DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance recently organised the 1st Asia-Pacific Security Sector Governance ( SSG ) Forum with the associate members across the region. The Forum has membership of all the countries in the region and BIPSS is a member of this important network. President, BIPSS, Major General Muniruzzaman (Retd) represented Bangladesh in the forum as the head of the network member in Bangladesh. A section in the forum was also devoted to discussion on the emerging threat of COVID-19 and the role that the security sector can play to manage this pandemic. Participants engaged in lively discussion sessions as they discussed on different aspects of security sector governance and security sector reform.