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Ms. Aamna Rafiq


Research Associate

Areas of Research:

Cyberspace, Emerging Technologies, Arms Control and Disarmament

Ms. Aamna Rafiq is working as a Research Associate in the Arms Control & Disarmament Centre (ACDC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI). Previously, she has worked with Arms Control and Disarmament Affairs (ACDA) Directorate of the Strategic Plans Division (SPD) and Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS), Islamabad. As a Young Parliamentary Subject Expert, she also assisted the Senate`s Standing Committee on Defence Production at the Parliament of Pakistan. Ms. Rafiq holds an M.Phil degree in International Relations from Quaid-i- Azam University (QAU), Islamabad. She has completed her BS (Hons) Politics and International Relations from International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) with Gold Medal, Distinction and First Position. Her fields of interest include Cyberspace, Emerging Technologies, Arms Control and Disarmament.

aamna.rafiq@issi.org.pk
https://twitter.com/AamnaRafiq

Report – In-House Meeting “Hypersonic Missile Race: Regional and Global Implications”

The Arms Control & Disarmament Centre (ACDC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised an in-house discussion meeting on “Hypersonic Missile Race:...

Report: ACDC-HSF Online Workshop “Internet, Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Technologies – Implications for Security...

The Arms Control & Disarmament Centre (ACDC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation...

Report – In-house “ACDC Meeting with Pakistan Nuclear Society (PNS) Delegation”

The Arms Control & Disarmament Centre (ACDC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a three-membered delegation from the...

Report – “ACDC’s First Anniversary Review Meeting”

The Arms Control & Disarmament Centre (ACDC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised the “ACDC’s First Anniversary Review Meeting” on November...

Issue Brief on “New Programme of Action (POA) for Advancing Responsible State Behaviour in...

As the fourth and last round of discussions of the UNGA “Open-ended Working Group (OEWG)” concluded in December 2020, the member states...

Issue Brief on “US-India Strategic Tech Alliance (UISTA): An Assessment”

The United States’ National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) in its recent report proposed the creation of a US-India Strategic Tech-Alliance...

Issue Brief “Escalating Cyberwarfare in the Middle East”

As Iran marked the 10th anniversary of the Stuxnet, its nuclear facilities were again hit by a large number of cyber attacks...

Report – In-house Meeting on “Pakistan Defence Day Celebrations”

The Arms Control & Disarmament Centre (ACDC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised an in-house event on September...

Report – Webinar on “Changing Global Arms Control Norms: Prospects and Challenges”

The Arms Control and Disarmament Centre (ACDC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised a webinar on “Changing Global Arms Control Norms:...

Report – Webinar “COVID19: Use of Technology as a New Normal”

The Arms Control and Disarmament Centre (ACDC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised a webinar titled, “COVID19: Use of Technology as...