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On January 10, 2018, BIPSS organised a roundtable on "Bangladesh: A Climate Leader" at BIPSS conference room.


On January 10, 2018, BIPSS organised a roundtable on "Bangladesh: A Climate Leader" at BIPSS conference room. The keynote presentation was delivered by Dr Alice Baillat, Research Fellow at The French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (IRIS).

The speaker elaborately discussed how Bangladesh undertakes dexterous negotiations in different international fora on Climate Change issues. She also highlighted Bangladesh's resilience as a nation in terms of dealing with the impacts of Climate Change. The roundtable was moderated by Major General A N M Muniruzzaman (Retd), President, BIPSS and Chairman Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC). The presentation was followed by a lively q&a session. Climate Security is a key research thrust area for BIPSS.

 

 

 

BIPSS under the auspices of its specialized centre Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR) organised a workshop on Countering Violent Extremism titled ‘Countering Violent Extremism – Building Resilience and Capacity’.


Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) under the auspices of its specialized centre Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR) organised a workshop on Countering Violent Extremism titled ‘Countering Violent Extremism – Building Resilience and Capacity’. The participants were drawn from law enforcement and security agencies, academia, civil society, armed forces and paramilitaries, media and civil society organisations. BIPSS is organising a series of workshops and other CVE capacity building programmes supported by the Government of Canada.

Mr. Mohammad Monirul Islam, Deputy Inspector General and Chief of Counter Terrorism & Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC), Dhaka Metropolitan Police was the Chief Guest at the Closing Ceremony.

BIPSS also published a book titled “Local drivers and Dynamics of Youth Radicalisation in Bangladesh”. The book launch ceremony was held today and the book was jointly released by the Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (Retd), President BIPSS, Mr. Kamal Ahmed, Consulting Editor, Prothom Alo and Mr. Mohammad Monirul Islam, Chief of Counter Terrorism & Transnational Crime (CTTC), Dhaka Metropolitan Police .

 

 

 

Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) have organized a 3 day workshop on Countering Violent Extremism-capacity Building Programme (CVECBP).


Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) have organized a 3 day workshop on Countering Violent Extremism-capacity Building Programme (CVECBP). The first day activities included two sessions on two different topics. The first session of the workshop was conducted by Shafqat Munir, Research Fellow, and Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR) as he had a presentation titled ‘What is Counter Violent Extremism (CVE)?’

The next session was conducted by the Dr. Smruti S Pattanaik, Research Fellow, Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, India. She had an erudite presentation on ‘Violent Extremism: Understanding the threat landscape’. The Sessions followed a lively discussion among the speakers and participants on various CVE issues.

 

 

 

BIPSS held a Roundtable on "Understanding Myanmar: Managing the Rohingya Refugee Crisis".


A roundtable was arranged by Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS), at September 26th, 2017, on “Understanding Myanmar: Managing the Rohingya Refugee Crisis”. Brigadier General Shafaat Ahmad ndc, psc, (retired) a PhD scholar on Myanmar Studies, was the keynote presenter of the event.

The roundtable was a unique event as experts from different field of expertise gave their opinions and analysis on the ongoing Rohingya crisis. Brigadier General Shafaat Ahmad unveiled the little known reasons behind the ethnic tension in Myanmar, the history of colonial power and the struggle for independence. He also elaborated on some of the security implications of this ongoing crisis.