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EVENTS
2013
(listed reverse chronologically)

Afghanistan-Pakistan relations suffer from lack of trust in Governments, not People: President Karzai
   

 
Pak-Afghan MPs Dialogue
December 19, 2013
Kabul

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Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue-XI
   December 17-18, 2013; Kabul, Afghanistan
Joint Statement

 
Pak-Afghan MPs Dialogue
December 18, 2013
Kabul

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11th Round of Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue begins in Kabul today
   

 
Pak-Afghan MPs Dialogue
December 17, 2013
Kabul

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Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan
   Monitor: August 01, 2013 - December 15, 2013

 
CMR Monitor
December 16, 2013
Islamabad

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Political, Fiscal and Administrative Autonomy Must for Effective Local Governments
   

 
Inter-Provincial Roundtable
December 09, 2013
Islamabad

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Urdu Version [PDF]

PILDAT deplores arbitrary removal of NADRA Chief; asks for Constitutional Cover for NADRA Chief slot; demands thumb verification in 10% constituencies country-wide for Poll sanctity
   

 

December 04, 2013
Islamabad

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Read, Analyse, Respect Views of Others – and participate in Democratic System – Messages to Pakistani Youth at the PILDAT Youth Forum
   

 
PILDAT Public Forum
November 27, 2013
Lahore

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Study Visit to Turkey Concludes
   

 
Study Visit to Turkey
November 18, 2013
Islamabad

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Abdullah Gul shares lessons on Civil-Military Relations
   

 
Study Visit to Turkey
November 13, 2013
Ankara

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Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentary Friendship Group in Senate of Pakistan Meets
   

 
Meeting
November 07, 2013
Islamabad

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  • LG polls should be held with complete, effective preparations
  • Permanent CEC should be appointed immediately

   Citizens` Group on Electoral Reforms (CGEP)
 
CGEP Meeting
November 05, 2013
Lahore

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Greater Need for Inter-Provincial Harmony – Balochistan-Punjab MPAs
   

 
Inter-Provincial Parliamentarians Dialogue
October 31, 2013
Lahore

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Urdu Version [PDF]

Federal Ombudsman upholds PILDAT’s position; directs National Assembly to share Attendance Records of MNAs
   

 

October 28, 2013
Islamabad

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  • Government Supports Making Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms
  • PILDAT expresses concern on delay in verdicts by Election Tribunals

   
 
PILDAT Inter-Provincial Roundtable
October 10, 2013
Islamabad

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Urdu Version [PDF]

MPAs of Punjab and Balochistan Provincial Assembly stress to strengthen Parliamentary Committees system for a more effective oversight role of their respective Governments
   

 
Inter-Provincial Parliamentarians Dialogue
October 05, 2013
Quetta

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Urdu Version [PDF]

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue-X
October 01-02, 2013; Islamabad, Pakistan
Joint Statement

   

 

October 02, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Joint Statement-English [PDF]
Joint Statement Pashto [PDF]
Joint Statement Dari [PDF]

Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue-X begins in Islamabad today
   

 
Pak-Afghan Parliamentarians Dialogue-X
October 01, 2013
Islamabad

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Resolutions to be tabled in Provincial Assemblies to observe Polio Day in all provinces
   

 
Consultative Session
September 27, 2013
Islamabad

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Urdu Version [PDF]

PILDAT Releases Report on Assessment of the Quality of Democracy in First 100 Days of National and Provincial Governments
   

 

September 26, 2013
Islamabad

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Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians’ Dialogue-IX
September 24-25, 2013; Islamabad, Pakistan

Joint Statement

   

 
Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarian's Dialogue-IX
September 25, 2013
Islamabad

Details

9th Round of Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarians Dialogue begins
   

 
Pakistan-Afghanistan Parliamentarian's Dialogue-IX
September 24, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Pakistan-India Parliamentarians Dialogue-V
September 19-20, 2013; Islamabad, Pakistan

Joint Statement

   

 
Pak-India Parliamentarians Dialogue V
September 20, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Download Report [PDF]
Download Progress Report [PDF]

5th Round of Pakistan-India MPs Dialogue begins today
   

 
Pak-India Parliamentarians Dialogue V
September 19, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Download Report [PDF]
Download Progress Report [PDF]

1st Meeting of the Senate Parliamentary Friendship Group on Afghanistan takes place
   

 

September 16, 2013
Islamabad

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Public Verdict on Performance of Governance and Democracy in First 100 Days of National and Provincial Governments
   

 

September 15, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Punjab MPAs Call-On Chief Minister Sindh
   

 
Inter-Provincial Legislative Dialogue
September 13, 2013
Karachi

Details

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Urdu Version [PDF]

