BIPSS organized the Yunnan-Bangladesh Forum 2015 in Dhaka on 27th-28th December. This track 1.5 level Dialogue is held every year in alternate capitals in Bangladesh and Yunnan. Some key areas of bi-lateral cooperation issues like Trade Cooperation, Counter Terrorism Cooperation, New Maritime Silk Route etc. were discussed in the forum. Dialogue of the forum was divided with 3 distinctive working sessions.See the program link below....
President BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd) attended the recently concluded Climate Summit COP21 in Paris. He led Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC) delegation to the summit. He is the current Chairman of GMACCC. In addition to various meetings and consultations he also briefed the International Community on the security implications of climate change and issued the Call For Action on climate security at the summit.
BIPSS Organized a roundtable on ''The Future of Strategic Competition in the Indian Ocean and its Implications for South Asia''
Dr. Iskander Rehman of the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, USA visited BIPSS on 14th December 2015. During this visit he was briefed on various activities of BIPSS and discussed issues of mutual interest. Later he delivered a presentation in a roundtable hosted by BIPSS on ''The Future of Strategic Competition in the Indian Ocean and its Implications for South Asia'' at hotel Lake Castle, Dhaka. The roundtable was attended by foreign ambassadors and delegates, members of academia, editors and reporters of newspapers, representatives from Bangladesh Army, Navy and Coast guard. Young students from University of Dhaka also attended the roundtable. Maritime security, nuclear deterrence, maritime trade and cooperation, big power interest and role of middle power including Bangladesh was the key area of focus in the roundtable. President, BIPSS, Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (Retd) moderated the roundtable. The presentation was followed by a question and answer session.
The delegation from BIPSS led by Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd) during the recent visit to Washington DC briefed senior professional staff members of the Foreign Affairs Commitee of the US House of Representatives. The briefing covered issues of Countering Violent Extremism, Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean Region and other salient aspects of South Asian Security as well as issues of regional and global importance.
The delegation from BIPSS during the recent visit to the Washington DC called on Ambassador Richard Armitage, former Deputy Secretary of State and CEO of Armitage International.
The delegation led by President BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd). discussed issues of South Asian Security, Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean Region and other issues of regional and global significance.
During the recent visit to the United States, the BIPSS delegation led by President of the institute Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd). briefed senior professional staff members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The briefing covered issues of South Asian security, CVE, cybersecurity and other issues of regional and international significance.
The BIPSS delegation during its recent visit to the United States visited CNA Corporation and held discussions on various issues of Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean and other regional security issues with members of the CNA senior leadership.
CNA also known as the Center for Naval Analysis is a premier federally funded research and development corporation and works closely with the US Department of the Navy on a range of strategic and technical issues. BIPSS AND CNA have partnered in a number of projects including the ongoing US Bangladesh Maritime Cooperation Dialogue.
- BIPSS delegation at the National Defense University
- BIPSS delegation at the State Department
- Roundtable on 'Bangladesh and the Region' at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
- Cyber Security: Risk Recovery and Resilience
- Ms. Sun Xiqin, Editor, Editorial Board of Southeast Asia and South Asia Studies, Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences, China visited BIPSS
- Indo-Bangladesh Cooperation Dialogue
- President BIPSS Contributes to new FCO report on Climate Change
- President BIPSS attends CVE Conferences in Turkey and Kazakhstan
- President BIPSS attends Climate Change Brief in US Senate
- President BIPSS attended the 3rd South Asia Think Tank Forum in Kunming, China
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