Think tank

Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia

ISIS Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ISIS Malaysia is engaged in a wide range of activities, including objective and independent policy research and the fostering of dialogue and debate among the public and private sectors and academia. ISIS programs are directed toward five central areas of national interest: defense, security, and foreign affairs; national and international economic affairs; strategies for nation-building and national unity; policies on energy and natural resources; and science, technology, and industry. ISIS Malaysia's establishment was inspired by the idea that both country and government could benefit from the contributions of policy-relevant work undertaken by a body outside the government on issues of major national interest, including economics, security, and the environment. The institute's focus has shifted over time from conventional security with increasing attention to non-traditional security issues including economic and financial security, transnational crime, communicable health threats (HIV/AIDS, SARS, Avian Flu, etc.) and environmental sustainability.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.isis.org.my

Address:
No. 1, Persiaran Sultan Salahuddin, P O Box 12424, 50778 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Country:
Malaysia

Sub-region:
South-Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1983
Age (years)
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 38
Malaysia average
 22
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Centre for Strategic and International Studies
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Herizal Hazri, Chief Executive
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Sohana Enver Azyze
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 56
Malaysia average
 19
Global average
 75
2019
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 23
% Female staff
2021
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 0%
Malaysia average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2019
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 35%
% Female researchers
2019
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 42%
Malaysia average
 33%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2019
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 87
Malaysia average
 9
Global average
 28
2018
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 45

Social

Likes (2021)
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 4,497
Malaysia average
 4,241
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 3,607
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 7,240
Malaysia average
 3,034
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 4,883
Subscribers (2021)
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 326
Malaysia average
 2,456
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia
 115

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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