International Seminar on - "Changing Regional Dynamics in the Wake of US sanctions on Iran:" - 18th July, 2019

International Seminar on - "Changing Regional Dynamics in the Wake of US sanctions on Iran"



18 July 2019: The Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD) organized an International Seminar on “Changing Regional Dynamics in the Wake of US sanctions: Opportunity of cooperation between Pakistan, Iran and Turkey” on 18 July 2019 in Karachi. Pakistani and foreign speakers deliberated on the different dimensions of the subject During the seminar, Secretary General Foreign Relations Section of CPSD, Mr. Ahsan Mukhtar Zubairi welcomed the participants and presented the historical context of relations among Pakistan, Iran, and Tukey. Mr. Zubairi maintained that the three countries are tied together through historical, cultural, and religious bonds.

Seminar on - "Strategic Coercion: Global Dynamics and South Asia" - 12th March, 2019

Seminar on - "Strategic Coercion: Global Dynamics and South Asia"



The Center for Peace Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD) organized a one day International Seminar on Strategic Coercion: Global Dynamics and South Asia on 12th March 2019 in Karachi. This seminar was organized with the aim to foster understanding on Strategic Coercion and its relevance to the evolving global geo-political, geo-economic, and security dynamics and their implications on states’ developments in South Asia. Furthermore, the seminar also aimed at comprehending the policy perspective and recommendations for Pakistan to deal with strategic coercion in the transiting regional and global order.

Seminar on - "Energy Security Policy - Thinking Beyond the Norm" - 03rd Dec, 2018

Seminar on - "Energy Security Policy - Thinking Beyond The Norm"



Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD), organized a national seminar on “Energy Security Policy: Thinking Beyond the Norm” on 3 December 2018 at Movenpick Hotel Karachi. Former Governor State Bank and Federal Minister Dr. Shamshad Akhtar and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat NI(M) graced the inaugural and closing sessions respectively as the Chief Guests. Experts from the energy sector and governmental officials deliberated on the different dimensions of the subject.....

International Conference - Global Peace Amidst War and Conflict - 17th - 18th of September, 2018

International Conference - Global Peace Amidst War and Conflict


The Centre for Peace Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD) has holded an International Conference on the topic "Global Peace Amidst War and Conflict"

World Powers Should Focus on Unresolved Kashmir Issue: Gen Zubair

ISLAMABAD, September 17, 2018: Expressing concern over the global decline in peace index and the impact of deterioration of peace on global economy Monday, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee emphasized: “World powers should focus on unresolved Kashmir issue.”

National Seminar - "Silver Lining - Beyond Prevalent Perceptions" - 30th March, 2018

National Seminar - "Silver Lining - Beyond Prevalent Perceptions"


The Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD) reached the final conclusion of its Silver Lining series by conducting a national level seminar on 30th March 2018 at the Movenpick Hotel in Karachi. The seminar explored evolving opportunities in various domains such as the economy, environment, culture, diplomacy, and others in order to identify space for development and progress.

The main goal was to project positivity beyond prevalent perceptions dominating the mainstream narrative about Pakistan.

Seminar - "The Kashmir Cause: Socio - Economic Projections" - 27th February, 2018

Seminar - "The Kashmir Cause: Socio - Economic Projections"


The Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD) conceived an idea to highlight the Kashmir cause by analyzing the socio-economic potential and emerging opportunities in the valley. The main aim was to shift the focus from Kashmir as purely a conflict-ridden zone towards highlighting the cultural and socio-economic prospects of the state.

The seminar took place on the 27th of February, 2018 at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi.