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Workshop on Political Education

Department of Development Studies, 27 March 2012


Department of Development Studies, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbotabad organized a workshop on Political Education on 27 March 2012. The resource person was Mr. Haseeb Kyani from PK_US Alumni Network.

Haseeb Ahmed Kiyani possesses over 14 years of experience in diverse areas with national/foreign organizations undertaking multimillion USD projects/programs in areas such as Democracy, Governance, Election Monitoring, Exchange Programs, Capacity Building, Peace building and Conflict Transformation, Education, Leadership development, Human and Consumer Rights.

Mr. Haseeb Kayani is also a winner of International Project Competition of US State Department funded Women Political Empowerment Project (WPEP) and got 4th position out of 708 projects from around the world and first in Asia. WPEP is focusing on capacity building of women parliamentarians and potential candidates on Election Campaign development and giving orientation to youth on Political Education. He is author of five publications including Module on Election Campaign Development (ever first in Pakistan) and booklet for youth on Political Education.

The following points were discussed to build future interaction between COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbotabad and PK-US Alumni Network:

  • Providing training to students for election campaign
  • Micro Entrepreneurship training for students
  • Conflict and peace studies program for one week Community College scholarships



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