The Global South’s Pandemic Path to Self-Reliance

Media: Project Syndicate
Date Published: 17 Nov, 2020

After four years of Trump’s ‘America first’, Biden must pivot back to Asia

Media: South China Morning Post
Date Published: 11 Nov, 2020

G20 Policy Brief on “Incentivizing the Private Sector to Support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

This Policy Brief looks into how the private sector financing can be mobilised to help achieve SDG agenda 2030 at a time when global development funds are shrinking, exacerbated by the COVID situation. The Policy Brief led by Syed Munir Khasru (Chairman, IPAG) and co-authored by Prof. Joseph Siracusa (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia) has been… Read More

Navigating unchartered territories needs both caution & diplomacy

Media: Cyber Risk Leaders Magazine
Published in: Issue 3, 2020
Media: Australian Cyber Security Magazine
Date Published: September 24, 2020

Uniting to combat COVID-19

Media: The Hindu
Date Published: September 23, 2020

G20 Policy Brief on “Displaced Population due to Environmental Perils: The Challenge of Climate Migrants for the G20 Community”

  Worldwide increase in migration induced by climate change require policymakers to take decisive measures for tackling this global threat. For G20 Leadership Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from Nov 21-22, 2020, the Policy Brief led by Syed Munir Khasru (Chairman, IPAG) and co-authored by Prof. John Thwaittes (Chairman, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), Australia)… Read More

Environmental Sustainability and International Trade: Roadmap for Sustainable Development

Sustainable development and green growth are among IPAG’s core focus areas. In the wake of an ecosystem increasingly threatened by climate change, sustainability of economy, viability of trade, and growth of environment friendly investment is ever more salient nowadays. Green growth through green trade and sustainable development is now at the forefront of the 21st-century… Read More

The Digital Age, Cyber Space, and Social Media: The Challenges of Security & Radicalization

During the conference on “Non-Traditional Economic & Security Risks in a Globalized World” organized by IPAG & Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a think tank affiliated with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India held in New Delhi, India, IPAG launched the publication of the book “The Digital Age, Cyber Space, and… Read More


Written By: Syed Munir Khasru & Riasat Noor* Abstract: Bangladesh is a maritime nation with heavy dependence on seaborne trade with the outside world (Delwar Hossain and Md. Shariful Islam 2016). More than 98% of Bangladesh’s total containerised goods and products are transported through the Chittagong port via the Bay of Bengal. Hence, it is crucial to… Read More

Furthering this neighbourhood friendship

Media: The Hindu
Date Published: October 03, 2019