The Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified, IPAG is an independent, non-partisan, international think tank based in South Asia, Middle East, and Australia and rapidly expanding into Europe and US. IPAG’s key areas of work among others include Technology, Innovation & FIR, SDGs & Green Growth, Regional Cooperation & Integration, Migration and Resettlement, Security and Strategic Affairs, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources. As one of the youngest international think tanks in the world, IPAG already has been featured in 7 categories in the 2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index, including 42nd in “International Development Think Tank” among the top 142 international think tanks & 26th in ‘Think Tank to Watch in 2018’ among the top 105. IPAG undertakes engagement & outreach activities, promotes dialogue among various stakeholders, conducts training & capacity building, and supports advocacy towards social justice. IPAG works with well-respected international organizations, institutions, and individuals in making positive contribution towards achieving inclusive and sustainable development. As a pro-active ‘Think’ and ‘Do’ Tank, IPAG emphasizes on doing evidence-based policy research with a focus on providing solutions that effectively respond to real life problems and challenges. Towards that end, IPAG engages with policy makers, senior officials, think tanks, academia, private sector, civil society, and the media. IPAG maintains global outreach through collaboration with leading think tanks, research institutes and policy bodies around the world. IPAG has strong presence in well-respected international media which include Project Syndicate, Agenda of the World Economic Forum, Straits Times (Singapore), South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), Nikkei Asian Review (Japan), The Hindu (India), etc
The G20 is a forum of the 20 most politically and economically powerful countries of the world. Think20 (T20), the network of leading research institutes and think tanks from the G20 countries provides research-based policy advice to the G20, facilitates interaction among its members and the policy community, and communicates issues of global importance. This year, as part of T20, IPAG was a member of Task Force 10: Aging Population and its Economic Impact + Immigration. As one of the lead members, IPAG submitted a Policy Brief on “Role of innovative policies in incentivizing Women’s Labor Force participation – A response to trends in aging population” which has been published in the T20 2019 website.