Research Digest

  • PARLIAMENTARY RESEARCH DIGEST DECEMBER, 2017

    Uploaded on Mon, January 8, 2018

    The year 2017 has been a momentous year where Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services extended coverage of its legislative, research and capacity building endeavors from National Parliament to all four provincial assemblies. PIPS is also working closely with 17 universities offering courses on parliamentary studies. A group of four students are conducting their Mas-ters Thesis on parliamentary topics in guidance of National Parliament and PIPS. We are really encouraged by the wholesome response and words of appreciation we receive from Honoura-ble Members of Parliament and civil society for the PIPS Research Digest ...

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  • PARLIAMENTARY RESEARCH DIGEST NOVEMBER 2017

    Uploaded on Tue, November 28, 2017

    Water and air are pivotal for life on which the entire earthly ecosystem rests, sustains and prospers. Due to deforestation, depletion of natural water sources by increased population and degradation of environment through industrial and agricultural emissions, maintenance of air and water quality and quantity remains one of the major challenges for all societies. It is life-line to not only meet the ever increasing demand for irrigation purposes and production of hydelpower but it is imperative to devise an equitable and sustainable mechanism for conservation and distribution of precious water ...

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  • PARLIAMENTARY RESEARCH DIGEST OCTOBER 2017

    Uploaded on Mon, November 6, 2017

    This October, 2017 issue of PIPS Parliamentary Research Digest focuses on the recent preliminary results of the National Census 2017, which has yet again sent the alarm bells ringing the enormous impact the increased population on key provisions and amenities for the citizens. Ever since the last census was conducted (1998), Pakistan's population has increased from 132,362,279 to 207,774,520, recording an increase of 57 percent. A detailed write up tries to record key implications of enhanced population that are multi-faceted and it is bound to affect economic and social daily life of every Pakistani. Absorbing infographics ...

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  • PARLIAMENTARY RESEARCH DIGEST SEPTEMBER 2017

    Uploaded on Tue, October 17, 2017

    OPINION Election Bill 2017: An Appraisal and Way Forward Page 01 ANALYSIS Missing Women Voters in Pakistan An Urban problem Page 10 OPINION Nuclear Suppliers Group: Policy of Pakistan Page 16 ANALYSIS Burhan Wani: New Age of Kashmir Struggle Page 20

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  • PARLIAMENTARY RESEARCH DIGEST JULY - AUGUST 2017

    Uploaded on Thu, August 31, 2017

    PARLIAMENTARY HISTORY Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s Inaugural Address August 11, 1947 Page 01 Milestones of First Session of Parliament of Pakistan Page 08 OPINION Illegal Wildlife Trade in Pakistan Page 11 ANALYSIS Burhan Wani: New Age of Kashmir Struggle Page 19 CONCEPT Gender Responsive Budgeting Page 23

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  • Parliamentary Research Digest June 2017

    Uploaded on Fri, June 30, 2017

    OPINION: Pakistan’s Indigenous Narrative - an Egalitarian and Happy Society based on Peace, Tolerance and Fraternity Page 01 PARLIAMENTARY BUSINESS: Federal Budget 2017-18 - Demands for Grants and Appropriations Page 07 Senate Recommendations on Budget 2017-18 Page 17

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  • Parliamentary Research Digest May 2017

    Uploaded on Fri, May 19, 2017

    OPINION: Case Study of Pakistan The States, Society and its Statutes Page 01 ANALYSIS: Poverty and Social Sector Challenges in Context of Annual Budget Page 06 ANALYSIS: Whistleblower Protection Laws in Pakistan Page 16 OPINION: Role of Political Inclusiveness in Prosperity of Nations Page 22

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  • Parliamentary Research Digest April 2017

    Uploaded on Wed, April 26, 2017

    ANALYSIS: Sustainable Development Goals (14-17): Challenges and Opportunities Page 01 ANALYSIS: Asset Declaration Laws: A comparison of Pakistan, India,Bangladesh, Bhutan and Philippines Page 11 OPINION: French Presidential Elections 2017-A Prologue Page 19

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  • Research Digest February 2017

    Uploaded on Wed, March 1, 2017

    ANALYSIS: Creating a National Power Architecture for Pakistan Page 01 OPINION: Macroeconomic Conditions of Pakistan and Priority Areas under Annual Budget 2017-18Page 08 OPINION: CPEC: Challenges and Opportunities Page 15 ANALYSIS: Sustainable Development Goals (6-10): Challenges and Opportunities Page 17

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  • Research Digest March 2017

    Uploaded on Mon, April 3, 2017

    PARLIAMENTARY BUSINESS: Harmonization of Rules of Procedures Page 01 ANALYSIS: Sustainable Development Goals (11-13): Challenges and Opportunities Page 05 OPINION: Women Empowerment Initiatives and Strategies to curb Gender Based Violence Page 11 ANALYSIS: From Water Shortage to Water Scarcity Page 15 OPINION: Rights of Minorities and Human Rights in Pakistan Page 22

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