27 April 2014, Dhaka. BRAC has been listed number 32 in the 2013 Global Go To Think Tank Index report by the University of Pennsylvania. BRAC secured this position in the category of social policy as the first organisation from South Asia amongst 50 countries worldwide. The list includes Brookings Institution, Urban Institute, RAND Corporation and Fraser Institute.
The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania conducts research on the role that the policy institutes play in governments and civil societies around the world. TTCSP examines the evolving role and character of public policy research organisations. Over the last 25 years, the TTCSP has developed and led a series of global initiatives that have helped bridge the gap between knowledge and policy in critical policy areas that improve policy making while strengthening democratic institutions and civil societies around the world. The TTCSP works with leading scholars and practitioners from think tanks and universities in a variety of collaborative efforts and programmes, and produces the annual Global Go To Think Tank Index that ranks the world’s leading think tanks in a variety of categories.
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