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Democracy and Inclusion

Introduction Jinnah Institute held an event in collaboration with DAI-Tabeer on 3rd March, 2020 titled ‘Inclusion and Democracy’. The event brought together diverse stakeholders to debate the quality of democracy,...
Townhall

Changing Nature of State & its Relationship with Citizens

Jinnah Institute held a university townhall on 27th September 2019 with students and faculty members at the University of Lahore on the ‘Changing Nature of the State and its Relationship...
Round Table

Austerity Budget: Assessing the Impact on Development and Pro-poor Growth

The federal budget 2019-2020 and the government’s economic policy will have disastrous consequences for Pakistan’s middle income groups, who are expected to face a 40 percent compression in disposable income...
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Public Hearing by Senate Caucus for Climate Change

The scale of challenges presented by climate requires legislators to devise collective agency and lead the charge on climate adaptation across Pakistan, stated Senator Sherry Rehman at a public hearing...
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Jinnah Institute’s Panel Discussion on Revisiting the Afghan Question

On 07/04/2016, Jinnah Institute hosted a panel discussion ​titled ​'​From Winter to Spring: Revisiting the Afghan Question'​  as part of its mandate ​as a public policy think-tank ​to bridge the gap between citizens...
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Panel Discussion on Revisiting the Afghan Question

On 07/04/2016, Jinnah Institute hosted a panel discussion ​titled ​'​From Winter to Spring: Revisiting the Afghan Question'​  as part of its mandate ​as a public policy think-tank ​to bridge the gap between citizens...
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Jinnah Institute’s launch of the report “State of Religious Freedom in Pakistan”

Discrimination and violence against minorities and vulnerable communities in Pakistan poses a grave threat to society, and a change in mindset is needed to ensure that the life, dignity and...
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Report Launch | State of Religious Freedom in Pakistan

Discrimination and violence against minorities and vulnerable communities in Pakistan poses a grave threat to society, and a change in mindset is needed to ensure that the life, dignity and...
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Pakistan: Democratic and Economic Challenges Post-2015

The Jinnah Institute hosted a conference titled “Pakistan: Democratic and Economic Challenges post-2015” in Islamabad on the 30th of July. The seminar was divided into two sessions; with one tackling electoral...
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Financial inclusion, entrepretaurship, demand based vocational training key for reducing unemployment in Pakistan

January 28, 2014, Karachi: Unlocking capital, public-private partnerships for SMEs and vocational training, along with developing a national entrepreneurial strategy were recommended as policy interventions by experts from the private sector...
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Entrepreneurial Landscape Changing for Women in Pakistan

Islamabad: A seminar on women entrepreneurs held in Islamabad concluded with the realization that constraints faced by women in joining the workforce were multilayered and pervasive, yet there was increasing...
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Jinnah Institute Report Launch: Pakistan’s Water Discourse

Report warns that Pakistan’s water crisis, like terrorism, is an existential threat to security On Friday April 9, Jinnah Institute launched its latest research report “Pakistan’s Water Discourse: Attitudes on Water...
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Report Launch | Pakistan’s Water Discourse

Report warns that Pakistan’s water crisis, like terrorism, is an existential threat to security On Friday April 9, Jinnah Institute launched its latest research report “Pakistan’s Water Discourse: Attitudes on Water...
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Lecture for Pakistan Senior Civil Service Course

100th National Management Course visits Jinnah Institute Senior government officers briefed on Pakistan’s internal security and strategic developments After the third year of hosting a lecture-panel for Grade 20 civil...
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Regional Conflict Trends Could Become a ‘Perfect Storm’ for Pakistan says JI President Sherry Rehman

ISLAMABAD - 27 February 2014: As Pakistan prepares to weather the darkest moment of its terrorist challenge, there is a real danger that international and regional conflict trends in the country’s...
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“Local Governments are Vital to Disaster-Response and Must be Revived Soon” Stakeholders at JI Consultation

