Maximising the benefits of CPEC – Pakistan, November

Date: 5th November 2019

Time: 0900hrs-1700hrs

Location: Seminar Hall, RIMMS, NUST H-12 Campus, Islamabad


The International Network for Government Science Advice (​) is a collaborative platform whose mission is to provide a forum for policy makers, practitioners, national academies, and researchers to share experience, build capacity and develop theoretical and practical approaches to the Use of Scientific Evidence in Informing Policy at All Levels of Government.

The Asia chapter of INGSA is organising a one day workshop jointly with NUST and National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS) for the first time in Pakistan to undertake discourse on utilising science for maximising benefits of the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which is one of the most important development initiative in Pakistan’s history.

Objective of the Workshop:
1. Introduce INGSA and INGSA-Asia
2. Create awareness on importance of using scientific evidence in policy formulation through case studies
3. Discuss CPEC related potential effects on climate change, social integration and economy.

To apply to attend the workshop please fill the google form available at:

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​​Workshop Registration is free. Lunch, Tea and workshop certificates shall be provided for the participants.

Who Should Attend
​​Policy Makers, Practitioners, National academies, Representatives from NGOs/Think Tank, Researchers and Industrialists

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​Video Messages from Sir Peter Gluckman (INGSA Chair) and Prof Abhi Veerakumarasivam (INGSA Asia Chair)

Dr. Hammad M. Cheema (INGSA Asia Steering Committee Member)

Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan (Member Economic Advisory Council Government of Pakistan, Principal & Dean, S3H-NUST)​

Dr. Altamash Janjua (Deputy Secretary, Institutional Reforms Cell, Prime Minister’s Office)

Shakeel Ahmad Ramay (Senior Political Economist, Executive Director Zalmi Foundation)​​

Dr. Salma Siddiqui (Head of Behavioral Science Dept, NUST)

Dr. Irfan Khan (Professor Environmental Governance & Climate Change, IIUI)​