Researchers from Transparify have just rated Australian think tanks as the least transparent in the world. This post discusses these findings and calls for Australian think tanks to be more transparent and disclose who funds them (and for what).
Posts from the ‘Think Tanks’ Category
What does the think tank landscape in Armenia looks like? Yevgenya Paturyan provides insights into how connected these organisations are (you will be surprised). This is the third post from the series: Thinking about think tanks in the South Caucasus.
On this second post from the Thinking about Think Tanks in the South Caucasus, Dustin Gilbreath interviews Hans Gutbrod. They discuss the different scenarios in each of the three countries, distinguishing between the challenges and opportunities think tanks face. He concludes with some practical advice for funders and think tanks alike.
This post introduces a new series on "Thinking about think tanks in the South Caucasus", edited by Dustin Gilbreath. The series explores the think tank landscape in the South Caucasus as a region as well as in each of its countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
The On Think Tanks interview: Pamela Kabaso, Director of the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research – ZIPAR
Pamela Kabasa, Executive Director of ZIPAR, discusses the challenges of establishing and developing a think tank that is relevant and can have a meaningful impact in a conservative society such as Zambia.
Study tours had fallen out of fashion. The Knowledge Sector Initiative in Indonesia may be leading their revival. A recent visit by 16 Indonesian think tanks to China provides an interesting insight into Chinese think tanks and on the lessons that may be learned through a study tour.