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Shafqat Kakakhel
Shafqat Kakakhel

  • January 05, 2024

    Remembering Sartaj Aziz

    Born in 1929 in Mardan, Sartaj Aziz got his higher education from Islamia College and Hailey College of Commerce

  • January 02, 2024

    COP28: a critical analysis

    COP28, held late last year, included a global climate action summit attended by 154 heads of state and government, heads of UN agencies, major...

  • January 01, 2024

    COP28: a critical analysis: Part - I

    The decision on the operationalisation of the Loss and Damage Fund was adopted at the outset of COP28

  • November 21, 2023

    Expectations from COP28

    International climate summit banner from COP28 website. The twenty-eighth annual UN conference on climate change , hosted by the UAE in Dubai from...

  • May 11, 2023

    Reviewing Pakistan’s climate action

    It is gratifying to see that the National Security Dialogue, which has emerged as an important national security forum, will address the existential...

  • April 22, 2023

    Energizing the Indus Waters Treaty

    Supporters of the Indus Waters Treaty , including this writer, hope that their fears concerning the treaty are likely to dissipate. This would...

  • March 15, 2023

    Indus Waters Treaty under threat: Part - III

    Pakistan’s rejection of the Indian government’s call for negotiations – on modifying the Indus Waters Treaty – made on January 25 through...

  • March 13, 2023

    Indus Waters Treaty under threat: Part – II

    Pakistan’s strategy to counter the Indian move to undermine the Indus Waters Treaty should be based on a comprehensive, objective appraisal of...

  • March 12, 2023

    Indus Waters Treaty under threat: Part - I

    On January 25, the Indian government proposed, through a communication from the Indian Indus commissioner to his Pakistani counterpart, bilateral...

  • January 18, 2023

    Food security in danger

    As defined by the World Food Summit , “food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe...

  • October 18, 2022

    Pakistan at COP27

    Pakistan will attend the UN Climate Conference at Sharm El Sheikh in a highly visible manner. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will co- chair, along...

  • October 13, 2022

    Issues for COP27

    The UN Climate conference to be convened on November 6-18 at the Egyptian Red Sea resort Sharm El Sheikh will grapple with a number of issues that...

  • June 27, 2022

    Ensuring water security

    During the past six months, Pakistan has experienced unusually hot and humid weather and unprecedented shortages of water in the Indus Basin canal...

  • March 23, 2022

    Pakistan’s climate action: a fact sheet

    Pakistan’s actions concerning climate change have been marked by weak political commitment, reluctance to recognize that the multi-faceted effects...

  • February 01, 2022

    Climate change and the NSP

    Pakistan’s recently launched National Security Policy should be commended for recognising climate change as a vital factor in human security and...