Pakistan-Afghanistan Defence Committees’ Dialogue

Joint Declaration

   September 10-11, 2013, Kabul, Afghanistan

 
Pak-Afghan Defence Committees’ Dialogue
September 11, 2013
Kabul

Details

Download MOU English [PDF]
Download MOU Pashto [PDF]

Afghanistan is the 1st Priority of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production

Pakistan Delegation calls on President Karzai

   

 
Pak-Afghan Defence Committees’ Dialogue
September 10, 2013
Kabul

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PILDAT kicks off Consultation on Assessment of Quality of Democracy in 100 Days of New Federal and Provincial Governments
   

 
PILDAT Public Consultation
September 09, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Reforms in Pakistan’s Higher Defence Setup an urgent necessity: Gen. Ehsan, former CJCSC
   

 
PILDAT Roundtable Discussion
September 03, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Urdu Version [PDF]

Sindh and Punjab MPAs Call for Greater Inter-Provincial Contacts and Legislative Reforms
   

 
Inter-Provincial Legislative Dialogue
August 27, 2013
Lahore

Details

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Urdu Version [PDF]

Members of National Assembly stress urgent reforms to strengthen National Assembly of Pakistan
   

 
Briefing Session
August 22, 2013
Islamabad

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Parliamentarians urge active Parliamentary Friendship Groups to help normalize relations with neighbours
   

 

August 20, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan
   Monitor: April 2013 - July 2013

 
CMR Monitor
August 05, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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PILDAT Citizens Forum on Agenda for Electoral Reforms after 2013 General Election
   

 
Citizens Forum
July 16, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Urdu Version [PDF]

Parliamentary Leadership of Political Parties Re-affirmed Commitment for Eradication of Polio
   

 
APC on Polio Eradication
July 15, 2013
Islamabad

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Federal Budget 2013-14 is ambitious but risky and fragile: PILDAT Seminar on Federal Budget 2013-2014
   

 
PILDAT Seminar
July 11, 2013
Islamabad

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20 % decline in MNAs Participation in 2013-2014 Budget Session compared to the previous (13th) National Assembly
   

 

July 11, 2013
Islamabad

Details

PILDAT Forum on US Rebalance to Asia: Whither Pakistan
   

 
PILDAT Discussion Forum
July 09, 2013
Islamabad

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Federal Government should pursue High Treason Case with complete fairness, PILDAT Forum
   

 
PILDAT Public Forum
July 01, 2013
Islamabad

Details

PILDAT Citizens’ Forum on Performance of the 15th Provincial Assembly & Recommendations of Reform

Speaker Punjab Assembly appreciates role of PILDAT; says Punjab Assembly Performance improved due to that

   

 
PILDAT Citizens' Forum
June 27, 2013
Lahore

Details

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PILDAT releases Comparison of Political Parties’ Position on Labour Issues in 1997, 2002, 2008 and 2013 Election Manifestos
   

 

June 25, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Urdu Version [PDF]

PILDAT Exclusive Briefing Session on Analysis of the Federal Budget 2013-2014 for PTI MPs
   

 
PILDAT Briefing Session
June 14, 2013
Islamabad

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Newly-elected MNAs briefed on Federal Budget Process in Pakistan
   

 
Briefing Session
June 04, 2013
Islamabad

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Polling Day Scores the Worst in Quality of General Election: PILDAT releases Assessment Results
   

 

May 30, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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PILDAT Demands Audit of Thumb Impressions on Ballots
   

 

May 14, 2013
Islamabad

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PILDAT Analysis on Party Manifestos
   

 

May 10, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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New challenges emerge as civil-military relations enter new phase PILDAT Dialogue Group on civil-military relations conducts detailed review
   

 
DGCMR Meeting
May 09, 2013
Lahore

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Citizens Group on Electoral Process (CGEP) reviews quality of Electoral Process and performance of Caretaker Governments; expresses concern at ECP’s ineffective scrutiny of nomination papers;
   

  • Praises ECP’s SMS service;
  • Expresses disappointment at the caretakers’ inability to ensure protection of lives and property;
  • Regrets that the Federal caretaker Government has been functioning without Ministers of Foreign affairs, Finance and Defence;
  • Regrets that ECP failed to propose legislation for limits on expenditures by political parties especially on electronic media ads; .
 
