Arab Forum for Alternatives ranks amongst the best think- tanks for 2015 In the annual Pennsylvania University report (English bellow)

In less than 10 years in the research and studies field, the Arab forum for Alternatives (AFA) made it to the 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report of University of Pennsylvania, ranking 55thout of the 74 top ranked think tanks in the Middle East and North Africa. AFA ranked 10th among 11 Egyptian think- tanks 37th among 51 Arab think tanks.

In the index of policy papers, entitled “Best advocacy campaign,” AFA ranked 15th out of 90 think tanks worldwide and ranked first across the Arab region, Africa, and the Middle East among four Arab, 16 African, and five think tanks from North Africa and the Middle East that came in this index.

The Global Think Tank Index Report, published on the university website on January 26 2016, is the result of an international survey of over 1,950 scholars, public and private donors, policy makers, and journalists who helped rank more than 6,500 think tanks using a set of 18 criteria developed by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. In 2007, the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program developed and launched the Global Index of Think Tanks, which is designed to identify and recognize centers of excellence in all the major areas of public policy research and in every region of the world.

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