36 Events

U.S.-Pakistan relations

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Seminar - Open to the Public

SOUTH ASIA WEEK- A Conversation on U.S.-Pakistan relations with Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry and Dr. Adil Najam

Thu., Apr. 27, 2017 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Taubman Building, Darman Seminar Room, First Floor

Please join the India and South Asia Project in a conversation with Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry, the Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States and Dr. Adil Najam, the Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School at Boston University. They will discuss Pakistan's increasing role in multilateral relations and U.S.-Pakistan relations. 

 

Women in Pakistan wait to vote.

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Special Series - Open to the Public

SOUTH ASIA WEEK - Closing the Gap: Women, Development and Security in Pakistan

Tue., Apr. 25, 2017 | 8:30am - 10:00am

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor

Pakistan has the second-largest gender gap in the world, according to the  World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report in 2016, and ranks 153 out of 163 countries in Global Peace Index for the same year. In a South Asia Week panel moderated by Cathryn Cluver, speakers will discuss the relationship between women’s empowerment, peacebuilding and development in defining an inclusive security agenda for Pakistan.

Breakfast will be served.

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

SOUTH ASIA WEEK: Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations

Thu., Apr. 28, 2016 | 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Center for Government and International Studies - Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon, Room K262

Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin will discuss India's multilateral engagement, including its ideas for UN reform and the structure of the United Nations Security Council in a public speech at the Center for Global and International Studies (CGIS) as part of SOUTH ASIA WEEK.

SOUTH ASIA WEEK - Ambassador Richard Olson, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

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Seminar - Open to the Public

SOUTH ASIA WEEK - Ambassador Richard Olson, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Thu., Apr. 28, 2016 | 8:30am - 10:00am

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Taubman Building, Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

As the spring fighting season in Afghanistan flares up again, following one of the most deadly Taliban attacks in Kabul in years on April 19, 2016 posing new challenges to the Afghan government and military, Ambassador Richard Olson discusses long-term plans for the wider region as part of the annual SOUTH ASIA WEEK.

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Seminar - Open to the Public

SOUTH ASIA WEEK - Ambassador of Bangladesh to the US discusses Bangladesh's economic transformation and geopolitical role

Tue., Apr. 26, 2016 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

As the eighth most populous country in the world, Bangladesh is undergoing a series of demographic, economic and political transformations. In a discussion as part of the annual SOUTH ASIA WEEK, Ambassador Ziauddin will address how Bangladesh is shaping its region.