January 31, 2018, the University of Pennsylvania has published another world rating of think tanks (2017 The Global Go To Think Tank Index). The American University analysed the activity of 7815 "think tanks" for 2017, 27 analytical centres are represented from Kyrgyzstan.
In the category "Best Analytical Centres in Central Asia", the NISI KR took 21 place out of 65 (keeping its previous position in 2016, 21 out of 60). In addition, NISI KR was noted in the category "Leading State Expert-Analytical Centres", taking the 65th place. 75 centers of the world are represented in this category.
For reference: The annual rating of the leading analytical centres The Global Go To Think Tank Index, published by the University of Pennsylvania (USA) with the support of the United Nations in the framework of the research program "Analytical Centres and Civil Society" since 1989 on the basis of an analysis of the activities of more than 6,000 "think tanks" " in the world. Currently, the results of this study are the only officially recognized UN indicator of the quality of the work of the relevant organizations.