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RCSS Listed as Top Think Tank in the ‘2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’

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The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), established in 1992, is proud to announce that it has been listed as one of the world’s top think tanks in the ‘2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’ compiled by the University of Pennsylvania.

The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania conducts research on the role policy institutes play in governments and civil societies around the world. This global index of think tanks was designed to identify and recognize centers of excellence in all the major areas of public policy research and in every region of the world.

In all the categories it was listed under, RCSS was the highest ranked Sri Lankan think tank. It is an honour for RCSS to receive such recognition on its profile and performance as the foremost South Asian regional think tank.

RCSS is proud to have been ranked out of 8162 think tanks nominated:

• 35th in the category ‘Best Regional Studies Center’ worldwide
– 1st in South Asia and 1st in Sri Lanka

• 79th in the category ‘Top Foreign Policy and International Affairs Think Tanks’ worldwide
– 3rd in South Asia and 1st in Sri Lanka

• 81st in the category ‘Top Defense and National Security’ worldwide
– 5th in South Asia and 1st in Sri Lanka

• 37th in the category ‘Best Think Tank Conference’ worldwide
– 2nd in South Asia and 1st in Sri Lanka

• 52nd in the category ‘Best Think Tank Network’ worldwide
– 2nd in South Asia and 1st in Sri Lanka

• 45th in the category ‘Best Use of Social Media and Networks’ worldwide
– 3rd in South Asia and 1st in Sri Lanka

• 33rd in the category ‘Top Think Tanks in Southeast Asia and the Pacific’
– 9th in South Asia and 1st in Sri Lanka

• 133rd in the category ‘Top Think Tanks Worldwide (U.S and Non-U.S)’
– 8th in South Asia and 1st in Sri Lanka

The ‘2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’ can be accessed at the following link:

https://repository.upenn.edu/think_tanks/16/

 

 

 

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