RIPP roundtable highlights vitality of forests

RIPHAH Institute of Public Policy (RIPP) and PRIME Institute jointly organized a roundtable policy discussion on "Forests Policy" to mark the "International Forest Day" on Monday, 21st March 2016 at the RIPHAH Campus, Rawalpindi.

Guest speakers included DIG Forests, Ministry of Climate Change, Abdul Munaf Qaim Khani; former IG Forests Basheer Wani, Director Bioadversity Ministry of Climate, Naseem Ashraf Raja, Dr. Masood Raja University of North Texas, Ali Salman

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Role of Science Diplomacy highlighted at COMSATS roundtable meeting

STAFF REPORT ISB: As the need for science diplomacy in modern times is growing, in view of the emerging challenges of environment, health and food security, it is imperative for Pakistan to be abreast with current advances in the international scientific arena so as to make informed decisions to secure the well-being of general masses.

These remarks were made by Amjad Hussain B Sial, Special Secretary (PP/West Asia), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at a roundtable meeting organized

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CIOs roundtable seeks solutions on cyber security

STAFF REPORT IBD: Top CIOs, CISOs and IT heads of the regional states gathered at a recently arranged exclusive roundtables in Islamabad to inculcate dialogue about the growing insecurity regarding cloud breaches world over.

The exercise is part of the CSO Central Series organized by CSO/IDG in Pakistan,

During the meeting, the participants focused on creating dialogue around the topic Security, Enterprise and the Cloud.’ It was held as part of Cyber Secure Pakistan 2014.


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Roundtable discusses climate change challenges

STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan should not bear the brunt for climate change alone as it cannot afford to halt development or increase its cost manifold for mitigation purposes. At present, the country contributes only 0.08 per cent of carbon emissions in the world for more than last two decades but suffers drastically from climate change being one of the eight top most affected nations.

This opinion was unanimously agreed upon by experts participating in a roundtable titled "Pakistan and

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