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CODE PAKISTAN assists the government in gathering women leaders against extremism

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February 1, 2018: CODE PAKISTAN assisted the Government of Pakistan in organizing a conference to bring together a diverse group of female leaders to discuss the role of women in national peacebuilding efforts to counter violence and extremism. The attending participants ranged from religious sch...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds judicial consultations in Islamabad

Judicial Consultations

December 19, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held a round of national judicial consultations with the judges from all over Pakistan in Islamabad today. The national judicial consultations were held in Islamabad with an aim to get their perspective on the high number of under-trial prisoners and how to addres...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds consultations with prisons officials in Islamabad

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December 15, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN, in collaboration with the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), held a round of consultations with senior-level prisons officials from all the four provinces of Pakistan as well as Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) in Islamabad today...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds consultations with KP Bar Council

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December 14, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held a round of consultations with lawyers of the KP Bar Council in Mansehra today. The consultations with KP Bar were held with an aim to get the lawyers’ perspective on the high number of under-trial prisoners and how to address overcrowding in prisons with spec...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds consultations with Sindh Bar Council

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November 22, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held a round of consultations with lawyers of the Sindh Bar Council in Karachi today. The consultations with Sindh Bar were held with an aim to get the lawyers’ perspective on the high number of under-trial prisoners and how to address overcrowding in prisons with...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds consultations with Balochistan Bar Council

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November 21, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held a round of consultations with lawyers of the Balochistan Bar Council in Quetta today. The consultations with Balochistan Bar were held with an aim to get the lawyers’ perspective on the high number of under-trial prisoners and how to address overcrowding in p...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds consultations with Islamabad Bar Council

Islamabad Bar

October 23, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held a round of consultations with over 20 lawyers of the Islamabad Bar Council today. The consultations with Islamabad Bar were held with an aim to get the lawyers’ perspective on the high number of under-trial prisoners and how to address overcrowding in prisons ...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds consultations with Punjab Bar Council

Punjab Bar

October 26, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held a round of consultations with lawyers of the Punjab Bar Council in Lahore today. The consultations with Punjab Bar were held with an aim to get the lawyers’ perspective on the high number of under-trial prisoners and how to address overcrowding in prisons with...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds consultations with Judges at the KP Judicial Academy

KP Judicial Academy

October 20, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held a round of consultations with the judges of KP at the KP Judicial Academy in Peshawar today. The consultations with judges were held at the KP Judicial Academy with an aim to get their perspective on the high number of under-trial prisoners and how to address ...

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CODE on Peace Insight

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September 28, 2017: Peace Insight, the world’s leading resource on local peacebuilding, has listed CODE PAKISTAN in its database of the top organizations working for peacebuilding in Pakistan. Peace Insight is based on the research of a unique network o...

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Consultations with Senior Criminal Justice Officials

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July 28, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held two-day consultations with senior criminal justice officials of the federal government of Pakistan as well as the officials of the provincial governments of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Punjab, Sindh, as well as Gilgit-Baltistan. The consultations were h...

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Appreciation for CODE PAKISTAN from the National Security Adviser

NSA Appreciation

June 30, 2017: The Honorable National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Nasser Khan Janjua HI(M) has appreciated the efforts of CODE PAKISTAN in holding the National Consultations on Afghan Refugees in Pakistan and producing a comprehensive report on their proceedings. In his remarks in the lette...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds meetings with officials of Balochistan Government in Quetta

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June 10, 2017: A team of CODE PAKISTAN researchers, comprising Mr. Babur Ghani and Ms. Saba Imran, visited Quetta on June 8-9, 2017, to hold meetings with criminal justice officials of the Balochistan Government. During the two-day visit, the research team of CODE PAKISTAN held meetings with vari...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds meetings with officials of Sindh Government in Karachi

Sindh Government

June 6, 2017: A team of CODE PAKISTAN researchers, comprising Mr. Babur Ghani and Ms. Saba Imran, visited Karachi to hold meetings with criminal justice officials of the Sindh Government. During the visit, the research team of CODE PAKISTAN held meetings with various high-ranking officials of the...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds meetings with officials of Punjab Government in Lahore

Punjab Government

May 26, 2017: A team of CODE PAKISTAN researchers, comprising Mr. Babur Ghani and Ms. Saba Imran, visited Lahore on May 24-25, 2017, to hold meetings with criminal justice officials of the Punjab Government. During the two-day visit, the research team of CODE PAKISTAN held meetings with various h...

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CODE PAKISTAN holds meetings with officials of KP Government in Peshawar

KP Government

May 22, 2017: A team of CODE PAKISTAN researchers, comprising Mr. Babur Ghani and Ms. Saba Imran, visited Peshawar to hold meetings with criminal justice officials of the KP Government. During the visit the research team of CODE PAKISTAN held meetings with high-ranking officials of the Home Depar...

