President, BIPSS was invited by Xiangshan Forum to speak at a conference held in Beijing from November 20, 2014. Xiangshan Forum is the highest level security policy conference in China and is being attended by Defence Ministers, Chiefs of Defence Forces and security experts from different countries of the world. It may be mentioned that President, BIPSS presented a paper in the forum on "The Emerging Security Architecture in the Asia-Pacific Region"
BIPSS delegations led by President, BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd.) have visited India from November 10, 2014. During this visit the delegation were holding events with a number of partner think tanks in New Delhi. The events were held at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), Observer Research Foundation (ORF), National Maritime Foundation, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), School of International Studies- Jawaharlal Nehru University among others. General Muniruzzaman (Retd.) had also presented a paper at a conference on Indian Ocean Security at the United Service Institution of India. BIPSS continues to engage with a number of leading think tanks in the South Asia region.
Ms. Eva Haggstrom Frissel, Deputy Research Director, FOI accompanied by Mr. Ashok Nath, Visiting Senior Fellow, BIPSS visited BIPSS on November 9, 2014. They discussed with President, BIPSS about matters of mutual interest.
President, BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd.) led a 5 member delegation to China at the invitation of the Chinese Government from October 26, 2014. The delegation focused on regional co-operation with particular attention to BCIM (Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar). The delegation interacted with Government officials, academics and civil society members. There was also a special roundtable session with Yunan Academy of Social Sciences.
President BIPSS delivered Keynote Speech at an International Conference on 'Conflict and Environment’ in Stockholm, Sweden
President, BIPSS Major General Muniruzzaman [Retd] has been invited to deliver the keynote speech at an international conference on 'Conflict and Environment'. The conference organised by the Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI) was held in Stockholm, Sweden from 15-16 October, 2014. His speech covered various aspects of environmental issues related to stability operations and crisis management. General Muniruzzman is the current chair of the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change During this visit he spoke at other leading think tanks in Sweden.
BIPSS held a special roundtable at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington DC on October 8, 2014. It may be mentioned that USIP is an institute established and funded by the US Congress and works on increasing capacity to manage international conflict without violence. Presentations were made from BIPSS side on politics, security, socioeconomic issues etc. related to Bangladesh. The roundtable was attended by core members of USIP.
President, BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd.) and Mr. Shafqat Munir, Associate Research Fellow were invited to speak at a roundtable titled "A Conversation on Bangladesh and the South Asian Security Environment" at the United States National Defense University (NDU) in Washington DC on October 7, 2014. During their Presentations various aspects of South Asian security were highlighted with a special reference to Bangladesh. The roundtable was attended by senior members of NDU faculty and other members of the University.
- BIPSS-ASP Conference on Bangladesh at ASP in Washington DC
- BIPSS and the South Asia Center of the Atlantic Council jointly organised a roundtable titled 'Bangladesh In Focus' in Washington DC
- President BIPSS Spoke at the United Nations Climate Summit Event
- Peace and Security Review, Volume 6, Number 12, Second Quarter 2014
- BIPSS CO-HOSTS MARITIME DIALOGUE IN WASHINGTON DC
- President BIPSS attended an international conference on ASEM-Asia and Europe Working Together
- President BIPSS attended an international conference in Yangon
- ISIS Special Report
- International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) visits BIPSS on September 14, 2014
- Visit of the delegation of Oregon National Guard