BIPSS President Major General A N M Muniruzzaman ndc, psc (Retd) attended the conference of Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT) held in Colombo. The theme of the conference this year was Migration and IDPs in South Asia. President BIPSS addressed the conference on the first day and his talk was titled ‘Migration Dynamics in South Asia : Push and Pull Factors’. He also presided over a session on ‘Devising a Regional Response Mechanism’. He was accompanied by Mr. Shafqat Munir, Research Fellow at BIPSS who also made a presentation at the conference titled ‘The Rohingya Refugee Crisis: A Case Study of Migration’
The conference was attended by all COSATT members. It may be mentioned that BIPSS is a founding member of COSATT which brings together leading think tanks from all South Asian countries and its policy findings/recommendations are always sent to the SAARC process.