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Competition Policy and Sustainable Development
Healthy competition can help in achieving the sustainable development goals, said experts at the panel discussion titled \"Competition Policy and Sustainable Development\"at SDPI\'s 17th sustainable development conference held at Islamabad. Experts said that one of the principal goals of competition law is to preserve and promote competition as a means to ensure efficient allocation of resources. Competition is essentially about promoting fair markets for consumers, they said.Raja Taimur Hassan has more to tell...
Coffee Table Program : Purging the Terrorism
Pakistan needs to follow a common narrative to handle the issue of terrorism. Gen (R) Amjad Shoaib says that all quarters should insure presence on the same page, through the common narrative that has come forward after the Peshawar school attack. Host: Tahir Ahmad Dhindsa Guest: Lt. Gen (R) Amjad Shoaib (Defense Analyst)
Impact of Climate Change on Human Capital and Security
250 million people are estimated to be left homeless by 2050 due to climate change, as they are more dependent on natural capital, say experts at a panel titled \"Impact of Climate Change on Human Capital and Security\" at the 17th Sustainable Development Conference organized by SDPI in Islamabad. The poor have least resources, and lack the ability to cope with change in climate, say experts, adding that the vulnerability of the poor can only be removed by establishing a rights based society. Raja Taimur Hassan has more to tell...
Coffee Table Program : Dr. Tariq Banuri on Sustainable Development Goals
As the Millennium development goals are graduating into sustainable development goals, Policymakers, Researchers, are grappling with new challenges. Dr.Tariq Banuri, Utah University at the coffee table...
Data Revolution: Bringing data and evidence to bear upon Pakistan\'s Education Policy making
A high profile panel of educationists at the 17th Sustainable Development Conference, chaired by UNDP country director Mark Anderson, discusses the data revolution and its plausibility in Pakistan. The participants mainly deliberate upon as how the data and evidence may be used for making educational policies.A report by our correspondent Wasif Naqvi...
Future of Religious Minorities in South Asia
Pakistan was created to protect the rights of Muslim minority in the subcontinent, but the rights of minorities are continuously being violated here,as the state is unable to extend equal rights of protection to the citizens of other faiths, say experts at the launch of a report titled: \'Searching for security, the rising marginalisation of religious communities in Pakistan\'. The report was lunched by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) on the occasion of 17th Sustainable Development Conference held in Islamabad.

SDC VIDEOS

Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Reforms
Agriculture sector has huge potential to create employment opportunities,therefore, more investment as well as skills development in the sector can help achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth, say experts at a panel discussion titled \"Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Reforms\" at 17th Sustainable Development Conference organized by SDPI in Islamabad.Raja Taimur Hassan has the story...
Food Security- International Experience and Cooperation
In South Asia, there is a dire need to explore the underlying causes behind food insecurity, therefore, responsible policy measures are required to ensure the availability of food for future generations.Zareen Khan has the story...
Integrated Phase Classification and Food Security Monitoring
Without proper food security information system, the analysis of Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) tools will be useless to take action, said experts at panel discussion \"Integrated Phase Classification and Food Security Monitoring\" at SDPI\'s 17th Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) at Islamabad. Experts said we need a robust monitoring and information system to ensure food security.Raja Taimur Hassan has the story...
Competition Policy and Sustainable Development
Healthy competition can help in achieving the sustainable development goals, said experts at the panel discussion titled \"Competition Policy and Sustainable Development\"at SDPI\'s 17th sustainable development conference held at Islamabad. Experts said that one of the principal goals of competition law is to preserve and promote competition as a means to ensure efficient allocation of resources. Competition is essentially about promoting fair markets for consumers, they said.Raja Taimur Hassan has more to tell...
Impact of Climate Change on Human Capital and Security
250 million people are estimated to be left homeless by 2050 due to climate change, as they are more dependent on natural capital, say experts at a panel titled \"Impact of Climate Change on Human Capital and Security\" at the 17th Sustainable Development Conference organized by SDPI in Islamabad. The poor have least resources, and lack the ability to cope with change in climate, say experts, adding that the vulnerability of the poor can only be removed by establishing a rights based society. Raja Taimur Hassan has more to tell...
Coffee Table Program : Dr. Tariq Banuri on Sustainable Development Goals
As the Millennium development goals are graduating into sustainable development goals, Policymakers, Researchers, are grappling with new challenges. Dr.Tariq Banuri, Utah University at the coffee table...

THEMES

Economic Development
Reforms in the Labor laws and provision of better transport facilities can economically empower women in contributing to the national economy. The speakers at a panel discussion agreed that women’s economic empowerment can lead to a breakthrough if equal opportunities were provided to them. Fatima Mansoor has more to tell…
Food Security
Guest: Nasar Hayat Assistant FAO Representative Anchor: Tahir Dhindsa
Peace and Conflict
Diplomats and academics were of the unanimous view that the destiny of the South Asian states are interlinked and called for stronger economic, cultural, security and societal relations between them. They were addressing a two-day conference on \"China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Dialogue\", being organised by Pak-China Institute in collaboration with Konard Adenauer Stiftung. Our correspondent Wasif naqvi has the report...
SD Conference
The Land Rights situation in Pakistan is facing a lot of challenges, including land grabbing by the powerful and its violation by the forest-land owners. Experts say that there is a dire need of formulating a National Land Policy. Our correspondent Muhammad Adnan has the story…..
Environment
Naked Mountains
Governance
The month long sit-in staged by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT)in front of Parliament House seeking a brand new constitutional order in the country poses a toughest challenge to the PML-N government. Alongside the PAT sit-in, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf alleges widespread rigging in the 2013 general elections.
Social Sector Development
To sensitize parliamentarians for the legislation supportive of the rights of non-Muslims as equal citizens, the Sustainable Development Policy Institute has launched the Non-Muslim Caucus of the Parliament (NMPC).
Miscellaneous
A well-written report communicates its message with clarity and credibility, creating a professional impression. The Sustainable Development Policy Institution has held three days training workshop on “the art of report writing skills”, to help professionals communicate better, through a written expression tailored to their needs. Our correspondent Kashmala Chaudhry reports further.