COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM THROUGH CIVIC APPROACHES January 22, 2019 PAKISTAN INSTITUTE FOR CONFLICT AND SECURITY STUDIES PICSS Round table: Final Report Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) organized a Roundtable on January 22, 2019. Topic of the session was “Countering violent extremism through civic approaches” while the guest speakers included Dr. Qibla Ayaz…

“Paigham-E-Pakistan to be incorporated into the syllabus”

“Paigham-E-Pakistan to be incorporated into the syllabus”

Speakers at a roundtable conference suggested that “Paigham-E-Pakistan” fatwa should be made part of school and colleges syllabus. The roundtable was organized by Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) and addressed by chairman Council of Islamic ideology Dr. Qibla Ayaz, renowned scholar Dr. Mussarat Amin, Chairman PICSS Maj. Gen(R) Saad Khattak and others….

In-House Session on Kashmir

In-House Session on Kashmir

PICSS organized an Interactive session with visiting Activists from Occupied Kashmir on Thursday, November 23, 2017, In which Sabzar Bashir Sheikh Advocate Occupied Jammu Kashmir High Court. Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Human Rights Activist from Occupied Kashmir shared the latest situation of Kashmir and public sentiment about freedom struggle. The session was moderated by MD picss Abdullah…

Ambiguity about US Intentions impediment in peace: PICSS Round table on Afghanistan

Ambiguity about US Intentions impediment in peace: PICSS Round table on Afghanistan

Round Table discussion on the present situation of Afghanistan and future peace options under arrangements Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security(PICSS) an Islamabad based independent Think Tank. Guest speaker was Petr Zelinka an expert on Afghan Affairs and advisor to ministry of defence Czech Republic. Defence expert Brig Saad Muhammad, former Vice Chancellor Peshawar University…

Round Table Discussion With Centro Studi Internatzionali Delegation

Round Table Discussion With Centro Studi Internatzionali Delegation

A roundtable discussion with visiting delegation of Centro Studi Internazionali (Ce.S.I), Italy, was held on 24 April 2017 at PICSS office in Islamabad. Ce.S.I delegation was led by Professor Andrea Magelletti, Chairperson Ce.S.I and included Mr Gabriele lacovino and Ms. Francesca Manenti. PICSS team was led by Major General (retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak and included…

Governance And Security Issues Of Karachi; Can There Be More Federal Ownership – A Debate

Governance And Security Issues Of Karachi; Can There Be More Federal Ownership – A Debate

Executive Summary On 28th March 2017,The Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) organized a one day seminar, titled “Governance and Security Issues of Karachi: Can there be More Federal Ownership – A Debate” at Marriot Hotel, Karachi, Pakistan. The seminar was aimed at generating a debate on issues, options and future prospects related…

Governor KPK Launches Digital Database On Terrorism.

Governor KPK Launches Digital Database On Terrorism.

For the first time a Comprehensive Database on terrorism in public domain Islamabad: A comprehensive digital database on terrorism has been launched containing statistics of terrorist attack in Pakistan for the last fifteen years. The database is prepared by an Islamabad based independent Think Tank Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS). Database was…