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Ecological Transition in Digital Era: CPEC Perspective

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Digital society is the only option for sustainable development

An Exclusive Talk with Major General (R), Muhammad Samrez Salik, HI(M) at the SDPI's 22th SDC

Inaugural of Sustainable Development Conference of SDPI at Presidency

President Dr Arif Alvi inaugurated SDPI's 22nd conference

SDC VIDEOS

Firdous Ashiq Awan Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting.

Firdous Ashiq Awan Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Addressing SDPI's Annual SD Conference 2019.

An Exclusive talk with Former Finance Minister, Punjab Ms Aisha Ghous at SDPI's SD Conference.

Opportunities & Challenges in Digital Age

An Exclusive talk with Former Chairman Board of Investment Mr Haroon Sharif at SDPI's SD Conference

Sustainable Development in Digital Society

Youth and peace building

Youth should be given voice and space in decision making

Youth and peace building

Youth should be given voice and space in decision making

Emerging Technologies & Regional Stability

Ecological Transition in Digital Era: CPEC Perspective

THEMES

Economic Development
The government needs to review the imposition of tax on telecom industry in order to encourage investments, say speakers at a panel discussion on \"Role of Information Technology and Telecommunication in Economic Development\" on the occasion of 16th Sustainable Development Conference in Islamabad. They further say the government should create an environment so that the full potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) might be exploited. They are of the view that knowledge and information economy has emerged as a means to address economic development, poverty driven challenges, and job creation. Raja Taimur Hassan has the story...
Food Security
At a consultative meeting on \'Agriculture and Food Security Policy\', experts termed the draft policy on Agriculture and Food Security a wish list, and say it lacks concrete governance measures. The consultative meeting was organized by SDPI in collaboration with Pakistan Agricultural Research Council and Food and Agriculture Organization here at Islamabad. Raja Taimur Hassan has the story...
Peace and Conflict
The release of Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman by Government of Pakistan on orders of Prime Minister Imran Khan today was not the result of any international pressure, said Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director SDPI, adding that the Prime Minister truly wanted de-escalation between Indian and Pakistan.
SD Conference
SDC documentary 2014
Environment
Academia, civil society, media and government should work together for plastic pollution control
Governance
The PML-N government is losing popularity among voters, reveals an opinion survey on federal and provincial governments\' First Year Performance Evaluation conducted by Sustainable Development Policy Institute in collaboration with monthly Herald. The survey comprises a sample size of 1,354 respondents from 32 districts across the four provinces. The survey is the continuation of SDPI\'s earlier surveys like Political Barometer 1, and Political Barometer 2. Raja Taimur Hassan has more to tell...
Social Sector Development
Overwhelming majority of women in rural areas of Punjab and Khyber PakhtoonKhawa are subjected to domestic violence and are represented by their male family members at public forms. The survey conducted by SDPI, under the Awaz Voice and accountability project has reviled that majority of religious minorities are marginalization in these areas, where delivery of basic services is poor. The study conducted with the support of Department for International development (DFID), UK has revealed that rural communities consider informal dispute resolution mechanism, such as Jirga and Panchayat as more effective than courts. Our Correspondent Wasif Naqvi has the story . . .
Miscellaneous
D-Chowk Dharna