A Digital led Recovery for Developing Economies

Syed Munir Khasru | Abdullah Ar Rafee 06 May 2021 Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has tested the limits of health care services, exacerbated poverty, reduced employment, disrupted businesses, and destabilized societies at extraordinary levels. While the world is still struggling to recuperate from the debilitating effects of the pandemic, digital transformation is area that… 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

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

A “China Impact Network” for Strategic Regions

Mr. Khasru participated in the virtual workshop organised by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on “Negotiating an Economic Relationship with China: The Experience in South Asia” on November 12, 2020

World Leaders Forum; Columbia University and United Nations

Syed 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

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 and & Cyber Security Conference in Melbourne, Australia on “How the digital workplace is overcoming the barriers of time and geography” on November 09 (Monday) at Melbourne 03:00 PM/ GMT 04:00 AM/ BDT 10:00 AM/ EST 11:00 PM (Nov 8, Sun) He… Read More