NEWS // 

ICHD in Top 30 Transparency and Good Governance Think Tanks

05.08.2013

ICHD has been included in the world's Top Thirty Transparency and Good Governance Think Tanks, according to the Global Go To Think Tanks Report, 2012 "THINK TANKS AND CIVIL SOCIETY PROGRAM" released on January 28, 2013 by International Relations Program University of Pennsylvania.

Excerpts from the report are presented below:

"... The report's publication is the culmination of an eight-month process involving the support of think tanks and experts from every region of the world. Despite the scope of the project, the rankings are conducted without the benefit of a full time staff or budget, instead made possible with the assistance of a group of research interns from the University of Pennsylvania and other colleges in the Philadelphia area. 

Below is a snapshot of more than 1950 experts and peer institutions that participated in this year’s  ranking process:

  • 793 expert panelists for all the regional and functional research categories
  • 150 journalists and scholars with expertise spanning politics, think tanks, and civil society
  • 55 current and former directors of think tank programs and networks
  • 40 public and private donors
  • 100s of think tanks
  • 25-30 intergovernmental organizations
  • 120 academic institutions...

 

  • 6,603 think tanks from 182 countries were invited to participate in the process
  • 1,100 plus individuals from 120 countries participated in the nominations and 
  • rankings process
  • Think tanks were nominated, and subsequently ranked, in 38 categories
  • A total of 1647 think tanks were nominated
  • A total of well over 57,000 nominations were received across the 38 categories
  • 171 think tanks were nominated as the world’s top think tank

Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program
International Relations Program University of Pennsylvania"

 

Top 30 Transparency and Good Governance Think Tanks

1. Transparency International (TI) (Germany)

2. Amnesty International (United Kingdom)

3. Freedom House (United States)

4. Human Rights Watch (United Kingdom)

5. Open Society Institute (OSI) (United States)

6. Mo Ibrahim Foundation (United Kingdom)

7. Oxford Council on Good Governance (OCGG) (United Kingdom)

8. Brookings Institution (United States)

9. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (United States)

10. International Crisis Group (ICG) (Belgium )

11. National Endowment for Democracy (NED) (United States)

12. Center for Public Integrity (United States)

13. Heritage Foundation (United States)

14. Geneva Center for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) (Switzerland)

15. Centro Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais (Brazil)

16. Revenue Watch Institute (RWI) (United States)

17. Global Integrity (United States)

18. Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA) (South Africa)

19. Centro de Análisis e Investigación (FUNDAR) (Mexico)

20. International Budget Partnership (IBP) (United States)

21. Development Alternatives (India)

22. Grupo FARO, Foundation for the Advance of Reforms and Opportunities (Ecuador)

23. Taxpayers Alliance (United Kingdom)

24. Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) (Indonesia)

25. Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) (Singapore)

26. The QoG Institute (Sweden)

27. Center for Public Policy Studies (Malaysia)

28. Fundación Jubileo (Bolivia)

29. International Center for Human Development (ICHD) (Armenia)

30. PATTIRO (Indonesia)

NEWS

11.04.2017

Conducting Qualitative Research on Domestic Violence in Armenia (CQRDVA)

Violence against women is one of the worst forms of violation of human rights prevalent all over the world. Women face gender-based violence (GBV) in workplaces, educational institutions, rural and urban communities. They are exposed to GBV irrespective of their ethnic or religious background, social status, economic standing, age, or other condition. The violence is particularly rampant when it occurs at home, a place where women are supposed to be provided with safe family environment.

 more >>
17.02.2017

Monitoring of Online Print Media on Sex Selection in Armenia

The current policy brief aimed at analyzing the monitored online print media outlets in cases when they covered the topic of sex selection and articles that were broadly linked to the value of girls and women. The content of web-based media outlets have been scrutinized to identify any statements or reporting that could have had distorted, untruthful or prejudicial elements against women or men. All these aspects were separately analyzed quantified and also handpicked, allowing analyzing the level of stereotypical reporting either as a media intention or as an absence of intention, leading to unobstructed penetration of prejudicial statements widely circulated in the society and back by reinstating the current state of the affairs.

 more >>
24.08.2016

Cases

The publication is available only in Armenian.