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CODE PAKISTAN at Jessup Law Competition

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April 13, 2017: Founder and President CODE PAKISTAN Mr. Dilawar Khan is invited as part of the judging committee for the 2017 international rounds of Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, held in Washington D.C. from April 9 to 15, 2017. This year, the Jessup Competition has ...

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Launch of Surfsafe Pakistan

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March 24, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN launched Surfsafe Pakistan https://surfsafe.pk today. Surfsafe Pakistan is a portal for reporting online extremist content. The launch ceremony of Surfsafe Pakistan was presided over by National Coordinator NACTA Mr. Ihsan Ghani Khan...

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Consultations with senior government officials on Afghan Refugees

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February 28, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held a consultative session with senior Government of Pakistan officials in Islamabad as part of the National Consultations on Afghan Refugees in Pakistan. Team CODE PAKISTAN gave the senior officials of the Government of Pakistan a detailed presentation about the...

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Ministry of Interior acknowledges CODE PAKISTAN’s assistance in Supreme Court

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February 4, 2017: In a written reply to the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan, mentioned CODE PAKISTAN's upcoming Madrassahs Audit Reporting Standardization (MARS) Project with reference to madrassah reform. CODE PAKISTAN has been in consultations with th...

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NACTA requests CODE PAKISTAN to Conduct a Study on Prison Overcrowding

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February 3, 2017: Prison overcrowding has been identified in many studies as one of the major problems in prisons in Pakistan. According to the World Prison Brief, Pakistan reached an occupancy rate of 171.6 percent in 2015 with its 80,169 inmates in 88 prisons administered by the provincial gove...

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Second Round of National Consultations on Afghan Refugees

National Consultations on Afghan Refugees

January 24, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held the second round of National Consultations on Afghan Refugees in Islamabad today. The event was part of CODE PAKISTAN’s ongoing project “National Consultations on Afghan Refugees: From Ideas to Implementation” in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Comm...

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First Round of National Consultations on Afghan Refugees

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January 10, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN held the first round of National Consultations on Afghan Refugees in Islamabad today. The two-round consultation process is being organized by CODE PAKISTAN with the aim of responding to the need for a comprehensive national legislation and policy formulation on Af...

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First Meeting of Steering Committee on NCEP

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October 18, 2016: President CODE PAKISTAN Dilawar Khan participated in the first meeting of the steering committee on the National Counter Extremism Policy (NCEP). The meeting was called by the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) to discuss the formulation of the NCEP. The session called...

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Briefing to SIL Volunteers on Refugee Consultation

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October 14, 2016: President CODE PAKISTAN Dilawar Khan had a detailed session with the students of the School of International Law (SIL) in Islamabad on CODE PAKISTAN's upcoming project on holding national-level consultations with relevant stakeholders on Afghan refugees with an aim to derive pol...

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President CODE PAKISTAN at RSIL

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August 11, 2016: President CODE PAKISTAN Dilawar Khan gave a talk on "Domestic Legal Response to Refugees" at the Research Society of International Law (RSIL). The talk was part of RSIL’s International Law Certification Course (ILCC). Bringing to bear his expertise o...

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Special Session with Psychiatrists on CVE

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August 02, 2016: CODE PAKISTAN, in coordination and consultation with NACTA, organized a specialized session with leading psychiatrists of the country. Selected doctors from Karachi, Lahore, and Peshawar participated in the deliberations. The group discussed theory of extremism in connection with...

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Madrasah University Interactive Education in Collaboration with PUAN

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July 25, 2016: CODE PAKISTAN, in collaboration with Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN), organized an interactive session between the students and ulema of various madrasahs of Islamabad and the participants of the PUAN International Education Conference. The aim of the interactive sessi...

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National Counter Extremism Workshop

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July 14, 2016: We are proud to announce that CODE PAKSITAN assisted the National Counter-Terrorism Authority (NACTA) in organizing the National Counter Extremism Workshop. The event was widely attended by serving and retired government officials, intellectuals, academ...