Islamabad, 16 September: Participants at a stakeholder dialogue organized by the Jinnah Institute (JI) highlighted critical deficits in coordination in inter-agency relief efforts. The participants identified many gaps in the...
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Greater civil military cooperation needed on gender sensitization of security forces

Islamabad, October 22: Pakistan needs to sensitize its security forces for responding to gender issues during conflicts and crises both at home and abroad. Despite being the largest contributor to the...
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Indian Kashmiri Leader Yasin Malik Interacts with the Kashmiri Policy Community at Jinnah Institute

Jinnah Institute organized a policy dialogue on Kashmir in the context of improving bilateral Indo-Pak relations. Veteran Indian Kashmiri leader Yasin Malik was the keynote speaker at the event, which was attended...
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Indo-Pak Young Leaders Call for Resetting Political Narratives

Islamabad - September 29, 2013: A two day conference of the India-Pakistan Regional Young Leaders Forum (IPRYLF) concluded with a call for mentorship in cultivating a new generation of South...
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Imagining Futures for South Asia and its people

Islamabad: “Will people still talk about a “South Asian region” 50 years from now?” This was the question being posed at the policy discussion based on the newly published volume “South Asia...
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Political will necessary to resolve Pakistan’s challenges

ISLAMABAD May 8, 2013 – Senior civil servants from the National Management College visited the Jinnah Institute on Wednesday, where they attended a seminar on the institute’s projects and activities, in particular Track...
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Report Launch | Extremism Watch II

“Extremism, the greatest challenge to Pakistan’s progress” “The insurgency in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is a war waged against the state of Pakistan, said Ahmer Bilal Soofi, Minister for...
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The Code of Conduct for Political Parties is a Significant Achievement

ISLAMABAD April 5, 2013 – It is a significant achievement for Pakistan’s democracy that political parties have agreed on a code of conduct for the upcoming elections, and it is...
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“Policy makers need to engage with independent think tanks”, Ismail Qureshi, Rector National School of Public Policy

ISLAMABAD, 6 November 2012 – A delegation of senior Officers of the 97th National Management Course, National School of Public Policy, Lahore visited the Jinnah Institute in Islamabad on Tuesday, where they...
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“Honest broker needed for Afghan endgame,” say experts

Islamabad, July 12, 2012: Pakistan needs to recalibrate its policy on Afghanistan and commence a much needed dialogue with stakeholders to work out a solution for a peaceful settlement to...
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4th Policy Debate: “Pakistan-U.S. relationship must be rescued before it ruptures”

Islamabad, May 24, 2012: The Pakistan-U.S. relationship took a “nosedive“ last year, and must be rescued before it ruptures. These views were expressed at the fourth policy debate on "Re-evaluating Pakistan-U.S....
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Report Launch: Extremism Watch – I

ISLAMABAD February 16, 2012: Pakistan’s problem of extremism is a greater threat to the country than terrorism. This was the consensus during the February 16th launch of Jinnah Institute’s report...
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Youth from Tharparkar seek to rebuild Jinnah’s Pakistan: Seek Equity

ISLAMABAD 10th July, 2011: A group of 70 students from Tharparkar District, Sindh expressed concern over the state of education, social development and levels of corruption in their district. Most...
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Report Launch | Status of Religious Minorities

ISLAMABAD: A report on the status of religious minorities in Pakistan, titled ‘A Question of Faith’, was launched by the Jinnah Institute. The report is a research study, compiled over...
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Indo-Pak dialogue “Strategies for Peace”

“Indo-Pak dialogue at the Jinnah Institute to discuss strategies for peace” Islamabad, March 21, 2011: Delegates from India and Pakistan agreed that they need to urge their governments to relax...
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“The current Blasphemy Law is mis-used for injustice.”

Islamabad, November 30: Members of civil society, religious scholars, lawyers, NGO representatives and the Minister for Minorities, Shahbaz Bhatti, gathered to discuss the amendments to the Blasphemy Laws in light of...
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JI Conference on Stabilization Challenges after the Flood

The Jinnah Institute held an experts’ conference on 23rd September 2010 in Islamabad to take a macro look at the contours of the disaster caused by the recent flooding in...