The BRICS Policy Center has been classified as the 9th best University Affiliated Think Tank in the world and the 20th best Think Tank in Latin America

For the seventh consecutive year, the BPC is recognized among the best Thinks Tanks of the world. The result has been released by the Global Go To Think Tank Index Report 2017, produced by the University of Pennsylvania. The report is the outcome of a survey  answered by more than 7500 academicians, public and private donners, decision makers and journalists. The ranking gathers 7815 Think Tanks across the world.

In 2017, the BPC went up seven positions in the ranking and figures between the 20 “Best Think Tanks in Central and South America”. The center also stood out in the category “Best University Affiliated Think Tanks”, as the best in Brazil and 9th best worldwide. In the “Best Transdisciplinary Research Think Tank” ranking, BRICS Policy Center is among the top five worldwide.

Out of the 93 brazilian Think Tanks mentioned in the report, the BPC has the best results in the following categories: “Top Science and Technology Think Tanks”, “Best New Idea or Paradigm Developed by a Think Tank”, “Best Think Tank Conference”, “Best Think Tank Network”, “Best Transdisciplinary Research Think Tank” and “Best University Affiliated Think Tanks”.

The BRICS Policy Center, founded in 2010, is affiliated with the International Relations Institute (IRI) of Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro.

Check out all of BPC rankings at the Global Go To Think Tank Index Report 2017

Best University Affiliated Think Tank – 9°

Top Think Tanks in Central and South America – 20°

Top Domestic Economic Policy Think Tank – 88°

Top Science and Technology Think Tanks – 60°

Top Social Policy Think Tanks – 62°

Top Think Tanks by Special Achievements (Best Advocacy Campaign) –  76°

Best Managed Think Tanks – 34°

Best New Idea or Paradigm Developed by a Think Tank – 6°

Best Think Tank Conference – 18°

Best Think Tank Network – 9°

Best Transdisciplinary Research Think Tank – 5°

Best use of Social Media and Network – 28°