Posts Tagged "Think Tank Initiative"

Working on your funding model: more ideas from our course

Working on your funding model: more ideas from our course

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series of reflections from participants and facilitators of the Online training “Re thinking funding models”, supported by the Think Tank Fund and the Think Tank Initiative.]   Are we ready to innovate? There is a lot…

Why African Think Tanks Should Lead the Youth Migration Policy Debate

Why African Think Tanks Should Lead the Youth Migration Policy Debate

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Diakalia Sanogo and Julie Lafrance, Senior Program Specialists at the Think Tank Initiative.] The April 18th Libyan boat disaster represented the largest single day loss of life during a migrant crossing to Europe in history. Given…

Final postcard from the Think Tank Initiative Exchange

Final postcard from the Think Tank Initiative Exchange

[Editor’s Note: This post was originally published by Richard Darlington, Head of News at IPPR and co-founder of WonkComms, at Think Tank Review. Other Richard’s postcards from TTIX2015 are here and here. For other reflections on TTIX2015  published at P&I see here, here, here, here and here.]   Dear…

Sharing data: a first step using infographics

Sharing data: a first step using infographics

[Editor’s Note: This post was originally published by Maria Urbina-Fauser, Programme Officer at the Think Tank Initiative IDRC at Research to Action.] “How can we best share the vast amount of data we have on over 40 think tanks around the globe?” This…

As the year goes by…our After Action Review

As the year goes by…our After Action Review

2014 has been a very fruitful year for Politics&Ideas. We have conducted some new and interesting capacity building projects, we were able to test new ideas, and we have participated in very engaging conversations on the topics that inspire us….

The challenge of communicating with different actors: is segmentation a good investment for think tanks?

The challenge of communicating with different actors: is segmentation a good investment for think tanks?

Think tanks are increasingly asking themselves how they can fine tune their communications so as to interact more effectively with the several stakeholders that are part of their field of action: from politicians and bureaucrats, to similar organisations and donors….