Another very brief, very selective list ...
Here's a sampling of think tanks that do work in the areas of development, peacebuilding, or human rights only. For a more comprehensive list, look at the NIRA directory linked below!
Here's more about think tanks.
So what exactly is a think tank?!
Below are a couple of brief definitions. Hopefully reading those will explain why we're including them on this page.
What's the viewpoint or agenda?
If you're wondering about the viewpoint (if any) that a particular think tank may espouse, look them up on SourceWatch.org (link below; from the Center for Media & Democracy). FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting) also has an analysis of the pattern of news media cites to think tanks.
A partial list ...