Treasurer, UAP presented a paper in a Seminar organized by Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS)
Air Cdre (Retd) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury, Treasurer, UAP was invited to present a paper in a seminar on "Recent Extremist Violence in Bangladesh: Response Options" organized by Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS), Dhaka on 28 July 2016. Air Cdre Choudhury's paper entitled "Raising Awareness and Community Response among Stakeholders: Countering Violent Extremism in Bangladesh" dealt with measures that families, peer groups, educational, cultural and religious institutions could take to prevent radicalization and extremism among Bangladeshi youths. A number of papers dealing with various aspects of youth radicalization and possible societal responses were presented during the seminar. Each presentation was followed by a lively Q&A session. The day-long seminar was inaugurated by Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP, honourable Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, and was attended by a large audience of politicians, diplomats, policy-makers, academics, researchers and security officials.