Policy Briefs for the G20 Leadership Summit 2021

  IPAG is a member of the Council for Global Problem Solving (CGP), based in Berlin, Germany, which an exclusive consortium of world-class think tanks and research institutions. It is the intellectual core of the Global Solutions Initiative which makes policy recommendations to the G20, G7, and other global governance bodies. For Global Solutions Summit… Read More

The key to Asean’s post-pandemic recovery is digital transformation

  The pandemic has accelerated Southeast Asia’s adoption of e-commerce, which holds great economic potential But, for the region to become a major digital economy, gaps in infrastructure, access, inclusion, skills and policy must be addressed The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated Asean’s digital transformation at an unprecedented scale and speed. With bricks-and-mortar businesses in Southeast… Read More

Global Solutions Summit 2021

The Global Solutions Summit 2021, May 27-28, 2021 in Berlin, Germany will bring together global leaders, policy makers, and opinion leaders to share their thoughts on major global issues. Prof. Munir, Chairman, IPAG and G20 Co-chair of Task Force on Digital Transformation will speak on how to bridge the Digital Divide in the Digital Age.

Election watch from across the Bengal border

Syed Munir Khasru APRIL 19, 2021 00:02 IST Bangladesh waits to see whether the poll result in West Bengal impacts its identity as an inclusive, progressive society As the high-profile contest in India’s State elections in West Bengal is under way, Bangladeshis are curious onlookers not only because of the geographic proximity and strong socio-cultural ties between… Read More

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: http://webtv.un.org