IPS is an autonomous, not-for-profit, civil society organisation that was established in 1979 in Islamabad, Pakistan. It aims to promote policy-oriented research, dialogue, and human and technological development for better governance. For over forty years, IPS has provided a forum for informed discussions on national and international issues and highlighted the role of think tanks in modern democracies. Its research areas include affairs in Pakistan, international relations, faith and society, and science and technology. Its academic programmes are designed and run under the supervision of the National Academic Council (NAC).

Contact details

Website:
https://www.ips.org.pk/

Address:
Institute of Policy Studies, Nasr Chambers, 1, MPCHS Commercial E-11/3, Islamabad, Pakistan

Country:
Pakistan

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1979
Age (years)
Institute of Policy Studies
 45
Pakistan average
 32
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Professor Khurshid Ahmad
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Khalid Rahman (Chairman)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Institute of Policy Studies
 50
Pakistan average
 30
Global average
 66
% Female staff
2023
Institute of Policy Studies
 16%
Pakistan average
 15%
Global average
 50%
% Female researchers
2023
Institute of Policy Studies
 30%
Pakistan average
 29%
Global average
 47%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Institute of Policy Studies
 50
Pakistan average
 19
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2023)
Institute of Policy Studies
 20,000
Pakistan average
 10,002
Global average
 27,094
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Institute of Policy Studies
 6,123
Pakistan average
 10,503
Global average
 18,126
Subscribers (2023)
Institute of Policy Studies
 4,470
Pakistan average
 3,760
Global average
 6,305
Followers (2023)
Institute of Policy Studies
 5,972
Pakistan average
 7,324
Global average
 12,007

Data notes

Last updated: 28/11/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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