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Concluding the University Madrasah Interaction Program

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February 29, 2016: CODE PAKISTAN held the Concluding Ceremony of the University Madrasah Interaction Program at Abasyn University. The event was attended by all the participating students of University Madrasah Interaction Program from Abasyn University as well as madrasahs. The faculty members o...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Science

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December 23, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “The Role of Science in Development and Prosperity of Nations” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. There was a consensus among the students of both the education institutions that science has played an...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Reason and Religion

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December 16, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “Are Reason and Religion in Conflict with Each Other” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. The views of the university and madrasah students were not very different from each other on the subject. Both ...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Art

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December 10, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “Art Forms and Islam: What is Permissible?” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. Various art forms were discussed by the students of both institutions during the discussion. The students of madrasahs ar...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Pakistani Culture

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December 03, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “Pakistan’s Cultural Identity: What are the Sources of our Cultural Pride?” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. Multiple dimensions of culture were discussed by the students of both institutions during...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Minority Rights

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November 26, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “The Shrinking White in the Pakistani Flag” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. The students of the two institutions actively participated in the discussion. It turned out to be one of those subjects o...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Sectarianism

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November 04, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “Who We Are? Pakistan’s Sectarian War” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. The discussion was held in a very cordial atmosphere in which students of the two institutions participated with exemplary res...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Pakistan Economy

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October 29, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “Causes of Pakistan’s Weak Economy” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. The students of both the institutions actively participated in the discussion. There was diversity of opinion o...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Education

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October 22, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “Problems of Education System in Pakistan” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. The students of both the two participating institutions actively participated in the discussion expressing their concern ov...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Pakistan India

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October 15, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “Peace through Economic Cooperation: Can India and Pakistan Move Forward?” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. The students of Abasyn University and the madrasahs enthusiastically participated in the di...

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University Madrasah Discussion on Problems of Muslims

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October 12, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN held a discussion on “Muslim Ummah and the Challenges of Modern Times” between the students of Abasyn University and various madrasahs of Islamabad. The students of Abasyn University and the madrasahs enthusiastically participated in the discussion expressing their...

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University Madrasah Interaction Program Training

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October 11, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN gave the first of a series of trainings to the students of madrasahs as part of its University Madrasah Interaction Program (UMIP). The training was aimed at introducing UMIP to the participating students as well as training them on ha...

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University Madrasah Interaction Program First Training Session

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October 9, 2015: CODE PAKISTAN gave the first of a series of trainings to the first batch of 10 participating students of Abasyn University today as part of its University Madrasah Interaction Program (UMIP). The training was aimed at introducing UMIP to the selected...

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Pakistan National Round of 8th Henry Dunant IHL Moot Court

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August 21, 2015: Founder of CODE PAKISTAN, Dilawar Khan, judged the 8th Henry Dunant IHL Moot Court Competition, Pakistan National Round, held in Nathiagali from August 18 to 20. The Henry Dunant Moot Court is an International Humanitarian Law (IHL) mooting competition for university-level stude...

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Talk at Islamia University Peshawar

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March 27, 2015: President CODE PAKISTAN was a guest speaker at an event hosted by the Department of Shariah and Law in the prestigious Islamia University Peshawar. President CODE PAKISTAN also distributed certificates among the students participating in the event on the occasion. Registrar Islami...

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Workshop on IHL in Malakand University

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December 16, 2014: President CODE PAKISTAN, Dilawar Khan, in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), conducted two-days training workshop on International Humanitarian Law at the Department of Law, Malakand University. The course helped the law students to understa...

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With the President of Pakistan

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December 12, 2014: President CODE PAKISTAN, Dilawar Khan, participated in the "National Security Workshop 16" organized by National Defense University. With President of Pakistan in attendance, Mr. Dilawar Khan gave a presentation on "Education and Health, Pakistan Vision 2025." He gave the prese...

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Meeting Chairman Madaris Foundation Pakistan

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December 02, 2014: CODE PAKISTAN held a meeting with Maulana Abdul Qudoos, Chairman of the Madaris Foundation Pakistan, in Islamabad. Engaging the madrasah community for promotion of peace, tolerance, and inclusivity is an essential element of CODE PAKISTAN’s community engagement and education in...

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CODE PAKISTAN in Senior Level Counter-Narcotics Discourse

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November 13, 2014: CODE PAKISTAN participated in senior level workshop on Counter-Narcotics and how Pakistan can take a lead in emerging as a regional leader on Counter-Narcotics and Counter-Terrorism Issues. The workshop was attended, among others, by: Maj. Gen. Khawar Hanif, Director General (D...

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International Conference on Humanitarian Action in the World of Today

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October 22-23: President CODE PAKISTAN participated in the two days proceedings of the “International Conference on Humanitarian Action in the World of Today: Challenges and Perspectives in the Light of Shariah and Humanitarian Law” in Islamabad. The event was organized by the Pakistan Delegation...

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7th Henry Dunant IHL Moot Court Competition 2014

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September 10: President CODE PAKISTAN, Dilawar Khan, judged the 7th Henry Dunant IHL Moot Court Competition 2014. The event was organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Pakistan Delegation, in Nathiagali. The competition was attended by 12 finalist law schools from all ov...

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