CGEP Meeting
May 07, 2013
Lahore

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The End of Left Right Alignment in Pakistani Politics in the Upcoming Critical Election 2013
   

 

May 06, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Pakistan Delegation Visited South Korea to Study Korean Journey of Democratic Consolidation & Democratic Control on Defence
   

 
Study Visit to South Korea
April 30, 2013
Islamabad

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Institutional Forums of Decision-making on Defence should be strengthened: PILDAT Forum
   

 

April 18, 2013
Lahore

Details

Download Monitor [PDF]

Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan
   Monitor: October 2012 - March 2013

 
CMR Monitor
April 17, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Defence Committee of the Cabinet remained dormant and under-utilised by the PPPP Government
   

  • 12 meetings in five years, a poor showing
  • Reactive rather than proactive
  • No permanent secretariat as promised by PPP Manifesto
  • Still managed by military wing of the Cabinet Secretariat
  • No Defence and National Security strategy despite the challenges
 

April 07, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Urdu Version [PDF]

Institutional Solutions sought for Civil-Military Relations; Counter-Terrorism Strategy should be first priority of new Government: Citizens Forum
   

 
PILDAT Citizens Forum
April 03, 2013
Islamabad

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MNAs Attendance Record should be made Public: Citizens Forum Demands
   

 
PILDAT Citizens Forum
March 29, 2013
Lahore

Details

5 Years of 13th National Assembly of Pakistan: Positive Trends and Areas of Concern
   

 
13th NA Performance
March 29, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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PILDAT moves Ombudsman for MNAs Attendance Data; invokes Freedom of Information law after Assembly refuses data
   

 

March 22, 2013
Islamabad

Details

CGEP warns against pre-election rigging; demands strict action
   

 
CGEP Meeting
March 21, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Civil-Military Relations of Pakistan and Indonesia Compared
   

 

March 19, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan committed to eradication of Polio from Pakistan
   

 

March 15, 2013
Lahore

Details

JUI-S committed to eradication of Polio from Pakistan
   

 

March 13, 2013
Islamabad

Details

PILDAT calls for urgent amendment in Law & Rules to safeguard Constitutional independence of the ECP
   

 

March 11, 2013
Islamabad

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PILDAT welcomes ECP decision; hails it as an important step towards ECP effectively exercising its Constitutional powers
   

 

March 11, 2013
Islamabad

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PILDAT presents its perspective on forthcoming General Election at the European Parliament
   

 

March 08, 2013
Brussels

Details

PML committed to eradication of Polio from Pakistan
   

 
Briefing Session
March 06, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Gallup-PILDAT release Political Weather Forecast: February 2013
   

 

March 04, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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PTI committed to eradication of Polio from Pakistan
   

 
Briefing Session
March 01, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Ghazi advises youth to take a considered position in the on-going battle of ideas. 'Don't just sit on the margins'
   

 

February 28, 2013
Islamabad

Details

PILDAT Welcomes Anti-Terrorism (Second Amendment) Bill, 2013; urges Government to get Parliamentary approval before March 16
   

 

February 28, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Youth of Pakistan should support efforts of polio Eradication: Youth Parliament Pakistan briefed
   

 

February 27, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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ECP-proposed changes on Election Nomination Form need to be revised: PILDAT
   

 

February 25, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Public Verdict on Democracy a mixture of “Applause,” “Appreciation” and “Reprimand”: PILDAT-Gallup Public Opinion Survey
   

 

February 21, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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PILDAT welcomes ECP decision to provide online public access to disclosure and declarations by Candidates
   

 
CGEP Meeting
February 21, 2013
Islamabad

Details

PILDAT Series on Parliamentary Budget Reforms in Pakistan

Oversight on Public Finances prime responsibility of Elected Legislators

   

 

February 20, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Urdu Version [PDF]

No Delay in General Election: CGEP
   

 
CGEP Forum
February 07, 2013
Lahore

Details

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PILDAT Analysis of the Package of Amendments to the Representation of the People Act, 1976 (LXXXV of 1976) proposed by the Election Commission of Pakistan
   

 
PILDAT Election Monitor: Issue 2
February 07, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Key Developments with the Potential to Impact upcoming General Election
   

 
PILDAT Election Monitor: Issue 1
February 06, 2013
Islamabad

Details

PILDAT Launches Assessment of the Quality of Democracy in Pakistan

Let us Judge the Processes and Principles of Democracy through upcoming Election: Syed Naveed Qamar

   

 

January 30, 2013
Islamabad

Details

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Assessment of the Quality of Democracy: Process of Democracy Improved; Performance of Democracy Dismal: PILDAT
   

 
Democracy Assessment Report
January 30, 2013
Islamabad

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PILDAT Welcomes Amendment to National Assembly Rules providing role to Committees in the Budget Process; terms it a watershed in Parliamentary Development in Pakistan
   

 

January 29, 2013
Islamabad

Details

PILDAT Welcomes ECP Ban on Recruitment and Diversion of Funds
   

 

January 24, 2013
Islamabad

Details

Political Ownership of Polio Eradication: Punjab MPA Caucus to eradicate Polio in High Risk Areas formed under the patronage of Speaker Punjab Assembly
   

 
Polio Eradication
January 09, 2013
Lahore

Details