Aymen Ijaz

Ms Aymen Ijaz is Assistant Research Officer at Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI). Ms Aymen holds the credit of being awarded “Vice Chancellor’s Medal” for securing top position in M.Phil International Relations from School of Political Science and International Relations (SPIR), Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad. She has also done her M.Sc IR from QAU.

Before joining IPRI, she has worked as a Research Intern with Inter- Services Public Relations (ISPR) and South Asian Strategic Stability Institute (SASSI). Ms Aymen has worked as a Project Co-Researcher with the magazine, “The Diplomatic Insight”. She has also taught as a Visiting Faculty at National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad.

Ms. Aymen has hosted/co-ordinated number of national and international conferences. She contributes regularly to leading national and international dailies. Ms. Aymen focuses on international and regional issues with particular focus on South Asia. Her areas of interests include nuclear non-proliferation, international security, arms control/disarmament, nuclear and strategic studies.

E-mail: research.pak@gmail.com

A Tragic Tale of Ethnic Cleansing!

A Tragic Tale of Ethnic Cleansing!

Since Aug 25, 2017, Myanmar Muslims or Rohingyas are brutally persecuted and displaced in the name of “clearance operations” carried out by the Myanmar security forces to root out the insurgents from Rakhine state of Myanmar (formerly known as Arakan). It has been reported that present violence began after Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) attacked […]

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Climate Change and Migration in Pakistan

Climate Change and Migration in Pakistan

Climate change is an inexorable and contemporary threat with drastic impacts on the survival and living patterns of mankind. Pakistan ranks seventh among the most adversely affected countries by climate change on the Global Climate Risk Index 2017. Pakistan has suffered the devastating impacts of natural disasters and climate change in the recent years, witnessing an […]

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Climate Change and Monsoon Trends in Pakistan

Climate Change and Monsoon Trends in Pakistan

Climate Change is an inevitable phenomenon which has lasting effects on the survival of mankind. Despite Pakistan’s vulnerability to Climate Change, it has been given less priority by the government due to other national issues of high concern. The climate change in Pakistan has resulted in extreme weather conditions, torrential rainfalls, irregular floods, droughts, sea-level […]

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Daesh- An Existential Threat to Islam

Daesh- An Existential Threat to Islam

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) also called Daesh is a terrorist group in Iraq and Syria with deep ingress into other regions that include Middle East, North Africa, Europe, South and East Asia. In recent times, Daesh has emerged as a potential threat to the Islamic world since it targets Muslims. Daesh […]

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Post-Event Report of Guest Lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security”

Post-Event Report of Guest Lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security”

On June 8th, 2017, Syed Abu Ahmad Akif, Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad and Mr. Muhammad Irfan Tariq, Director General (Environment & Climate Change), Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad jointly delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security’ to IPRI scholars at […]

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OBOR Summit: Pakistan-China Cooperation and India’s Concerns

OBOR Summit: Pakistan-China Cooperation and India’s Concerns

Pakistan and China relations are based on historical and cultural linkages and the deep rooted connections between the two nations which have grown stronger with the passage of time. The recent visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to China to attend the One Belt One Road (OBOR) Summit which is aimed at regional development through […]

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Post-Event Report of “Visit of an Italian Ce.S.I. Delegation to IPRI”

Post-Event Report of “Visit of an Italian Ce.S.I. Delegation to IPRI”

A Ce.S.I. (Center for International Studies), Rome, Italy, delegation comprising of Professor Andrea Margelletti, Chairperson, Ce.S.I, Mr. Gabriele Lacovino and Ms. Francesca Manenti visited IPRI on April 25th, 2017. The IPRI team comprised of Col. (Retd) Muhammad Hanif, Research Fellow, Mr. Muhammad Munir, Research Fellow, Ms. Aymen Ijaz, Assistant Research Officer (ARO) and Mr. Khurram […]

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Dealing with the Terror Wave in Pakistan!

Dealing with the Terror Wave in Pakistan!

Since the beginning of 2017, Pakistan has suffered series of terrorist attacks. There has been large number of civil and military personnel casualties. The intensity of recent attacks is much bigger in scale and magnitude. The terrorists targeted all the provinces and major cities that include Peshawar, Quetta, Lahore, Karachi, Sehwan Sharif etc. After the […]

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