The latest issue of Peace and Security Review BIPSS' quarterly academic journal has been published
BIPSS in collaboration with Centre for Naval Analyses (CNA) has organized the first US-Bangladesh Maritime Cooperation Dialogue in Washington DC from 24 to 25 September 2014. This Track 1.5 Dialogue initiative brought together the maritime forces to discuss about enhancing naval and maritime cooperation between the two countries. The participants had drawn from the US State Department, Department of Defence and relevant stakeholders in the US and Bangladesh including representatives from Bangladesh Navy and Coast Guard. The dialogue held in Washington is part of a series of events that will take place in the US and Bangladesh in future. Throughout this year and in 2015, BIPSS will continue to work on issues of Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean, which is a key research agenda for the institute. It may be mentioned that, BIPSS has previously been part of a similar initiative with the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).
Some of the themes covered in the dialogue will include maritime stability, naval cooperation, and threat assessment of the maritime domain, cooperation on non-traditional security threats and maritime cooperation through regionalism. Proceedings of the dialogue will be published on completion of the event.
Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd.), President, Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) attended an international conference titled “ASEM-Asia and Europe Working Together” at the European Commission in Brussels on 16 September, 2014. President, BIPSS delivered a talk at the conference on "Environmental and climate security, exploring pathways to a win-win situation of Europe-Asia cooperation". This pre-ASEM Summit event was attended by senior Government officials and leading strategists from Europe and Asia.
President BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman attended a conference titled, “Climate Diplomacy and Urban Resilience”, in Yangon, Myanmar from 2-7 September, 2014. The conference was arranged by the UN Habitat and EU-Asia Dialogue.
President BIPSS presented a paper on ‘National Interests and Vulnerability in the Current Climate Negotiations’ at the conference. The program was attended by leading experts and specialists from various countries and UN agencies dealing with climate change and climate diplomacy.
Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) under the auspicious of its specialized center, Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR) will be publishing a Special Report titled “Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIS): The New Face of Terror and Implications for Bangladesh and the Region” shortly. The report will analyze the emergence of ISIS and what it means for security of South Asia and Bangladesh.
A delegation led by Mr. Peter Erben, Senior Global Electoral Adviser, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) visited BIPSS on September 14, 2014. The delegation discussed with the President and team members of BIPSS on matters of their mutual interest.
A delegation of Adjutant General of Oregon National Guard visited Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) on September 9, 2014. The delegation discussed with President, BIPSS and BIPSS team on matters of their mutual interest. The members of the delegation expressed their hope to continue engagement with BIPSS in future.
- GMACCC publishes a report titled “Climate change: Implications for Defence”
- Paradox of State Fragility: Exploring the Role of International Structures in the Context of Bangladesh
- Roundtable on Chanakya by Dr. Bappaditya Chakrvarty
- BIPSS Joins CASS Forum
- Political Transition in India - What It Means for South Asia and Beyond
- The Embassy of Switzerland in Dhaka visits BIPSS
- Political Transformation on Myanmar – Implications for the Neighbourhood
- French Ministry of Defence Visits BIPSS
- Panel Discussion on ‘Indian Elections 2014: Implications for Bangladesh’
- Roundtable on Strengthening Responses to Climate Variability
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