Think tank

Instituto da Defesa Nacional

National Defense Institute ‒ IDN

Lisbon, Portugal

The National Defense Institute (IDN) is a Portuguese public institution, supervised by the Portuguese Ministry of National Defense, based in Lisbon. IDN's mission is to support the formulation of the national strategic thinking, and to promote the study, research and dissemination of security and defense matters.. Despite being part of the Ministry of National Defense, in the exercise of its powers, IDN enjoys scientific and pedagogical autonomy.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.idn.gov.pt/

Address:
Instituto da Defesa Nacional, Calçada das Necessidades, 5, 1399-017 Lisboa

Country:
Portugal

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Portugal, EU, Brazil
Operating languages
English , Portuguese

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1976
Age (years)
Instituto da Defesa Nacional
 45
Portugal average
 29
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Professor Maria Helena Chaves Careers
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Professor Maria Helena Chaves Careers
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Professor Maria Helena Chaves Careers
Leader gender: Female

Social

Likes (2021)
Instituto da Defesa Nacional
 9,367
Portugal average
 12,495
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Instituto da Defesa Nacional
 8,550
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Instituto da Defesa Nacional
 1,165
Portugal average
 905
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Instituto da Defesa Nacional
 560
Subscribers (2021)
Instituto da Defesa Nacional
 455
Portugal average
 183
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Instituto da Defesa Nacional
 80

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory
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