Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR) successfully conducted a one day International Conference on “India’s Stripping of Article 370: Destabilizing Regional Dynamics” at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad November 22, 2019.


On Monday, September 23, 2019, IICR organized a one day national conference, “Kashmir Outcry: Unwrapping Humanitarian Crisis in the Region”.  After the recitation of Holy Quran, Ms. Sabah Aslam, Executive Director IICR welcomed the guests. 


On Wednesday, August-11, the Islamabad Institute of Conflict resolution (IICR) and (LFVOK) organized a conference titled “Kashmir Policy Dialogue: Two Years of Indian Demographic Terrorism in IIOJK” at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University.

On Tuesday 3rd August, the Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR) in collaboration with World Kashmir Freedom Movement (WKFM) hosted an online conference titledThe Kashmir Conundrum—the Way Forward”. The conference was arranged to highlight sustainable ways of putting an end to the atrocities and human rights violence taking place in Jammu and Kashmir.

Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution organized a closed webinar titled as “CPEC at the new Cross Roads” dated 1st June 2020. The webinar was part of IICR exclusive initiative Globe 2020, which is aimed at exploring the upcoming major challenges to the Globe. The first Chapter was collaborated with Power China and Sichuan University’s Pakistan Study Center.

On June 5th, 2020, Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution organized a Webinar titled “India’s Malevolence and Regional Peace” in collaboration with ZOAO Law Firm, Lahore, Pakistan. The webinar was part of IICR’s Exclusive Globe 2020. The Webinar covered diverse discourse including India-China Standoff, gross human right violation in Kashmir and India’s transformation from India to Hindustan.

On June 24, 2020, Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR) has organized a webinar titled “EU-Pak Relations amid Covid-19”under its IICR Globe 2020 Webinar Series. The distinguished guest speaker was H.E. Ms Anne Marchal, Charge d’Affaires, Delegation of European Union to Pakistan.

On Monday August 10, 2020 Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR) organized a webinar titled “Humanity Under Siege: Unheard Voices of Kashmir”. The webinar was part of IICR’s exclusive Globe 2020 Series.

I personally believe that it is that time when our country Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution aims to draw strategically comprehensive analysis on the contemporary conflicts. 

The Inaugural Session was opened by the Executive Director of IICR Ms. Sabah Aslam, after recitation of Holy Quran. She highlighted the bond of respect shared by both the states. She mentioned that CPEC is a project which aims not just the economy of Pakistan but the people-people contact between the two great nations of the world. The conference aimed at highlighting what the future holds for both Pakistan and China after CPEC.

Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR) organized a conference titled ‘CPEC: A Win-Win Project’ in collaboration with Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) on Jan 15, 2018. Chief Guest Mr. Yao Jing, ambassador of China said that Pakistan should make CPEC a part of its national strategy as it would contribute to its long-term economic development as well as the development of the whole region. 

The Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR) has initiated a series of seminars on CPEC. The first seminar was held in Serena Hotel Islamabad on December 17, 2016. Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR) is an independent, nonprofit and nonpartisan think tank known for its effective synergy of basic and policy-relevant research. Being the premier institution, it conducts independent analysis of conventional and non-conventional issues related to national and South Asian security including terrorism, violent extremism and other armed conflicts and their resolution and transformation

Apart IICR believes in conducting in-depth research keeping research ethics into consideration. Our mission is to conduct an independent and unbiased research to propose sound solutions and policy recommendations to deal with humanitarian and security challenges of Pakistan and the region. In addition, we are closely monitoring China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), its progress and its implications for not only Pakistan but for the whole region.


Japan has desired a modernised, economically developed and strong Pakistan saying that in order to achieve this, the country must have to follow policy of export led growth through industrial and technological growth.While expressing his views on secrets beyond economic development of Japan, he said that harmony in Japanese society was a key factor and working group culture, education and commitment are also hallmarks of Japanese society. 

Mushahid Hussain Sayed is a journalist, geo-strategist, politician, and an avid writer and reader. As a specialist on international, political, and strategic issues, he has lectured widely and his articles have been published in various national and international publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, and Middle East International. He has also authored three books. He is a Member of the Board of Governors of Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI), a leading think tank.