Input Solicitation Workshop with Private Sector

In order to facilitate the private sector by simplifying government regulations, IPAG is implementing a project called ‘Support to Private Sector Development Policy Coordination Committee and Unit’ by providing research and secretarial support to the Policy Coordination Unit (PCU) at Prime Minister’s Office. With IPAG’s support, the PCU places recommendations for process simplification and regulatory… Read More

Competition Law to relieve consumers of unhealthy business practice: Shafique

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shafique Ahmed Sunday said the Competition Law would give relief to the country’s consumers from the unhealthy syndication of business. “Consumers are the most affected persons for the unhealthy competitions in the market and the law has been passed to relieve them,” he said while speaking at a dialogue… Read More

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Impact of Mega-Regional Trade Agreements in the Asia Pacific

Image Source: ASEAN Trade Union Council The Asian Economy invigorated shifting of the global growth nexus. To tap the potentials of this growing market, businesses, investors and policy makers have been emphasizing greater economic cooperation among countries. Since 2013, the number of trade blocs, bilateral & multilateral trade agreements and regional economic cooperation initiatives grew… Read More

Post MoU visit by the Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP) team of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

The Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP) under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) as a form of formal institutional collaboration and partnership specifying agenda of research and policy advocacy for promoting China-Bangladesh bilateral cooperation and the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar… Read More

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sets the stage, but can Abenomics really work?

As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe starts his new term in office, his priority was captured in his new year message. “This year, we will once again make the economy the foremost priority, delivering the warm winds of economic recovery to every corner of the nation,” he said. He has smartly captured his putatively irreplaceable… Read More

Will Japan, South Korea & Australia ever say yes to China’s AIIB?

As the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank inches closer to being established, China still has a monumental challenge to hurdle: convince Asia-Pacific’s three most influential nations -Japan, South Korea and Australia – to join the proposed $100 billion financial institution. The fact that China is leading the creation of the bank, which will be based in… Read More

4th Asia Research Forum, Beijing, China, November 10, 2014

Mr. Syed Munir Khasru attended the 4th Asia Research Forum at Beijing on November 10, 2014 held in the sidelines of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. In the conference, eminent scholars from academia and think tanks from China, Japan, Singapore, and Vietnam took part and discussed the regional integration initiatives in the Asia-Pacific. Mr…. Read More

Emerging Economies Cooperation and Development Forum and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Guangzhou, China, November 1-2, 2014

The Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG) attended the Emerging Economies Cooperation and Development Forum and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) Forum held in Guangzhou, China from November 1-2, 2014. More than 150 renowned scholars, policymakers, private sector representatives, and other stakeholders from Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America with expertise on… Read More

Training Session & Workshop on Competition Law and Policy, June 28 – 30, 2013

Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG) in association with the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), as represented by its affiliated unit – Statistical, Economic and Social Research & Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) – has organized a three day Training & Workshop Program on the “Basics of Competition Law” which started on… Read More