Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) and Bangabandhu Centre for Bangladesh Studies, Canada (BCBS) jointly organized a webinar on “The Rohingya Exodus in Bangladesh: Regional and Global Security Implications” on 09 November 2021.
Major General Md Emdad Ul Bari, ndc, psc, te, Director General, BIISS, gave the opening speech and Dr Kawser Ahmed, Adjunct Professor, University of Winnipeg and the Executive Director of BCBS, moderated the webinar. H. E. Dr Khalil Rahman, High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Canada and Chief Patron of BCBS, was present and gave his remarks. Professor Dr Imtiaz Ahmed delivered the keynote speech on “The Rohingya Crisis: Past, Present and Future”. There were two more presentations in the session. The first one was made by Dr Kawser Ahmed, Adjunct Professor, University of Winnipeg and the Executive Director of BCBS, titled “Ethnic Armed Insurgency in Myanmar and Panglong Peace Treaty: Implications for Future Repatriation of Rohingyas to Arakan”. The other presentation was given by Mr Abu Salah Md. Yousuf, Senior Research Fellow of BIISS, titled “Regional Security Dimension of the Rohingya Crisis”. There was an open discussion session after the presentations.