President BIPSS, Major General A N M Muniruzzaman, ndc, psc (Retd) led a two member delegation to the Strategic Studies Summit held in Antalya, Turkey last week. The theme of the summit this year was ‘Building Strategic Partnership’. The yearly summit is organized by Strategic Studies Network (SSN) of US National Defense University (NESA Centre) and it deliberates / works on current and emerging strategic challenges facing the world, specially the Near East And South Asia region. BIPSS is a member of Strategic Studies Network (SSN) and President BIPSS sits on The Board of Directors of SSN.
President BIPSS attends a conference on The Risks of Climate Change to Global Economic Development and Security
President BIPSS, Major General A N M Muniruzzaman (Retd) attended a conference on The Risks of Climate Change to Global Economic Development and Security in Delhi last week. The conference included a computerized ‘war game’ on security implications of climate risk with a 60 years projection. The simulation was organized by United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Center for Naval Analysis (US). It was attended by a select group of experts from different countries.
BIPSS hosted a roundtable on 'Myanmar in Transition: Current Developments and Implications for Bangladesh'
On Thursday 12 March 2015, BIPSS hosted a roundtable on 'Myanmar in Transition: Current Developments and Implications for Bangladesh'. Dr. Nicholas Farrelly from the Australian National University was the keynote speaker. Dr. Farrelly analyzed the ongoing shifts in the domestic political dyanmics in Myanmar and their likely impact on relations with Bangladesh. The roundtable was chaired by President, BIPSS Major General Muniruzzaman, ndc, psc (Retd).
President BIPSS, Major General A N M Muniruzzaman, ndc, psc (Retd) attended at the 6th Think Tank Forum of Islamic Countries in Islamabad last week. The forum is an initiative of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and the theme this year was ‘Addressing Multidimensional Security Challenges.’ He also presented a paper at the forum on “Non-Traditional Security Threats facing The Islamic Countries.” The forum was attended by all OIC member states and The Secretary General of D-8.
The forum is being widened from next year under the name of ‘World Islamic Forum.’ President BIPSS was also nominated to the seven member Eminent Persons Group (EPG) of the forum.
A two member delegation from BIPSS attended the bi-annual conference of the Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks [COSATT]. The delegation was led by President BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman [Retd]. Supported by the Konrad Adeneur Stiftung [KAS] of Germany, the recent conference was centred on the theme 'Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity'. The conference was hosted by Centre for South Asian Studies [CSAS], Nepal which also houses the secretariat of the consortium.
The BIPSS delegation made two presentations at the conference titled 'Political Instability in Member States: Its Impact on the SAARC Process' and 'Countering Terrorism in South Asia - Towards a Regional Approach'. COSATT is a conglomeration of think tanks from SAARC member states and provides its policy input to the SAARC process. BIPSS is a founding member of the consortium.
President BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd). recently attended an international conference on the 'Maritime Silk Route' organised by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences [CASS]. General Muniruzzaman presented a paper at the conference titled 'The 21st Century Maritime Silk Route: New Hopes and Opportunities'. The conference was attended by delegates from over 50 countries from around the world.
The Ambassador of Sweden in Bangladesh His Excellency Johan Frisell visited BIPSS on Monday 09 February. During the visit the Ambassador was briefed about various activities of the institute and discussed matters of mutual interest.
Ambassador Frisell was accompanied by his wife Ms. Eva Hagstrom Frisell, Deputy Director for Research at the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI).
- BIPSS hosted a roundtable on 'The State of Democracy and Governance in South Asia'
- South Asia: Politico-Security Dynamics
- President BIPSS speaks at National Defence University, Islamabad
- Book Publication by Mr. Ashok Nath, Visiting Senior Research Fellow
- President BIPSS speaks at Xiangshan Forum, China
- A BIPSS delegation led by BIPSS President has visited India from November 10, 2014
- Ms. Eva Haggstrom Frissel, Deputy Research Director, FOI accompanied by Mr. Ashok Nath
- President BIPSS, led a 5 member delegation to China at the invitation of the Chinese Government
- President BIPSS delivered Keynote Speech at an International Conference on 'Conflict and Environment’ in Stockholm, Sweden
- BIPSS Roundtable at USIP
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