On January 22, 2015 CODESRIA organized a launch event for the 2014 GGTTI published by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. The annual index published since 2006, which ranked close to 7000 Think Tanks ranked CODESRIA as the fourth best Think Tank in Africa. The event consisted of a panel discussion on the theme ‘The role of think tanks in an evolving Africa’ and featured speakers like Marema Toure Thiam of UNESCO, Penda Mbow a Minister in the Government of Senegal and Olivier Sagna, Professor, Director of Studies and Cooperation, Ministry of Higher Education and Research. CODESRIA is ranked as the 4th best Think Tank in Africa. You can find more on the launch event and the report here.