Gallery Israeli Aggression in Gaza and Peace in Middle East Session “Crisis in Sudan” held at The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs on 3 June 2023. The book launch ceremony of Ambassador Zamir Akram’s book “The Security Imperative: Pakistan’s Nuclear Deterrence and Diplomacy” held at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs on 18 March 2023. Roundtable discussion on Lawfare Discussion on a special issue of The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs held on 13 February 2023 Session on “Fall of Dhaka: Unlearned Lessons held at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs held on 16 December 2022.” 75th Anniversary conference “Pakistan and The Changing Global Order” held on 14 and 15 December 2022. Blue Economy: An Avenue for Development in Pakistan Session on Crisis in Sri Lanka: Lessons for Pakistan held at The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, on 25 June 2022 Session on “The Status of Minorities in India” Held at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs on 28 May 2022 The book launch ceremony of Dr Masuma Hasan’s memoir “Pakistan in an Age of Turbulence” Held at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs on 5 November 2021. Emerging Geostrategic Contestation in Asia. Challenges and Opportunities For Pakistan Seminar/Webinar held on 3 February 2021. Dr Muhammad Reza Kazimi, academician and historian addressed the members of The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs (PIIA) held on Wednesday 19 February 2020 in the Library of the Institute. Conference on Kashmir: The Way Forward 29 – 30 January 2020 Conference on Climate Change: An Existential Challenge for Pakistan held on 03 – 04 May 2019 Conference on Peace in South Asia: Opportunities and Challenges held on15-16 November 2017 Ambassador Najmuddin A. Shaikh, former Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, addressed the members of The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs on “Indian elections of 2014: Impact on the region and Pakistan-India relation’s held on Friday, 30 May 2014 at the Library of the Institute” Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, President of Pakistan, addressed the members of the Institute at Sindh Governor’s House held on Tuesday 29 April, 2014. Renowned architect and urban planner Arif Hasan addressed the members of the Institute on “Karachi’s Changing Demographics and Urban Strife”, in the Library of the Institute held on 12 March 2014. His Excellency Jesper Moller Sorensen, Ambassador of Denmark in Pakistan, addressed the members of the Institute on “Enhancing Danish-Pakistan Relations and Denmark in the European Union”, held on 17 February 2014 in the Library of the Institute. Dr. Francis Robinson, CBE, DL, Professor of History of South Asia, addressed the members of the Institute on “Iranian influences on South Asia” held on 15 February 2014 in the Library of the Institute. Rajmohan Gandhi, historian, biographer and former member of Rajya Sabha India addressed the members of the Institute on “The state of India’s democracy” held on 8 February 2014 in the Library of the Institute. A roundtable with Hakan Gok, Assistant Professor, Maulana Rumi University, Konya, Turkey and Salim Cevik, Lecturer, School of Government, Ipek University, Ankara, Turkey, in the Library of the Institute held on 30 January 2014. Dr. Satya Pal Anand, Professor, Comparative Literature at the University of District of Columbia, Washington DC, addressed the members of the Institute on ‘Global versus Regional – A comparative approach to problems facing us today’ held on 14 December 2013 in the Library of the Institute. Sherry Rehman, former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States of America, addressed the members of the Institute on ‘Transition and Opportunity: Regional Peace and the Strategic Imagination’ held on14 October 2013 in the Library of the Institute. Eminent economist Dr. Shahid Hasan Siddiqui addressed the members of the Institute on ‘Strategy for Accelerated Economic Development in Pakistan’, held on 22 August 2013 in the Library of the Institute. Dr. Kaiser Bengali and Haris Gazdar addressed the members of the Institute on ‘Post Elections Economic and Political Analysis’ held on 7 June 2013 in the Library of the Institute. Ambassador Shahid Amin, Ambassador Mansur Alam and Nausheen Wasi spoke on ‘Party Positions on Foreign Policy’ held on 2 May 2013 in the library of the Institute. Andrey V. Demidov, Consul General of the Russian Federation spoke on ‘65 years of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Russia’ held on 26 April 2013 in the library of the Institute Zubeida Mustafa, Dr. Kaiser Bengali and Haris Gazdar discussed ‘Party Manifestos and the Future of Pakistan’s Economy’ held on 13 April 2013 in the library of the Institute Michael Dodman, Consul General of the United States of America talked on the “US Foreign Policy and US-Pakistan Bilateral Relations” held on 3 April 2013. A delegation from the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) addressed a round-table session on “Pakistan-China Relations” held on 4 December 2012 Dr. Kamal Hossain, former Foreign Minister of Bangladesh spoke on “Building a peaceful South Asia responsive to the aspirations of all our peoples” held on 24 September 2012. Mr. Shabbir Mansuri, Chief Executive Officer / Founding Director of Institute on Religion and Civic Values (IRCV), USA. He spoke on: Religious Pluralism in the United States of America held on 15 June 2012 in Library of the Institute. Ms. Zubeida Mustafa, has been awarded a lifetime achievement award by the International Women’s Media Foundation USA. She speaks on: Role of the media in Pakistani’s Socio-Economic Development held on 19 May 2012 in the Institute Liabrary Mr Riaz Mohammad Khan former Foreign Secretary of Pakistan addressed on the topic “After Osama bin Laden.” held on 16 May 2012 His Excellency Mr.Adam Thomson CMG, British High Commissioner in Pakistan, will address the member of the Institute on “UK-Pakistan Foreign Policy” on Friday 27 April 2012 at 3:30 p.m sharp, in the Liabrary of the Institute. His Excellency will be accompanied by Mr. francis campbell, British Deputy High Commissioner in Karachi A conversation on US Assistance to Pakistan Speaker: Dr George Perkovich, VP studies and Director, Nuclear Policy Mr. toby Dalton, Program, Carriage Endowment for International and peace Washington DC, USA An interactive session on “US- Pakistan Strategic cooperation” held on 25 Febrary 2012. Ambassadar (RETD) James A.Larocco, National Defence University colonel (Retd) John Jack Jill,, NDU, MR. Zachary J. Meyer NDU Dr Sarah Ansari, head of the history Department, Royal Holloway University of London, addressing an interactive session on “India, Pakistan and the 1948 British Nationality Act” held on 28 December 2011 in the Liabrary of the Institute Seminar on “Importance of Contemporary IRAN in the Middle East and the World”. President of the Seminar, Dr. Abdur Rahim Gawahi. held on PIIA Liabrary 22 November, 2011 Ambassador (Retd) Dennis Kux, Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC addressed an interactive session on “State of the US- Pakistan Relationship”, held on Monday 21 November 2011 The member of Press Club Mumbai visit PIIA for general discussion held on 17 November 2011. (22 Member group) Mr. Moin R.khan, Chairman of Pakistan Association of Petroleum Geo Scientists and General Manager Exploration, PPL. Topic “Energy potential and meeting the challenge of Energy Gap in Pakistan” Dr. Ishan Yilmaz, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey, on “Contemporary Turkish Politics in the light of State Law Relations”, held on 29 October 2011. Leading French Scholar, Dr. Jean- Paul Bled, Prof.Emeritus University of Sorbonne, Paris, France addressed a select roundtable session on “French and the Arab World” held on 27 September 2011 Mr Majid Aziz former president of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry visited PIIA in a rountable discussion on “The situation in karachi and its impact on Pakistan’s Economy” held on 8 September 2011 Mr. Riaz Mohammad Khan, former Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, addressed the members of the Institute and guests on 16 May 2011, on After Osama Bin Laden’ A delegation of students from Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), led by Dr. Riaz A. Sheikh, visited the Institute on 21 April 2011. The students exchanged views with S. A. Minam Jafri, Honorary Secretary, S. M. Fazal, Honorary Treasure and the research staff. They showed keen interest in the history and working of the Institute A lecture to discuss the situation in Egypt was arranged on 4 March 2011. Ambassador Shahid M. Amin spoke on “Egyptian Revolution and Beyond” and Dr. Shahid Hassan Siddiqui , Chairman, Research Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (RIIBF), spoke on “Egyptian Revolution: Is it Relevant to Pakistan?” On 11 December 2010, an interactive session was held on “WikiLeaks and After”. The main contributors were Mansoor Alam, former Ambassador of Pakistan on “WikiLeak’s Impact on International Diplomacy” and Mazhar Abbas, senior journalist, anchorperson and former Secretary-General of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on “WikiLeaks: Access to Information” On 4 December 2010, an interactive session was held to mark the international campaign for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. The speakers were. Shagufta Alizai, Development Consultant and Founding Member