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The end of the Exchange and the beginning of an era: Day three “The moment is ripe for a change”. In her keynote speech opening the third and final day of the Exchange, Andrea Ordóñez, director of Southern Voice, delivered a clear call to action. Collaborate, build networks of think tanks and strengthen ...
The Legacy of the Think Tank Initiative in Peru The final Think Tank Initiative (TTI) Exchange has come to an end. It has been a decade of collaboration, sharing and learning across 42 think tanks in 20 countries in Africa, Latin America, and South Asia. To mark the close ...
The Legacy of the Think Tank Initiative in Peru Bangkok, Thailand. 14th November 2018.
Santiago Cueto, Executive Director of Grupo de Analisis para el Desarollo (GRADE), Peru, reflects on the legacy of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI). He remarks on how, working through TTI, GRADE was able to collaborate ...
Re-imagining the Role of Southern Voices in the Future As the final day of the final Think Tank Initiative (TTI) Exchange got underway, Andrea Ordonez, Director of Southern Voice, delivered an inspirational call to action for think tanks to work together in redefining development. Andrea reminded audiences that the ...
Re-imagining the Role of Southern Voices in the Future Andrea Ordonez, Director of Southern Voice describes, how in the future, southern think tanks will need to redefine what universal knowledge is. She argues that the time is now for southern think tanks to shift the paradigm that northern research ...
Exploration and Engagement on #2018TTIX Day Two Day two was markedly different in format to the opening day of the Exchange. It centred firmly around group discussion, participation and peer interaction. The day provided space for the questions, which arose in day one, to be discussed in ...
3 Tips to Building Strong, Sustainable Think Tanks One of the key themes of this final exchange has really been on focusing on issues of sustainability and how think tanks, and those who support them, can build sustainable organizations that are not only highly adaptable but also have ...
The Successful Think Tank of the Future Brings Evidence to Everyone Day 2 of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI) Exchange got underway with a provocative keynote address from East Africa Institute Director Alex Awiti. In his opening remarks, he made a strong case for think tanks to work in a way ...
#2018TTIX Day One: Looking Back, Looking Forward Day one of TTIX 2018 provided plenty of ideas to fuel further discussion over the coming days. From establishing how think tanks can engage effectively with funders to considerations of the more existential roles of knowledge producer and curator in ...
Building More Effective and Sustainable Research Organisations As the first day of the Think Tank Initiative’s final Exchange kicked off, participants took time to introspect on how TTI has shaped and influenced their various organisations. While many challenges do remain, it was clear that the progress made ...
Collaboration as a tool for Transforming Research Organisations After almost a decade of organizational support, the Think Tank Initiative has brought together over 250 representatives of think tanks, policy-makers, donors and other research-to-policy actors for a final Think Tank Initiative Exchange to mark the last year of the ...
TTIX E-Forum: Summary of Discussions The TTI Exchange 2018 e-forum ran from 8 -29th October 2018 as part of preparations for the TTI Exchange scheduled to take place in Bangkok on November 12-16, 2018. The E-Forum’s objectives were: To provide a space for participants to ...
How Think Tanks are Key to Green Growth As TTIX approaches, we reflect on the value of think tanks and the effectiveness of core support The final Think Tank Initiative Exchange is fast approaching and to mark the occasion, TTI joined up with the co-host of the Exchange, ...
Bringing a gender lens to the TTI Exchange How can organizations ensure that the events they host are as inclusive and gender-equitable as possible? Not an easy question to answer, but TTI has made it a priority to bring a gender lens to our event planning for the ...
Think Tanks at the Crossroads of Evidence. What Next? The Think Tank Initiative is nearly ten years old. As the programme enters its final year, it is a good opportunity to reflect on the journey so far – what has been achieved and learned; to assess where we are ...
Things to do While in Bangkok The following information is provided courtesy of EXO Travel. Looking for suggestions for things to do during your free time in Bangkok? The TTIX Planning Team, in collaboration with a Thailand based travel and touring agency, i.e. EXO Travel, has ...
Getting Ready for the Exchange: What You Should Know Coming to the Exchange? We look forward to welcoming you! This post provides important travel and conference information of things to know prior to coming to Thailand. Please note however, that the content of this page is provided for information ...
Unveiling TTIX 2018: Time to Celebrate From November 11-14th, over 200 think tank representatives, policymakers, donors, researchers, and like-minded stakeholders will converge in Bangkok, Thailand to celebrate all that’s been achieved over nearly a decade of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI). Our flagship event, the Think ...

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