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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

Issue Brief on “E-Governance in Pakistan: A Reality Check”

National Security Advisor Lt General (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua recently said that “Pakistan needed to … develop an e-governance council for policy formulation according...

Issue Brief on “Weather Modification 2025: Time to Start the Countdown”

In 1996, US armed forces were presented with the striking research titled “Owning the Weather in 2025” under Project Air Force 2025. This research...

Report – In-House Meeting with Mr. Wajid Khan, Member of the European Union Parliament...

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organized an In-House Meeting with Mr. Wajid Khan, Member of the European Union (EU) Parliament from United...

Issue Brief on “The Chinese Dream of Digital Silk Road”

With the aim of transforming China into a leading and influential state in cyberspace through digital development, the government of China has been working...

Issue Brief on “5th AU-EU Summit 2017: Solution for African Migrant Crisis”

The 5th African Union – European Union Summit was held in Abidjan, the Republic of Ivory Coast on November 29 - 30, 2017. This...

Issue Brief on “US Cybersecurity Strategy Under Trump Administration”

The Trump administration is planning to launch a new National Cybersecurity Strategy based on the Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal...

Report- In-house meeting with Indonesian Media Delegation

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a 6-member Indonesian Media Delegation on November 6, 2017. The members of the Indonesian delegation included...

Report-Public Talk on “Successful Experiences of the Colombian Peace Process”

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organized a Public Talk under its Distinguished Lecture Series on October 24, 2017 on “Successful Experiences of...

Issue Brief on “Increasing Cyber Threats to Pakistan”

The United Nations ranked Pakistan 9th globally for its flourishing digital economy. Arrival of 3G and 4G technologies has revolutionized connectivity in Pakistan and...

Issue Brief on “1st EU CYBRID 2017”

EU Defence Ministers assembled in Tallinn, Estonia on September 7-8, 2017 for first ever strategic table-top cyber defence exercise “EU CYBRID 2017” – a...