Nepal Earthquake: Impression from Ground Zero by Mr. Zacharias Tjäder, currently visiting Research Associate at BIPSS from Sweden, former military (ranger specialist) and trained crisis and conflict manager with past experience in SAR(Search and Rescue Operations).
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President BIPSS attended The Policy Dialogue on “Paris and Beyond- The State of Climate Change Diplomacy”
President BIPSS, Major General A N M Muniruzzaman, ndc, psc (Retd) attended The Policy Dialogue on “Paris and Beyond- The State of Climate Change Diplomacy” in Seoul, Korea. The dialogue was attended by senior diplomats, policy makers and experts from many countries. General Muniruzzaman is also the Chairman of ‘Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC)’ and presented a paper at the dialogue titled “Road to Paris: The Diplomatic Angle of Understanding Climate Security.”
President BIPSS, Major General A N M Muniruzzaman, ndc, psc (Retd) attended the conference on ‘Proportionate Response to the Risk of Climate Change’ at the invitation of Sir David King, United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative on Climate Change, organized by UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The conference held at the Lancaster house in London brought together senior policy makers and experts on the subject. General Muniruzzaman also spoke at the conference on “The Role of Leadership in Climate Change Management”, the session was chaired by Rt Hon Baroness Anelay, Minister of state, UK foreign and Commonwealth Office.
On 10 April, BIPSS delegation attended a dialogue on maritime issues with the the National Maritime Foundation [NMF] in New Delhi. NMF is India's premier think tank on naval and maritime affairs. BIPSS has had a longstanding collaboration with NMF since its inception. The dialogue at NMF was focused on maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region. The event was moderated by Dr. Vijay Sakhuja Director, NMF and was attended by Executive Director Captain Gurpreet Khurana and other NMF scholars. BIPSS continues to engage maritime think tanks in the region in beyond as part of its work on Indian Ocean Security.
On 09 April, BIPSS delegation spoke at a roundtable organised by the South Asia Centre at the Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses, India's premier security and foreign policy think tank. The roundtable was moderated by Brigadier Rumel Dahiya [Retd] Deputy Director General of IDSA. The roundtable focused on issues related to Indo-Bangladesh Relations and the Threat of Terrorism and Extremism in the region. The event was attended by scholars from IDSA, senior serving and retired officials of the Government of India, representatives of the international community in New Delhi and former ambassadors.
On 08 April, the delegation from BIPSS led by Major General Muniruzzaman [Retd]. spoke at a roundtable on issues related to Indo-Bangladesh relations organised by the Forum for Strategic Initiatives [FSI] held at the India International Centre in New Delhi. The roundtable was chaired by Chairman FSI and Former Foreign Secretary, Ambassador Lalit Man Singh. Major General Dipankar Banerjee [Retd], Member of the Board of Governors of the institute also spoke on the occasion. The event was attended by former ambassadors, senior serving and retired officials from the government and the military, strategic analysts, representatives of risk consultancies based in Delhi, academics and journalists.
FSI is a bipartisan policy think tank that focuses on foreign policy, strategic and security issues with a special focus on nuclear strategy. It also has unique expertise on macro regional studies.
A joint roundtable on Indo-Bangladesh Relations was organised by the Vivekananda International Foundation [VIF] and BIPSS in New Delhi, India on 07 April 2015. The session was chaired by Director VIF and former Chief of the Army Staff General N C Vij. The event was by attended staff from VIF, former ambassadors, senior civil and military officials and analysts. This is the second event held between BIPSS and VIF, the last roundtable was held in November 2014.
- President BIPSS led a two member delegation to the Strategic Studies Summit
- BIPSS hosted a roundtable on 'Myanmar in Transition: Current Developments and Implications for Bangladesh'
- President BIPSS attends the 6th Think Tank Forum of Islamic Countries
- BIPSS delegation attended the bi-annual conference of COSATT
- President BIPSS Speaks on Maritime Silk Route
- Ambassador of Sweden visits BIPSS, Feb 09, 2015
- 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
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