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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.

 

 

 

BIPSS and Prothom Alo jointly held a Roundtable on "Future Bangladesh: Our Hopes and Expectations".


Youth are the main driving force of the nation. What future of Bangladesh do they dream of?

On 5th August 2017, BIPSS and Prothom Alo jointly organized a roundtable discussion named "Future Bangladesh: Hopes and Expectations" which brought the dreams of the youth in light- the problems they want to fight and the future they want to build. This was the first roundtable of the series which will be held on different issues of national interests. The roundtable was attended by 25 members of youth community drawn from various universities, youth organizations, and civil society. It was jointly moderated by the President of BIPSS, Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (Retd) and the Associate Editor of Prothom Alo, Abdul Quayum.

Here are few glimpses from yesterday's roundtable. Stay tuned with BIPSS to know more about this!

 

 

 

BIPSS hosted a Stakeholder Roundtable on "Peacebuilding and CVE ".


Mr. Manpreet Singh Anand, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia at the US Department of State, visited BIPSS on July 10, 2017. He is currently a consultant with the US Institute of Peace (USIP) working on issues of Peacebuilding and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE).Mr. Anand was the key-note speaker at a stakeholder roundtable on Peacebuilding and CVE convened by BIPSS. The roundtable discussion was moderated by Mr. Shafqat Munir, Research Fellow, and Head of Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR). It included participants from various civil society organisations working on these issues.During the visit, Mr. Anand was also briefed about the various research and outreach activities of the institute.

 

 

 

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