Training held in Podgorica, 19th November, 2009, with members of the Montenegrin think tank CEMI-the Monitoring Center


  • What is a good policy research institute/think tank?
  • Transition from a first to a second generation think tank
  • The question of independence
  • On the importance of well defined mission and vision
  • Managerial issues (what kind of staff is needed, salary scheme, research units, quality control, internal policy manual etc.)
  • How to have excellent research and analysis?
  • How to advocate policy results?
  • Media Relations
  • Funding diversification
  • A hybrid institution- think tanking and consulting