, and each initiative is now being undertaken by a group of institutions, led by a TTI-funded think tank.

Posted October 2, 2015

TTI’s Phase 2 Opportunity Fund is a source of funding available to TTI supported institutions that is complementary to TTI’s core financial support. The Opportunity Fund aims to help support think tanks by adding value to the core support provided to achieve their long-term institutional objectives.