Think tank

Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad

Center for International Strategic Studies Islamabad (CISS) ‒ ISSI

Islamabad, Pakistan

the Institute of Strategic Studies is an autonomous, non-profit research and analyses organization. It is devoted to provide an in-depth understanding and objective analyses of regional and global strategic issues, affecting international peace and security. The Institute also promotes a broad-based and informed public understanding of vital issues affecting Pakistan and the international community as a whole.

Contact details

Website:
www.ciss.org.pk

Address:
The Institute of Strategic Studies, Sector F-5/2, Islamabad, Pakistan

Country:
Pakistan

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Pakistan and South Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1973
Age (years)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 49
Pakistan average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Ambassador (R) Ali Sarwar Naqvi
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Ambassador (R) Ali Sarwar Naqvi (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 26
Pakistan average
 25
Global average
 43
% Female staff
2022
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 35%
Pakistan average
 39%
Global average
 53%
% Female researchers
2022
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 30%
Pakistan average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 12
Pakistan average
 32
Global average
 43

Social

Likes (2022)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 12,463
Pakistan average
 9,838
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 10,783
Likes (2019)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 7,168
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 14,154
Pakistan average
 4,873
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 7,106
Followers (2019)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 1,621
Subscribers (2022)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 3,060
Pakistan average
 1,240
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 1,640
Subscribers (2019)
Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
 90

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Asian Affairs - Directory of Think Tanks about Asia, Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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