• Dr. Naeem Haider
  • Dr. Shaheen Akhtar


CBRN Threat, Terrorism, Non-Proliferation, CWC, BWC, Pakistan



International security environment is becoming more complex and perilous. New challenges associated with Chemical, Biological,  Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) terrorism and proliferation warrant cooperative multilateral approaches. Evolution of these   challenges necessitates augmenting existing security regimes; and negotiating new ones, where required. Therefore, states   ought to cooperatively approach global challenges. Existing international security regimes have major weaknesses that merit   objective consideration. Effective implementation of regimes at national level is very important, which must be comprehensive   and inclusive  for all stakeholders. States and international organizations need to take strategic perspective and invest in capacity building of  humans and institutions. Pakistan takes its international obligations very seriously; and constructively contributes to global  security framework. It has developed excellent CBRN institutions and capacity in safety, security, non-proliferation and export  control. International community can immensely benefit from Pakistan’s experience, capacity and positive approach to global   challenges.

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Dr. Naeem Haider

Dr. Naeem Haider, Assistant Professor, Department of Defence & Strategic

Dr. Shaheen Akhtar

Dr. Shaheen Akhtar, Professor, Department of International Relations, NDU Islamabad


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