Javaria Nisar

Research Assistant

Javaria Nisar

Javaria Nisar

Professional Experience

Javaria Nisar is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS), Islamabad. She holds a Masters in Development Studies, with majors in Peace, Conflict, and Development, from the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan. Earlier, she worked in the Women’s Parliamentary Caucus at the National Assembly of Pakistan where she provided research and technical assistance to women parliamentarians. Her research interests include non-traditional security, peace and development, and aviation development.


Freedom to Hate?

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) recently adopted a resolution titled, ‘Countering religious hatred constituting incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence’. The motion, co-sponsored by Pakistan on behalf of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), called for states to review their existing laws and fill in gaps, especially the accountability gaps

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Beyond the West World

For many in our part of the world, development entails the application of Western ideas and ideals. But a certain class of development practitioners think otherwise. For them, borrowed ideas

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A Tale of Two Histories

As Israel celebrated its 75th ‘independence’ day on 25th April last month, Palestinians mourned more than seven decades of forced displacement and desolation in their own homeland

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