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Pakistan’s Constitution is a national-level social contract and in the light of Islamic teachings every Pakistani is bound to abide by it. National-level disputes and conflicts, which are shared by all and not linked  .....
 
Muslim jurists’ support for monarchy in times of discord, as an alternative system to Islamic caliphate, was based on their understanding that Islam does not provide a specific framework to. .....
 
Islam puts great emphasis on justice, rights and rule of law: religious scholars
Islam has laid down some guiding principles on justice, rights and responsibilities, equality and rule of law, which should become the basis of any political system that undertakes to govern an Islamic state..........
 
Religious scholars and religious-political parties will have to work for improvement in the current political system of Pakistan while staying within the country’s constitutional framework and system of government. .....
 
Robust political will, enhanced operational capacity and depoliticizing of police force, and better coordination between law enforcement and intelligence agencies are imperative to effectively tackle the ongoing unrest and .......
 
The lack of political will and accountability, delay in formulating education policy, insufficient education budget, declining standards and commercialization are the major obstacles in education prosperity in Pakistan. .. ...
 
Pakistani government should initiate long-term projects in education sector which would introduce students of religious seminaries, or madrassas, and universities to modern ways of research and learning. Also, .. ...
 
Pak Institute for Peace Studies organized a three-day international conference in Kathmandu, Nepal from February 28 to March 2, 2014 in conjunction with Beijing–based Institute of Ethnic Minority Groups Development Research .. ...
 
The state of education in Pakistan is miserable and requires an emergency response. The developing nations are progressing fast because of their investment in education. Both Pakistani state and society have to realize that the .. ...
 
The federal and provincial governments should take immediate steps required to implement the Article 25-A of the Constitution which ensures the free and ...
   
Conflicting notions of Pakistan’s ideology, extremist interpretations of religion and lack of tolerance among most of Pakistanis are at ...
 
Ambiguous state policies, incoherent and often conflicting institutional responses, distorted education syllabi, and media’s ...

It is not so much the religious conflict as a matter of social behaviours that fuels intolerance and extremism in ...

Diversity is will of God and we should accept that. All religions preach similar truths and virtues, which along with shared...

Education is a fundamental right of every Pakistani citizen. Also, it is a religious obligation of every Muslim. All political parties should prioritize education...

Objective and analytic reporting can enhance awareness of human rights and significantly challenge pervasive impunity for perpetrators of violations in Pakistan, participants of a media training learned here. Journalists from all parts of Pakistan attended the two-day media training workshop, which...

The information explosion has lifted the role of journalists from traditional story tellers to analytical and investigative reporters who have the professional capacity and abilities to think critically and link the available information to its larger political, socioeconomic and other related dimensions...

As dynamics of conflicts in Pakistan vary from region to region, journalists and media persons should try to understand the local contexts of conflicts in order to report and analyze them objectively as well as to ensure their ...

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) organized two-day activities in Islamabad on November 5-6 to bring madrassa students into interaction with other Pakistani youths educated form mainstream educational...

Lack of a culture of research and enquiry, indifference to modern education, and growing trends of sectarianism and religious extremism are the key...

Religious radicalism has many forms and manifestations and affects almost every segment of Pakistani society in one way or the other...

Broader interaction and coordination among state and various segments of society are needed to reach at a better...

Pakistan’s education system has inadequate capacity and substance to promote the spirit of inquiry, thirst for knowledge and critical ...

Pakistan’s religious organizations and scholars have a lot to learn from the non-political and public-oriented approach of...

Scholars, policy advisors and representatives of academic and research institutes acknowledged the role of religious scholars in promoting peace and ...

The Pakistani and Afghan media can play a significant role in challenging myths, removing misconceptions and bringing the two countries and their people closer, said journalists from Pakistan and Afghanistan here...

The Islamist organizations construct their arguments around religion and political rhetoric to effectively propagate their violent ideologies...

Safety of journalists must be the top priority for media organisations as well as state institutions in order to ensure the freedom...

Western political thoughts and intellectual trends, which are not contradictory to basic Islamic principles, can be followed and implemented in political and state systems of Pakistan. We need knowledge-based, and not belief-based, intellectual discourses to respond to emerging local and global challenges...

Madrasa students should enhance their interaction with other segments of the society and influence others by presenting themselves as role models of ...

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) and a thirteen member Ulama Advisory Board, which comprises religious scholars ...

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) and a team of prominent religious scholars (Ulama), representing all Islamic sects ...

Prominent religious scholars, representing various schools of thought, pledged to strive for a peaceful and tolerant society in Pakistan. They emphasized that differences of opinion should not be used as a channel to engender ...

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) in collaboration with the Islamic Relief Pakistan (IRP), organized a two day training workshop entitled ...

Conflicting perceptions of the traditional religious forces and secular moderate circles have confused the course of determining national ...

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) launched an initiative aimed at enhancing bilateral media contacts and co-operation between Afghan ...

Violent tendencies are increasing in Pakistan as compared to other Muslim countries. Though people are against Taliban but they do not openly ...........

On 04 August 2010, Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS), in collaboration with United States Institute of Peace (USIP) organized a seminar on “Counter-Radicalization Strategies” at a local hotel in Islamabad. Leading ............

It is important to challenge the extremist and literalist interpretations of Islam to prevent further radicalization in Pakistan and defeat the militant groups operating in the country............

After September 11, 2001 the militant networks have become stronger and well entrenched in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan (FATA); while the militant economy...........

The Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) organized a policy dialogue on “Militant Media and its Trends in Pakistan” on 17 December 2009 in Islamabad. In his introductory remarks, PIPS director...........

An analysis of militants’ media in Pakistan evading discussion on the role of the mainstream media will not be a true description of the ‘narrative’ being...........

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) conducted a national seminar on Understanding the ‘Jihad Print Media’ in Pakistan and its Impact on 20 October in Islamabad. The seminar brought together a large number of ...........

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) organized a Focus Group Discussion, Importance of Kashmir Issue in Af-Pak Policy: Fundamental or Marginal ...........

Pak Institute for Peace Studies organized a daylong workshop for print and TV journalists from Punjab, NWFP and Azad Kashmir. Forty journalists working in cities and far-flung rural areas took part in the workshop held to ...........

“Militants wanted power, not Nizam-e-Adl,” said federal minister for religious affairs while addressing a two days international seminar titled...........

Radicalization has become too a complex phenomenon in Pakistan to be tackled by media alone. Media should, however, play the role of a ...........

“The radical groups and radicalization are undermining the norms and values of tolerance, co-existence, peace and pluralism in Pakistani...................

The way Pakistani media has glorified the radicals and militants has not only emboldened the radical groups and organizations but has also caused an increase in the trend and level of radicalization in Pakistani society. The...............

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) organized a full-day media workshop on Radicalization in Pakistan at Peshawar on August 21, 2008. A large number of senior journalists and media-persons were present at the.............

Although we could not prevent them but there is still possibility to resolve the conflicts in Balochistan and reduce the miseries of the Baloch people if the new government works upon it whole heatedly, the participants in “A Dialogue on Balochistan” observed this................

Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) and Institute of Ethnic Minority Groups Development Research (IEMGDR) jointly organized an international symposium on “Religion and Security” in Beijing, China, from October ...........
 

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