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Food Security
Guest: Nasar Hayat Assistant FAO Representative Anchor: Tahir Dhindsa
Peace and Conflict
The rise of Taliban has strengthened its foothold of extremist elements and allowed them a greater space to march on and impose their brand of ideology. Madrasa reforms therefore, are necessary for bringing peace, religious harmony and creating sustainable development, these were the views of the experts at the session on “Rethinking Education for Pluralism: Representation of Religious Minorities in Public and Madrasa Education” at the 14th SDC. Our correspondent Muhammad Adnan has details…
SD Conference
Changing climate has emerged as a national security threat, which if not tackled through policy initiative can have devastating effects on the population at the regional level. Experts have urged the government to respond to the challenge by devising concrete policy actions. Our Correspondent Wasif Naqvi has the story of a special seminar on “Climate Change as National Security Threat” organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), in Islamabad
Environment
'Water for Human Development', a report released by Mahbubul Haq Human Development Centre' calls for establishing a regional institution to forge robust water sharing treaties to remove trust deficit among South Asian countries. Speaking on the occasion, Advisor to PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said y that the mechanism to settle the water dispute needed to be strengthened when India ignored the treaty to build dams on rivers shared by Pakistan. Our Correspondent Wasif Naqvi has the story ...
Governance
A three-day workshop on \"Sustainable solution of energy crisis via academia in Pakistan: Bridging Government, Industry and Academia\" was organized by University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC), and University of Cambridge,UK. Our Correspondent Wasif Naqvi has the report...
Social Sector Development
One billion people globally, go to sleep hungry every night, according to the World Disaster Report 2011 launched in Pakistan by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The situation in Pakistan has also become an issue after the mega floods of 2010 and 2011. Our correspondent Muhammad Adnan has details…..
Miscellaneous
Participants at a memorial reference, jointly organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute SDPI) and Insani Huqooq Itehad (IHI), eulogized the services of late Idrees Kamal for the promotion of peace and defend human rights in the country. Our correspondent Anam Rehan has the report…
Economic Development
\'Trade can bring peace\' was the narrative adopted at a consultation on \"Trade with Neighbors: Prospects and Challenges,\" organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan stressed the need to improve trade linkages with neighbours. On the occasion, SDPI also launched its two recent studies on regional trade.Our Correspondent Wasif Naqvi has the report...