Islamabad Security Dialogue

Together for Ideas

17th - 18th March in Islamabad, 2021

About the Event

The Islamabad Security Dialogue is Pakistan's premier forum that brings together global and local intelligentsia to debate Pakistan's critical national security issues, and generate ideas shaping global society and the future of human civilization.

Event Schedule

Inaugural Address

Keynote
Speaker

H.E. Prime Minister Imran Khan

*Closed Session, Attendance Only Through Special Invitations Sent Separately

Comprehensive National Security

Convener

Amb. (R) Fauzia
M. Sana

Director Global and Regional Studies, Institute for Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis, National Defence University

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Moeed
Yusuf

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Security Division and Strategic Policy Planning

Moderator

Amb. (R) Riaz
H. Khokhar

Former Foreign Secretary

Speaker

Lt. Gen. (R) Aamer Riaz HI(M)

Former President, National Defence University

Speaker

Amb. (R) Riaz Muhammad Khan

Former Foreign Secretary

Speaker

Amb. (R) Cameron Munter

Former US Ambassador to Pakistan

Economic Security at the Core

Convener

Air Chief Marshal (R) Kaleem Saadat

President, Centre
for Aerospace &
Security Studies

Keynote Speaker

Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood

Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production, and Investment

Distinguished Speaker

Dr. Shamshad Akhtar

Former Governor, State Bank of Pakistan


Moderator

Dr. Usman W. Chohan

Director Economics, Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies


Speaker

Dr. Miles
Kahler

Distinguished Professor, School of International Service, American University


Speaker

Dr. Joseph
Aldy

Professor of Practice, John. F. Kennedy Schoolof Government, Harvard University


Speaker

Mr. Haroon
Sharif

Former Chairman Board of Investment, Government of Pakistan

Opening Session

Keynote
Speaker

Chief of Army Staff
General Qamar Javed Bajwa

*Closed Session, Attendance Only Through Special Invitations Sent Separately

Responsibility Within: Instituting a Human Security Paradigm

Convener

Amb. (R) Nadeem Riyaz

President, Institute of Regional Studies

Moderator

Ms. Amber
Rahim Shamsi

Head of Communications, Tabadlab

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Sania
Nishtar

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Faisal
Sultan

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health

Keynote Speaker

Mr. Malik
Amin Aslam

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change

Speaker

Mr. Ihsan
Ghani

Former National Coordinator, National Counter Terrorism Authority

Regional Peace and Security


Keynote

Mr. Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Foreign Minister

Convener &
Moderator

Amb. (R) Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry

Director General, Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad


Speaker

Dr. Hu
Shisheng

Director, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations


Speaker

Amb. (R) Jalil Abbas Jilani

Former Foreign
Secretary


Speaker

Ms. Laurel
Miller

Director Asia Programs, International Crisis Group


Speaker

Amb. (R) Dr. Akbar S. Ahmed

Professor, School of International Service, American University

Evolving World Order and Pakistan


Convener

Brig. (R) Rashid
Wali Janjua

Acting President, Islamabad Policy Research Institute


Moderator

Dr. Huma
Baqai

Professor, Institute of Business Administration

Keynote
Speaker

Ms. Hina
Rabbani Khar

Former Foreign Minister

Keynote
Speaker

Mr. Ali
Jehangir Siddiqui

Ambassador at Large

Keynote
Speaker

Mr. Mushahid Hussain Sayed

Chairman, Pakistan-China Institute

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