Remove the wedges in India-Bangladesh ties

Small but important steps can put an end to the long-standing issues in a relationship that is gradually coming of age The friendship between India and Bangladesh is historic, evolving over the last 50 years. India’s political, diplomatic, military and humanitarian support during Bangladesh’s Liberation War played an important role towards Bangladesh’s independence. Nearly 3,900… Read More

Bangladesh – from near death to a South Asian success story

That it is ahead of its neighbours in growth rates and other indicators shows nations can overcome dauntingly poor odds. Syed Munir Khasru for The Straits Times Tomorrow, Bangladesh, the youngest South Asian nation, will mark the 50th anniversary of its declaration of independence – one that pitched what was then East Pakistan into a… Read More

IPAG joins the Council for Global Problem Solving (CGP)

  IPAG has been invited to join the Council for Global Problem-Solving (CGP), based in Germany, which is an exclusive consortium of world-class think tanks and research institutions who provide policy advice to the G20 and associated international organizations. Among others, CGP (i) Identifies major transnational problems in economic, political, environmental and societal domains. (ii)… Read More

Policy Brief for the German Presidency

Germany took over the helm of Presidency of the European Council on July 1, 2020 at a critical time with the EU facing manifold challenges of COVID 19 pandemic as well as significant domestic and global issues. Against such background, the EU recovery plan, adopted by the 27 EU member states at the Special European… Read More

2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report

As one of the world’s youngest international think tanks in its 4th year of Global Rankings, IPAG has been ranked 34th among the top 110 in the category “Top Think Tanks in Southeast Asia & the Pacific”, 41st among the top 128 in ‘’International Development Policy” & 26th among the top 109 in “Think Tanks… Read More

World Leader’s Forum: Columbia University and United Nations

Munir Khasru, Chairman, IPAG has been invited by UN & Columbia University World Leaders Forum to join other leaders in a private online meeting with UN Secretary General António Guterres after his State of the Planet address on Dec 2 (Wed). To view:

Australia’s Annual Risk Management and Cyber Security Conference in Melbourne, Australia

Syed Munir Khasru, Chairman, IPAG Asia Pacific, spoke at Australia’s Annual Risk Management & Cyber Security Conference in Melbourne, Australia on “How the digital workplace is overcoming the barriers of time and geography held from November 09 to November 13 at Melbourne. He also spoke at a Panel Discussion on “Cyber Security in the Post… Read More

GTIPA Virtual Summit 2020

Syed Munir Khasru shared his insights on the geopolitical, strategic, and socio-economic impact of COVID-19 at the 2020 Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance (GTIPA) Virtual Summit, Washington DC, on October 29, 2020 Link to the summit:  

IPAG Policy Briefs for G20 Leadership Summit 2020

IPAG is one of the few international think tanks which has prepared 5 Policy Briefs (PB) for the Leadership Summit of G20, world’s 20 most politically & economically powerful nations. For G20 Leadership Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from Nov 21-22, 2020, following are topics on which IPAG has written 5 Policy Briefs, 3 already… Read More

G20 Leadership Summit 2021

Prof. Khasru speaking at the first virtual meeting of the Task Force on Digital Transformation for the G20 Leadership Summit, 2021 led by Dr. Maria Chiara Carrozza, Former Italian Education Minister.   G20 Leadership Summit 2021 under the Italian Presidency has formed a Task Force on Digital Transformation (DT) led by Dr. Maria Chiara Carrozza,… Read More