Can policy research institutions help to transform the world?
Think Tank Initiative What is the potential of research institutes and think tank initiatives to accelerate the implementation of health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
The blog of Peter Taylor, Associate Director for Think Tank Initiatives at the International Development Research Center (IDRC) of Canada, describes a series of efforts currently being undertaken to emphasize the importance of political research in the implementation of the SDGs. In particular, a recent global consultation has shown that high-quality information, data and analysis are critical to influencing policy-makers and supporting advances in health-related SDGs. (Photo: Petr Kosina / flickr)