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Emerging Technologies & Regional Stability

Ecological Transition in Digital Era: CPEC Perspective

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Data challenges in Air pollution

Pakistan is facing data challenges on air pollution. We need to quantify emissions

Digital society is the only option for sustainable development

An Exclusive Talk with Major General (R), Muhammad Samrez Salik, HI(M) at the SDPI's 22th SDC

Inaugural of Sustainable Development Conference of SDPI at Presidency

President Dr Arif Alvi inaugurated SDPI's 22nd conference

SDC VIDEOS

Firdous Ashiq Awan Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting.

Firdous Ashiq Awan Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Addressing SDPI's Annual SD Conference 2019.

An Exclusive talk with Former Finance Minister, Punjab Ms Aisha Ghous at SDPI's SD Conference.

Opportunities & Challenges in Digital Age

An Exclusive talk with Former Chairman Board of Investment Mr Haroon Sharif at SDPI's SD Conference

Sustainable Development in Digital Society

Youth and peace building

Youth should be given voice and space in decision making

Youth and peace building

Youth should be given voice and space in decision making

Emerging Technologies & Regional Stability

Ecological Transition in Digital Era: CPEC Perspective

THEMES

Economic Development
Consumers in the subcontinent pay the price of not having normal trade relationships between India and Pakistan. On the other hand governments of the both sides are also losing in terms of revenue. Our correspondent Muhammad Adnan talks about the conclusions drawn in the seminar on “The costs of economic non-cooperation in South Asia”.
Food Security
The united nations world food programme (WFP) and the sustainable development policy institute (SDPI) will jointly produce a new assessment of food security and nutrition in Pakistan.To kick start the physical work on ground a memorandum of understanding has been signed in Islamabad.Fatima Mansoor has the story…
Peace and Conflict
To engage in dialogue is the only way forward for dispute resolution between India and Pakistan. Member national assembly of India and former diplomat Mani Shan kar Aiyar says these dialogues should continue even at times of active hostility between the two countries. Our reporter Fatima Mansoor reports the lecture he delivered in Islamabad…
SD Conference
Challenges & Potential of SME Sector Financing in Pakistan and a Way Forward through CPEC
Environment
The alarmingly high level of mercury vapors is a threat to human health, especially of medical and paramedical staff as well as children, highlights a study titled “Mercury Levels in Air, in and around Mercury Emissions and Releases Sites in Pakistan”. The study was conducted by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in collaboration with Zero Mercury Working Group (ZMWG) and European Environment Bureau (EEB) with the financial assistance from Sigrid Raising Trust and European Commission. The study calls for a dire need of development and implementation of mercury specific policy, legislation, including national emission standard, minimum mercury level in products and licensing protocols for private institutions. Raja Taimur has more to tell…
Governance
South Asia is passing through a period of severe environmental degradation posing a threat to the security and livelihood of inhabitants. Experts are looking at climate change as a non-traditional security threat. A special panel on climate change was recently organized on two dialogues between India and Pakistan highlighting the potential risks of non-traditional threats to security. Our correspondent Raja Taimur Hassan reports…
Social Sector Development
A Discussion with Naila J Dayal on Role of minorities in nation building. Guset : Naila J Dayal Anchor : Tahir Ahmad Dhindsa
Miscellaneous
Glowing tributes were pad to Dr Enver Sajjad, the renowned playwright, for his contribution to Urdu literature, television drama, acting, and political commitments. Dr. Enver Sajjad first studied medicine and completed his MBBS from King Edward Medical College, Lahore. But, it was due to his acting skills and flair for writing short stories, plays, and novels that he earned fame. He was awarded with the Pride of Performance award in 1989.