Knowledge prepared by international organizations or think tanks based in the north, tends to dominate the international debate. What are some of the challenges southern think tanks face when trying to participate in it? Andrea Ordóñez provides examples.
Posts by Andrea Ordónez
The High Level Panel's report on the post-2015 development agenda sets out clear trends that think tanks should be aware of both now and in the long term, like inequality; early education; youth; cities, and new partnerships. Other interesting concepts that arise from the Report are policy-peer review, and multi-stakeholder thematic partnership. This is the first post in a series that focuses on inserting knowledge and research from Southern think tanks into the international agenda.
As Grupo FARO seeks for its new Director of Research , Andrea Ordóñez, the outgoing Director, reflects on the position and its role in the organisation. She offers some sound advice to potential candidates and other Directors of Research.
Andrea Ordóñez, from Grupo FARO write about why and how southern think tanks can get involved in the discussion of the global development agendas by reflecting on the last IMF/WBG meeting. She argues that more southern think tanks need to lead.