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BIPSS hosted a seminar on "Cyber Security: What's Nations Need To Know".


On March 30, 2017, Bangladesh Institute of Peace & Security Studies (BIPSS) hosted a seminar on "Cyber Security: What's Nations Need To Know". The keynote presentation was delivered by Sameer Patil, Fellow, National Security Studies and Director, Centre for International Security, Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations. The seminar was chaired by Ambassador Ashfaqur Rahman.The presentation included critical issues of Omni-Present Cyber Threats, Lack of Cooperation in the Cyberspace, and threats to Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) and Cyber CBMs.

The seminar culminated with an engaging Q&A session; the participants included law enforcement and security agencies, academics, journalists, foreign and Bangladeshi diplomats, and young professionals among others.

 

 

 

Workshop on Countering Violent Extremism: Building Resilience & Capacity.


Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) under the auspices of its specialised centre -- Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR), organised a three day National Workshop titled “Countering Violent Extremism (CVE): Building Resilience and Capacity”, from the 28th to 30th of March 2017. The workshop incorporated participants from multiple stakeholders, including first responders, law enforcement & security agencies, paramilitary forces, media personnel, civil society associates, youth representatives and so on. The event is part of a series of capacity and awareness building interventions that BIPSS and BCTR will be undertaking over a multi-year period, supported by the Government of Canada.

The conference began with the President of BIPSS, Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (retd.) highlighting the need for comprehensive awareness of CVE here in Bangladesh. The first presentation for Day 1 was delivered by Shafqat Munir, Research Fellow, BIPSS & BCTR, on “CVE: A Primer”. The following presentation was made by Chiran Jung Thapa, an independent Security and Defense Analyst on “Violent Extremism: Understanding the Threat Landscape.”

Day 2 consisted of a thought-invoking presentation by Syed Zain Al Mahmood, who covers Bangladesh and other South Asian regional news for The Wall Street Journal, on “The Role of Media in CVE” and another on “Cyber Radicalisation” by Sameer Patil, Fellow, National Security Studies & Director, Centre for International Security, Gateway House.

All presentations featured engaging Q/A sessions. For Day 3, a tabletop exercise kicked off the morning, that created an interactive discussion on the various aspects of #CVE from a nuanced participatory demographic, ranging from groups discussing Media to Cyber.

The event concluded with a certificate awarding ceremony, where the participants were honoured for their involvement by H.E. Benoit-Pierre Laramee, High Commissioner of Canada in Bangladesh, who graced the event as the Chief Guest with Professor Abu Zayed Mohammad, Research Fellow at BIPSS, giving the vote of thanks.

 

 

 

Conference on Countering Violent Extremism: Building Resilience & Capacity.


On March 8, 2017, Bangladesh Institute of Peace & Security Studies (BIPSS) organised a day long national conference on Countering Violent Extremism: Building Resilience & Capacity. The conference begun with BIPSS President Major General ANM Muniruzzaman, highlighting the need for strong policies regarding CVE here in Bangladesh: key areas of focus being: Narrative, Youth, Prison and Cyberspace.

The keynote presentation was delivered by the Associate Editor, Defence & Strategic Affairs, for The Daily Star Brig. General Shahedul Anam Khan on “Countering the Extremist Narrative.” H.E. Benoit-Pierre Laramee, High Commissioner to the High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh graced the event as the Chief Guest.

Professor Abu Zayed Mohammad, Research Fellow at BIPSS & Shafqat Munir Research Fellow at BIPSS and Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR) presented on Prison Radicalisation and Youth Radicalisation in the scope of Cyberspace respectively.

The conference also featured engaging Q/A sessions and a tabletop exercise that created an interactive discussion on the various aspects of strategy and policy regarding #CVE from a nuanced participatory demographic.

 

 

 

BIPSS hosted a seminar on "Entering the World of Nuclear Energy: Key Security Issues for Bangladesh".


On February 22, 2017, Bangladesh Institute of Peace & Security Studies (BIPSS) hosted a seminar on "Entering the World of Nuclear Energy: Key Security Issues for Bangladesh" at Hotel Six Seasons. The keynote presentation was delivered by Dr. Petr Topychkanov, Fellow, Carnegie Moscow Center's Nonproliferation Program.

The presentation included critical issues of Nuclear Security, Risks and Opportunities Associated with Nuclear Energy, and Cybersecurity Issues.

The seminar culminated with in-depth Q&A session; the participants included – academics, editors, environmental activists, experts on nuclear energy, foreign diplomats, and young professionals among others.

 

 

 

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