Reintegration and Development in Libya: The Role of Think Tanks”

The Libyan Organization Of Policies & Strategies (LOOPS), the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Libyan Programme for Reintegration and Development and the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), have organized a workshop on “Reintegration and Development in Libya: The Role of Think Tanks” on 22-23 February 2016 at SESRIC Headquarters in Ankara, Turkey. The workshop was attended by several Libyan and Turkish think tanks.

The workshop aims at strengthening the engagement of the Libyan think-tanks with key partners and audience within Libya as well as Islamic world and others, with a view to supporting them to become strong partners towards achieving the change and progress in Libya.

The main objectives of the workshop are: First, to support independent policy research institutions in their efforts to carry out rigorous and independent research for better policymaking process.

Second, to enhance the capacities of the Libyan think-tanks to synthesize and package knowledge and evidence by translating research results into relevant and digestible content for varying audiences.