Organizations in Italy

The Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) was founded on 11 October 1965 on the initiative of Altiero Spinelli, its first director. A non-profit organization, the IAI is funded by individual and corporate members, public and private organizations, major international foundations, and by a standing grant from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Institute’s main objective is to promote an understanding of the problems of international politics through studies, research, meetings and publications, with the aim of increasing the opportunities of all countries to move in the direction of supranational organization, democratic freedom and social justice.
Visit IAI’s website in Italian or English.

The Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) is an indpendent think tank serving as a resource for government officials, business executives, journalists, civil servants, students, and all wishing to better understand international issues. Founded in Milan in 1934, ISPI approaches international affairs in a sound pragmatic manner, monitoring geopolitical areas as well as major global trends. Comprehensive interdisciplinary analysis is ensured by close collaboration with specialists, academic and non-academic, in political, economic, legal, historical, and strategic studies and an ever-growing networt of think tanks, research centers, and universities in Europe and abroad.
Visit ISPI’s website in Italian or English

The Bologna Institute for Policy Research (BIPR) is the research division of tje Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Europe.Its purpose is to promote problem-centered, interdisciplinary research in international policy by drawing upon the global network of SAIS faculty, students and scholars. The work of the BIPR is made available to the public with the goal of providing a pivotl forum for thought and debate in international public policy.
Visit BIPR’s website here.

Istituto Bruno Leoni was established in 2003 to promote “ideas for the free market.” IBL aims to contribute to the Italian political discourse, to enable a proper appreciation of the role of liberty and private enterprise as pillars of a more prosperous and open society. IBL is structured based on the model of the think tanks in the English-speaking world: non-profit research centers, with no political affiliations, aiming to offer a fruitful contribution to the political debate. The policy ideas promoted by IBL aim to create a greater “breathing space” for civil society and empower individuals, giving more resources back to businesses, and freeing competition and exchanges, to the benefit of the general welfare and increasing the wealth of society and its members.
Visit IBL’s website here.

Nomisma is an independent company that carries out economic research and consulting for businesses, associations and public administrations at national and international levels. Nomisma is active in many fields of the economy  – real estate assessments, urban regeneration, agri-food economics, territorial economics, social economy, technical assistance – offering its services to the public sector, private companies, banking groups and trade associations.
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Carnegie Europe was founded in 2007 and has become the go-to source for European foreign policy analysis in Brussels on topics ranging from Turkey to the Middle East and the Eastern neighborhood to security and defense. Carnegie Europe’s strong team of scholars provides unparalleled depth of analysis and thoughtful, carefully crafted policy recommendations on the strategic issues facing the European Union and its member states.
Visit Carnegie Europe’s website here.