STAFF REPORT ISB: Common man oriented national policies involving all stakeholders are key to resolve prevailing issues of a complex paradigm of human security issues in the country.
A broad spectrum of eminent scholars from across the country identified key issues and recommended remedies to trouble shoot deepening issues of human security on the conclusion of a two-day national conference at National Defence University (NDU).
The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at NDU organized the conference in collaboration with German foundation Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS).
NDU President, Lt Gen Javed Iqbal, said that theme of the conference focused on issues including terrorism, climatic change, population explosion, small arms proliferation, ethno-nationalism, sectarianism, unbridled media and deteriorated energy sector. Seasoned scholars and researchers emphasized on people-friendly-policies; upholding rule of law; initiating critical thinking and bridging gap between the skills required for prevailing job market and higher education which is incompatible; public-private partnership; effective planning and coordination and accountability and good governance. “Rule of law and its implementation is one of the cardinal prerequisite to the resolution of complex problem being faced by Pakistan,” said eminent author Imtiaq Gul in his remarks.
Dr Tugral Yamin emphasized on well-set coordination and correct planning figures to effectively execute the procedures to help IDPs.