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Narrative for rights based Pakistani future

ISLAMABAD – Centre for Civic Education Pakistan (CCEP) on Friday hailed the establishment of National Commission for Human Rights yet expressing its concern about impeding threats to constitutionally acknowledged citizen’s Rights to Association. CCEP had hosted a conference on “Narrative for rights based Pakistani future”. The speakers at the event shared their viewpoint about the […]

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Federation and the provinces urged to resolve conflicts at the CCI, the NEC, and the NFC

ISLAMABAD:  Besides crying foul for encroaching in provincial domains on part of federal government, speakers at a national seminar in Islamabad pointed out lethargic provincial governments in devising mechanisms and introducing legislation after the 18th amendment passed in 2010. Speakers were also of the view that instead of raising issues at outside forums, federal government […]

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Islamabad Resolve-2016

Adopted at annual National Conference on Narratives for rights based Pakistani future, January 2016 We the peace loving citizens with our unwavering faith in our prosperous federal-democratic future salute the civic courage of 50,000 plus citizens and citizens-in-uniform who paid the highest humanly possible price to sustain Pakistani dream. We particularly acknowledge the unsung heroes […]

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Critical Conversations for our Democratic Future

Speakers at a conference on “Critical Conversations for our Democratic Future” have called for inclusion of Constitution as part of regular curriculum and extra-curricular activities at all levels of education to deepen the understanding of the merits of the constitutional democratic process and pluralism. At the conference in Lahore, vice-chancellors of public sector universities suggested […]

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Civic education is a vital vaccine for democratic citizenship

Centre for Civic Education Pakistan (CCEP) has launched a nationwide advocacy campaign for inclusion of democratic civic education in textbooks taught in nations’ classrooms, public service media messages and training of political party workers. The campaign launched on the occasion of

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Democratic Accountability: Examining the Efficacy of Constitutional Instruments

Islamabad: The constitutionally-mandated reports on implementation of Principles of Policy and performance of Council of Common Interests, National Economic Council and National Finance Commission are a democratic instrument of accountability and oversight to gauge the government’s performance and functionality of the Constitution. This was observed at research-based seminar on “Democratic Accountability: Examining the efficacy of […]

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Implementation of citizens’ fundamental rights urged

LAHORE: Speakers at a roundtable conference titled ‘Implementation of Citizens’ Part of Constitution’ on October 14, 2014 urged the implementation of articles of constitution pertaining to fundamental rights of citizens. The Centre for Civic Education Pakistan (CCEP) organised the roundtable where CCEP Executive Director Zafarullah Khan gave a detailed presentation, highlighting fundamental rights issues faced […]

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Diploma Course on Fundamental Rights

 The Centre arranged the diploma course on fundamental rights from April 10-14 in Islamabad. The theme for the year was; “Right to be governed democratically.” Through a competitive process, 23 young leaders from all the four provinces of the country, as well as the federal capital were selected to participate. The faculty for the course […]

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Submission to Senate’s Special Committee to Examine the Election Issues

With due reverence, I appreciate the democratic political initiative taken by the Senate of Pakistan under your leadership to consider reforms in election laws before the next General Elections in 2013. Equally appreciable is the Committee’s gesture to hold this ‘Public Hearing.’ I honestly believe that electoral reforms primarily belong to political and parliamentary realm […]

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National Conference on State of Fundamental Rights in Pakistan

There is need to   promote  culture of research and teaching on fundamental rights at educational institutions of Pakistan. It was stated by speakers here at the ingaruation session of National Conference on State of Fundamental Rights in Pakistan Islamabad held here at local hotel of Islamabad.  The conference was organized by Centre for Civic Education […]

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