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Why facts and think tanks matter

How can Think Tanks help address today's policy challenges by providing fact-based policy recommendations. What is the importance of international coo


Sophie Gaston

Director of the Centre for Social and Political Risk, at the Henry Jackson Society, and Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science,

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In today's world disinformation is increasingly becoming a tool used in the political arena. Think Tanks play a crucial role in combating this by providing fact-based analysis and policy advice. This event discussed the global trends in politics and policy advice. The event is also intended to underscore the importance of international cooperation and knowledge and policy partnerships. These are crucial in addressing the critical policy challenges we face in an era of turbulence and transition.

The event featured the launch of the 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index report from the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.