Colonel A K M Nazrul Islam, afwc, psc, G, Acting Director General of BIISS attended the 10th Bi-Annual International Conference of the Council for Asian Trans-national Threat Research (CATR) held in Manila, Philippines from 27-29 October 2010. The theme of the conference was the Emerging Landscape of Transnational Threats: Taking CATR to the Next Level. The Conference was organized by the CATR and the Philippine Institute for Peace, Violence and Terrorism Research (PIPVTR), with the support of the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) of the United States. The Conference was attended by 39 participants from Afganistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and United States. Colonel Nazrul presented a paper on Water Security: Bangladesh Perspective in the conference.