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BIPSS hosted a Roundtable on "Iraq and the Middle East: the Emerging Politico - Security Landscape".


On February 14, 2017, Bangladesh Institute of Peace & Security Studies hosted a Roundtable on "Iraq and the Middle East: the Emerging Politico - Security Landscape." The keynote presentation was delivered by Mr. Konstantinos Vardakis, Minister Counselor and Deputy Head, the European Union Delegation to Bangladesh.

The discussion was led by an in-depth look at the history of the region as well as the implications for the US, EU, the adjoining Middle Eastern countries and international system.

Notable dignitaries from respective institutions were present in the roundtable.The presentation was followed by an engaging question and answer session. The Institute hopes this seminar has initiated a greater conversation on the dynamic Security climate in the Middle East.

 

 

 

BIPSS hosts its joint seminar with KAS on “Security Implications of Climate Change: Focus on Bangladesh.”


On Monday, 23rd of January 2017, Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) with the collaboration of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) of Germany held a seminar on ‘Security Implications of Climate Change: Focus on Bangladesh'.

The keynote presentation was made by Professor Abu Zayed Mohammed, Research Fellow, BIPSS and the session was moderated by President BIPSS Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (retd), the seminar was also addressed by Dr. Peter Hefele, Director, Regional Project, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and Ms. Ina F Islam, Assistant Director, ICCCAD, IUB.

The seminar stressed the importance of climate security as a threat multiplier implications and impact on water security, food security, livelihood security and so on.

BIPSS will be publishing a research study on this topic in the coming weeks. The event was covered live on Twitter and Facebook. The audience at the seminar comprised of ambassadors and senior diplomats, heads of international organisations, civil society leaders, academics, media and young professionals.

 

 

 

BIPSS held a round-table on “Rise of China: Geostrategic Implications for Bangladesh and South Asia.”


On 29th December, 2016 BIPSS held a roundtable on “Rise of China: Geostrategic Implications for Bangladesh and South Asia.” Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury, Principal Research Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) at the National University of Singapore was the keynote speaker for the event. Dr. Chowdhury was the Foreign Advisor (Foreign Minister) of Bangladesh from 2007 to 2009. Prior to that, Dr. Chowdhury has served as the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York (2001-2007), and Geneva (1996-2001).

The round-table discussion was moderated by President BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman (retd.) The event was attended by Ambassadors and members of the diplomatic community in Dhaka, editors, former Bangladesh Ambassadors to China and academics. The keynote speech by Dr. Iftekhar Chowdhury was followed by a lively Question/ Answer session

To know more details, please click on this link:https://goo.gl/n0J3Yk or visit BIPSS Facebook page for Facebook Live videos of the event.

 

 

 

BIPSS Roundtable Discussion on “One Belt, One Road: Challenges and Opportunities” was held on 20th April at the BIPSS conference room


BIPSS Roundtable Discussion on “One Belt, One Road: Challenges and Opportunities” was held on 20th April at the BIPSS conference room. Mr. Liu Kaiyang, Deputy Secretary General, Chinese Association for International Understanding (CAFIU), was the keynote speaker. The discussion was moderated by Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd.), President, BIPSS. The event was attended by some well-known diplomats and experts of global affairs in the country. The keynote speech by Mr. Kaiyang was followed by a lively question/answer session where the guests pointed out key issues regarding the OBOR initiative. The entire event was live tweeted with the twitter handle ‪#‎OBOR‬.