Research Digest

  • 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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  • Research Digest December 2016

    Uploaded on Thu, December 29, 2016

    OPINION: Mohammad Ali Jinnah: An Advocate of Fundamental Rights Page 01 ANALYSIS: Kashmir Issue: A Humanitarian Crisis Page 04 Annual Reports of the Senate and the National Assembly Page 13 ANALYSIS: Lahore Smog: A Consequence of Air Pollution Page 18

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  • Research Digest January 2017

    Uploaded on Thu, January 26, 2017

    OPINION: SDGs and the Parliament Page 01 ANALYSIS: SDGs and their Impact on International Relations Page 03 ANALYSIS: SDGs: Challenges and Opportunities Page 06 PARLIAMENTARY BUSINESS: Report of Expert Hearing on Draft Election Bill 2017 Page 16 OPINION: Urbanization in Pakistan: Trends, drivers and Consequences Page 19

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  • Research Digest November 2016

    Uploaded on Thu, December 1, 2016

    PARLIAMENTARY ANALYSIS FATA Reforms Page 01 POLICY BRIEF Human Rights & Parliament in Pakistan Page 07 Emergence of Judicialization of Politics in Pakistan Page 13 OPINION: Turkey in Comity of Nations Page 18

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  • Research Digest October 2016

    Uploaded on Thu, October 27, 2016

    ANALSIS: Regional Trade Challenges of Pakistan Page 01 OPINION: Geopolitics in the Indian Ocean Page 08 ANALYSIS: Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 in the Light of Provisions of the Constitution of Pakistan 1973 Page 15 COMMENT: Interpretation of a Statute Page 19

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  • Research Digest July 2016

    Uploaded on Fri, July 29, 2016

    ANALYSIS: National Forest Policy 2015: An Appraisal Page 01 OPINION: Engaging Civil Soci-ety for a Construc-tive Dialogue on Population and Fundamental Rights Page 09 CONCEPT & OPINION: Integrated/Hybrid Model of Legislative Drafting: Impact of Policy Research on Legislative Drafting Page 14 ANALYSIS: Pakistan: Friend or Foe in the Fight against Terrorism? Page 19

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  • Research Digest September 2016

    Uploaded on Fri, September 23, 2016

    OPINION: Challenges of Human Security in South Asia Page 01 ANALYSIS: Gap Analysis of Macro-economy Page 11 The UN Convention on the rights of the Child: A Critique Page 17 PARLIAMENTARY BUSINESS: Brief on Legislative Process in Pakistan Page 22

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  • Research Digest August 2016

    Uploaded on Tue, September 6, 2016

    This PIPS Parliamentary Research Digest (August 2016 edition) is dedicated to the father of the Nation, Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and around 4.5 million Pakistanis who laid down their lives during the migration to their new homeland, Pakistan, in 1947. The 10th August, 2016 marks the 69th anniversary of the creation and commencement of first Constituent Assembly of Pakistan on August 10, 1947 in Kara-chi. The digest covers the text of a momentous resolution passed at the National Assembly of Pakistan to commemorate the day and reiterate country’s commitment towards a pluralistic parliamentary ...

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