Afghanistan, Pakistan & the Region: Stakeholder Perspectives & Analysts Views

Closed roundtable meeting co-hosted by CIDOB and PRIO

PERFORMED ACTIVITY
23 June 2016 - 08:45h
LOCATION: PRIO, Hausmanns Gate 3, Oslo
ORGANIZED BY: CIDOB and PRIO

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Members of CIDOB’s policy research project Sources of Tension in Afghanistan & Pakistan: A Regional Perspective (STAP RP)  will present their findings from meetings in early 2016 in Kabul, Islamabad, Brussels and Madrid.  

PRIO researchers Kristian Berg Harpviken and Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh will present their latest book, A Rock Between Hard Places: Afghanistan as an Arena of Regional Insecurity, summing up and presenting the findings from the project Afghanistan in a Neighbourhood Perspective

Both projects are funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

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Afghanistan, Pakistan & the Region: Stakeholder Perspectives & Analysts Views PERFORMED ACTIVITY

08:45h Coffee, Tea

09:00h Welcome and opening remarks

PRIO Director Dr. Kristian Berg Harpviken

Brief introduction to the CIDOB STAP RP project, by Dr. Emma Hooper, Project Director

09:15h Feedback from stakeholders in Pakistan and Kabul

Presentation by STAP RP Project Team members.

Moderated by Dr. Kristian Berg Harpviken

- Afghanistan: Mr. Gabriel Reyes & Mr. Malaiz Daud, CIDOB Project Team
- Pakistan: Dr. Emma Hooper, Project Director CIDOB STAP RP & Mr. Gabriel Reyes, CIDOB Project Team

- Discussion with and feedback from participants

10:30h Feedback from stakeholders in Madrid and Brussels

Moderator [TBD]

- Madrid: Mr. Gabriel Reyes & Dr. Emma Hooper
- Brussels: Dr. Emma Hooper & Mr. Malaiz Daud
- Discussion with and feedback from participants

11:45h Lunch

12:15h A Rock Between Hard Places: Afghanistan as an Arena of Regional Insecurity

Presentation by Dr. Kristian BergHarpviken and Dr. Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh based on forthcoming book by the same title.

13:15h Discussion on Afghanistan and the Region

Lead Discussant: Ambassador Roberto Toscano, CIDOB STAP RP
Moderated by Mr. Michael Semple, Afghanistan and Pakistan expert, member of STAP RP Network of Experts

14:30h Closing Remarks

By Directors Mr. Jordi Bacaria (CIDOB) and Dr. Kristian Berg Harpviken (PRIO)