One of the youngest international think tanks in the world, in the 1st year of  IPAG’s Global Ranking, it already has been recognized in 7 categories in the 2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report which is compiled by The Think Tanks & Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania, US covering 7,500 think tanks in 179 countries. Among others, IPAG is ranked 42nd out of the top 132 global think tanks in the category “International Development” & it is 26th among the top 105 in the category ” Think tank to Watch in 2018″.