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EVENTS
2009
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PILDAT Skills-Building Workshop on Conflict Management: the Mediation Process
   

 
Workshop
December 16, 2009
Hotel Marriott, Islamabad

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PILDAT Overview of the Joint Session of Parliament
   

 
PILDAT Overview
December 14, 2009
Islamabad

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PILDAT Roundtable Discussion with the visiting Chinese Delegation on Developments in the Region
   

 
Roundtable Discussion
December 11, 2009
Islamabad

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PILDAT Analyzes the Aghaz-e-Huqooq-e-Balochistan Package
   

 
PILDAT Analysis
December 10, 2009
Islamabad

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Pakistan awaits an Effective Anti-Corruption Law on International Anti-Corruption Day
   

 
PILDAT News
December 9, 2009
Islamabad

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The NRO and the Competition Commission: the 17th Session of the National Assembly offers a mix of Lessons of Triumph of Citizens’ Will and Defeat of Citizens’ Rights
   

 
17th Session Roundup
November 23, 2009
Islamabad

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PILDAT undertakes Study Visit of the Pakistan Parliamentary Committees on Defence to Turkey: November 14-19, 2009
   

 
Study Visit to Turkey
November 20, 2009
Islamabad

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Parliamentary Committees must take charge of the Budget Process; hold pre-budget consultations
   

 
PILDAT Workshop
November 05, 2009
Hotel Marriott, Islamabad

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Intelligence Agencies Ought to be made Accountable before Parliament: PILDAT Roundtable Concludes

A Parliamentary Sub-Committee on Intelligence should be created for Oversight of Intelligence Agencies

   

 
PILDAT Roundtalbe Discussion
November 03, 2009
Islamabad

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Summary: Making Intelligence Accountable [PDF]
Download Handbook - Urdu Translation [PDF]

Electronic Crimes Ordinance 2007 Requires Serious Revisions before it is passed by the Parliament: PILDAT Legislative Forum
   

 
PILDAT Legislative Forum
October 26, 2009
Hotel Marriott, Islamabad

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Dialogue Group on Civil-Military Relations Urges Government to Focus on Good Governance; Urgently Address Balochistan Unrest
   

 

September 28, 2009
Lahore

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Poor Governance is the Greatest Threat to Democracy in Pakistan: PILDAT
Identifies 5 Major Threats and 5 enabling factors for Democracy on the International Democracy Day

   

 

September 15, 2009
Islamabad

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Prime Minister’s initiative to seek Youth Parliament input in the National Education Policy Hailed; Demonstrates his Commitment to Youth’s Potential and ability to lead an inclusive and participatory policy making process
   

 
PILDAT News
September 10, 2009
Islamabad

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The Holders of Public Offices (Accountability) Bill termed as Politically Suicidal for Politicians; a Careful, Detailed and Urgent Review Stressed
   PILDAT holds Legislative Forum on Accountability: The Holders of Public Offices (Accountability) Bill 2009

 
Roundtable Discussion
September 04, 2009
Hotel Marriott, Islamabad

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Legislative Brief English [PDF]
Urdu Version [PDF]

PILDAT Issues Legislative Brief on The Holders of Public Offices (Accountability) Bill 2009

Weak Mechanism of Accountability of Holders of Public Office is the greatest threat to Democracy: PILDAT

   

 
PILDAT Legislative Brief
August 26, 2009
Islamabad

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Status of FATA should be decided through wishes of the FATA people within 2 years; Northern Areas should become a new Province; Concurrent List should be phased-out:
   PILDAT Democracy & Governance Panel proposes Constitutional Amendments relating to FATA, FANA and Provincial Autonomy

 

August 18, 2009
Islamabad

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PILDAT holds Skills-building Workshop on Conflict Management and Negotiation Strategies for Members of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab, AJK and Northern Areas’ Legislative Assemblies
   Orientation of Legislators on Conflict Resolution

 
Workshop
August 13, 2009
Islamabad

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PILDAT Democracy & Governance Panel urges the establishment of a Judicial Appointment Commission to streamline Judicial Appointments
   

 
Democracy and Governance Panel
August 11, 2009
Islamabad

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Gilani invites Youth Parliament to develop innovative policies to tackle the crises of global recession, energy and terrorism
   

 
Youth Parliament Pakistan 2008-09
August 08, 2009
Islamabad

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Despite Challenges, Pakistan has a Bright Future; Agriculture, location and Manpower great assets; Zardari Tells Youth Parliament
   

 
Youth Parliament Pakistan 2008-09
August 08, 2009
Islamabad

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PILDAT Legislative Brief presents an Analysis of the NRO 2007
   

 
Legislative Brief
August 05, 2009
Islamabad

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NRO Legislative Brief [PDF]
Urdu Version [PDF]
Position Paper on NRO [PDF]

PILDAT Democracy & Governance Panel Issues Proposals for Constitutional Amendments; Calls for focus on early repeal of 17th Amendment
   

 

August 03, 2009
Islamabad

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Youth Parliament Pakistan Delegation Concludes Study Visit to UK; Pakistan’s High Commissioner to UK terms Youth Parliament essential to the Future of Pakistan
   

 
YPP Study Visit to UK
July 31, 2009
Islamabad

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Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of Pakistan: A Discussion Paper
   

 
Discussion Paper
July 17, 2009
Islamabad

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PILDAT issues Analysis of National Assembly Budget Session 2009
   

 

July 06, 2009
Islamabad

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How to Review the Defence Budget in Pakistan: Pakistani and Indian Experts talk to Pakistani MPs
   PILDAT holds Exclusive Briefing for the National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence

 
Briefing Session
June 23, 2009
Hotel Marriott, Islamabad

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Pakistani MPs call on Speaker House of Commons, Canada; interact with Public Accounts and Government Operations and Estimates Committees
   Pakistan Parliamentary Delegation Study Visit to Canada on Parliament and Budgetary Accountability: May 10-17, 2009

 
Canada Study Trip
May 14, 2009
Ottawa

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Role of Finance Committee Crucial in Pre-Budget Consultation: Pakistani MPs interact with Finance Committee, Canada
   Pakistan Parliamentary Delegation Study Visit to Canada on Parliament and Budgetary Accountability: May 10-17, 2009

 
Canada Study Trip
May 12, 2009
Ottawa

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Study Visit of Pakistan Parliamentary Defence Committee to United Kingdom concludes
   Study Tour of Pakistan Parliamentary Defence Committee to the UK

 
UK Study Visit
May 03, 2009
Islamabad

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Pakistan Parliamentary Delegation of Defence Committees meets with the Intelligence & Security Committee, UK
   Study Tour of Pakistan Parliamentary Defence Committee to the UK

 
UK Study Visit
April 29, 2009
London

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Commons Defence Committee Chair and Members hold detailed Interactions with the Pakistan Parliamentary Delegation of Defence Committees
   Study Tour of Pakistan Parliamentary Defence Committee to the UK

 
UK Study Visit
April 28, 2009
London

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Parliamentary Delegation of Defence Committees meets the UK Minister of State for Defence
   Study Tour of Pakistan Parliamentary Defence Committee to the UK

 
UK Study Visit
April 27, 2009
London

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Workshop on Parliamentary Committees and the Budget Process: Thinking an Effective Role in Pakistan concludes in Islamabad
   Parliamentary Committees’ Role vital for meaningful scrutiny of Budget

 
Briefing Session
April 23, 2009
Islamabad

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Microfinance sector helps alleviate poverty, improves the living standards in Pakistan
   PILDAT Briefing Session on Microfinance and the Society: Lahore April 20 and Islamabad April 21, 2009

 

April 21, 2009
Islamabad

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PILDAT Roundtable Discussion on State of Democracy 2008-2009

Weak Democracy and Poor Governance better than Better Governance and Strong Dictatorship

   
 
PILDAT Roundtable Discussion
April 03, 2009
Hotel Marriot, Islamabad

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PILDAT Reviews the State of Democracy in Pakistan

PILDAT Releases Annual Report on the Evaluation of the National Assembly; State of Governance and Analysis of Public Opinions 2008-2009

   
 
Roundtable Discussion
April 03, 2009
Islamabad

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Evaluation of Parliament 2008-2009 [PDF]
Democracy and Good Governance [PDF]
Weak State Strong Nation [PDF]

“Gen. Musharraf stopped me from briefing Parliamentary Committee; held Parliament in worst contempt: Khokhar
   PILDAT 3rd Joint Workshop of Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians concludes in Islamabad

 
Pak-Afghan Workshop
April 01, 2009
Islamabad

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Anti-Money Laundering Ordinance -2007 Analysed; Review Proposed in keeping with National and International Considerations
   

 
Briefing Session
February 14, 2009
Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore

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4 per cent of the GDP to be devoted to Education by 2015: Federal Education Minister
   PILDAT Consultation with Parliamentarians on Education for All in Pakistan

 
Consultation Session
January 29, 2009
Serena Hotel, Islamabad

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Workers, Parliamentarians call for broader consultation on new INDUSTRAL RELATIONS Law; Federal Labour Minister announces Tripartite conference on Feb 16.
   

 
Briefing Session
January 27, 2009
Serena Hotel, Islamabad

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Download Legislative Brief [PDF]

Mathematical precision in compliance recommended: ICCI; Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue must adopt a holistic approach to amend AMLO 2007: Syed Naveed Qamar
   Briefing Sessions on Money Laundering and Pakistan for Parliamentarians and Businesspersons

 
Briefing Session
January 22, 2009
ICCI, Islamabad

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Young Parliamentarians Forum constituted for the 13th National Assembly
   YPF Executive Committee Elects Office Bearers

 

January 19, 2009
Islamabad

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Geo News to air PILDAT Dialogue Series on Understanding Relations between the Muslims & the Western World
   Terrorism & Pakistan: WHAT OUGHT TO Change: PILDAT Dialogue Goes on Air

 
PILDAT-Geo Dialogues
January 12, 2009
Islamabad

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Second Session of Youth Parliament Pakistan 2008-09 concludes
   

 
YPP 2008 Second Session
January 05, 2009
Hotel Margalla, Islamabad

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Government’s Reliance on International Financial Institutions denounced
   Second Session of Youth Parliament Pakistan 2008-2009

 
YPP 2008 Second Session
January 03, 2009
Hotel Margalla, Islamabad

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Independence of Judiciary Stressed
   Youth Parliament Pakistan

 
YPP 2008 Second Session
January 02, 2009
Hotel Margalla, Islamabad

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National Commission on Education necessary for maintaining educational standards in the country
   

 
YPP 2008 Second Session
January 01, 2009
Hotel Margalla, Islamabad

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