Think tank

Institut alternativa

Institute Alternative ‒ IA

Podgorica, Montenegro

Alternative Institute is a research centre (think tank) that focuses on governance, transparency and accountability. Its mission is to contribute to strengthening of democracy and good governance through research and policy analysis as well as monitoring of public institutions performance. Its objectives are to increase the quality of work, accountability, transparency and efficiency of public institutions and public officials; to encourage public and well-argument discussions on important policy issues; to raise public awareness on important policy issues and strengthen the capacities of all sectors for the development of public policies. Its research and advocacy activities are focused on Public Administration, Public Financial Management, Rule of Law and Anticorruption.

Contact details

Website:
https://institut-alternativa.org

Address:
81 000 Podgorica, Montenegro

Country:
Montenegro

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Montenegro, central level and all of the 24 local self-governments/municipalities.
Operating languages
Montenegrin

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
Institut alternativa
 15
Montenegro average
 16
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Stevo Muk, Daliborka Uljarević, Aleksandar Saša Zeković, Vera Šćepanović, Maja Vujašković, Vladimir Vučinić
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Stevo Muk (President of the Managing Board)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Stevo Muk (President of the Managing Board)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Stevo Muk, President of the Managing Board
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Institut alternativa
 10
Montenegro average
 7
Global average
 86
2020
Institut alternativa
 11
2019
Institut alternativa
 10
% Female staff
2021
Institut alternativa
 70%
Montenegro average
 82%
Global average
 48%
2020
Institut alternativa
 63%
% Female researchers
2021
Institut alternativa
 2%
Montenegro average
 37%
Global average
 16%
2020
Institut alternativa
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institut alternativa
 11
Montenegro average
 8
Global average
 34
2019
Institut alternativa
 10
2018
Institut alternativa
 10
Financials
2020
Institut alternativa
 $271,290
Montenegro average
 $169,109
Global average
 $199,879,694
2019
Institut alternativa
 $290,000
2018
Institut alternativa
 $255,946

Social

Likes (2022)
Institut alternativa
 5,871
Montenegro average
 3,383
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Institut alternativa
 5,716
Likes (2016)
Institut alternativa
 4,133
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Institut alternativa
 2,887
Montenegro average
 1,140
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Institut alternativa
 2,633
Followers (2019)
Institut alternativa
 2,001
Subscribers (2022)
Institut alternativa
 22
Montenegro average
 27
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Institut alternativa
 17
Subscribers (2019)
Institut alternativa
 11

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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