Welcome to
Beaconhouse National University

BNU Launches Policy Research Publications in Collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Pakistan

On February 13, 2024, Beaconhouse National University (BNU) marked a momentous occasion with the inauguration of its Policy Research Publications, a product of its vibrant collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Pakistan.

The distinguished gathering witnessed the presence of notable figures, including Ambassador (R) Mansoor Ahmad Khan, Dr. Niels Hegewisch (Country Director of FES Pakistan), Dr. Hafeez A. Pasha (Professor Emeritus), Dr. Moeed Yusuf (Vice Chancellor BNU), Dr. Aisha Ghaus Pasha (Minister of State for Finance and Revenue), and Mr. Shehzad Qazi (non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Policy and managing director of China Beige Book International).

The event commenced with a warm welcome from Ambassador (R) Mansoor Ahmad Khan, setting the tone for insightful discussions ahead. Dr. Niels Hegewisch followed with enlightening remarks, emphasizing the significance of collaborative endeavors in shaping policy discourse.

Dr. Hafeez A. Pasha presented a thought-provoking analysis from his latest work, "Human Security in Pakistan," while Dr. Moeed Yusuf shared insights from his co-authored publication, "Pakistan's Geo-Economic Pivot," alongside Dr. Rabia Akhtar.

The ensuing dialogue delved into the nuanced aspects of the research, enriched by commentary from Dr. Hafeez A. Pasha, Dr. Aisha Ghaus Pasha, and Mr. Shehzad Qazi, each offering unique perspectives on the critical themes explored in the publications.

A stimulating Q&A session allowed attendees to engage directly with the speakers, fostering a deeper understanding of the research findings and their implications for policymaking. Ambassador (R) Mansoor Ahmad Khan delivered closing remarks, underscoring the collaborative spirit driving impactful policy solutions.

This initiative marks a significant milestone in BNU's commitment to fostering scholarly dialogue and advancing evidence-based policymaking in Pakistan.

The Beaconhouse Group
Arrow-Top Created with Sketch.