of the Women’s Action Forum, on “Milestones in the Women’s Movement in Pakistan” Maliha Zia Lari, Advocate and Gender and Law Consultant, on “Enforcing Affirmative Legislation” and Arif Hasan, Architect and Urban Planner, on “Changing Gender and Family Structures.” On 2 November 2010, Colonel AG Walden, Defence Attache of the Embassy of Sweden accompanied by Stefan Lof and Christian Schmidt of the Swedish Ministry of Defence and M. Moonis, Councul General of Sweden in Karachi visited the Institute and addressed a roundtable session on “Pakistan’s Energy Supply and Situation” On 30 October 2010, a roundtable was held in collaboration with the Russian Centre of Science and Culture to commemorate the 65 anniversary of the founding of the United Nations Organisation. Talks were delivered by A. V. Demidov, Counsel General of the Russian Federation in Karachi on “Russian Vision of the Role of the UN in the Contemporary World” and Dr. Tanveer Khalid, Professor of Political Science, University of Karachi, on “Developing Countries and the United Nations” On 16 October 2010, Dr. Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for US Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York; Director of the Civil Society, Markets and Democracy Initiatives; and Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program held an interactive session with the members of the Institute on “US Foreign Policy” On 9 October 2010, a commemorative session was held for Fatehyab Ali Khan, former Chairman of The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs. The speakers were Justice (R) Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim, Dr. Masuma Hasan, Agha Masood Hussain, Hafeez Lakho and Nausheen Wasi. Walter Russell Mead, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for American Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), visited the Institute on 6 August 2010 and delivered a lecture on “Future of American Foreign Policy.” Dr Anatol Lieven, Professor, Department of War Studies, King’s College, London, visited the Institute on 18 April 2009 and spoke on “Changing Nature of War and War Studies.” Dr. Stephen R. Grand, Fellow and Director of the Saban Center at Brookings Project on US Relations with the Islamic World, visited the Institute on 19 February 2009 and spoke on “US Relations with the Islamic World.” A seminar, “Islamic Revolution of Iran: Consequences and Achievements” , to commemorate the 30 anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran was jointly organized by The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs and the Pakistan-Iran Friendship Association held on 31 January 2009. Zorica McCarthy, Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, visited the Institute on 26 April 2008 and spoke on “Australian Security Policy.” Peter L. Fedon, Country Director, Asian Development Bank, visited the Institute on 3 April 2008 and spoke on “Role of the Asian Development Bank in Pakistan’s Development.” Admiral Muhammad Afzal Tahir, Chief of the Naval Staff, visited the Institute on 8 February 2008 and addressed the members of the Institute and guests on “Threat of Terrorism and Security of Ocean Trade: What contributions can the Pakistan Navy make?” Dr. Robert C. Myrtle, Professor, University of Southern California, visited the Institute on 13 December 2005 and delivered a lecture on “Disparities in International Health Care and its Standards.” Ambassador Karamatullah K. Ghrori visited the Institute on 31 August 2004 and delivered a lecture on “American Role in Near East and South Asia.” Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan, Chairman, Grand Democratic Alliance of Pakistan, visited the Institute on 26 July 2004 and shared his personal impressions with the members and guests. Dr. Greg Mills, Director, South Africa Institute of International Affairs, visited the Institute on 14 July 2004 and delivered a lecture on “An Overview of the International Situation.” Seminar to commemorate 55 anniversary of Pakistan-Russia/USSR diplomatic relations, held on 12 May 2003 Naimatullah Khan, City Mayor, Karachi, visited the Institute on 31 December 2002 and shared his thoughts with the members of the Institute and guests. Ambassador Mansoor Alam, Director-General, Foreign Services Academy visited the Institute on 2 February 2002 and delivered a talk on “Foreign Policy and Religion.” General Pervez Musharraf, Chief Executive of Pakistan, visited the Institute on 23 June 2000 and delivered a talk on “Pakistan’s Foreign Policy.” Seminar to commemorate 50 anniversary of Pakistan-China diplomatic relations held on 30 May 2001 Dr. Karl Fischer, former German Ambassador to Pakistan, visited the Institute on 28 April 2000 and delivered a talk on 10 Years of United Germany: A Personal Statement.