The purpose behind the creation of the SSII was to establish a dedicated academic and research institution for conducting research and trainings on important issues related to Pakistan’s security. SSII aim to put knowledge to practice by providing an alternate narrative in critical areas of Strategic Studies, especially Arms Control and Disarmament.

Chagai: Twenty Years Later

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Pakistan’s 1998 nuclear tests, Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII), organised a media workshop titled “Chagai: Twenty Years Later” on May 28, 2018. Representatives from different media outlets attended the workshop. Speaking on the occasion, DG SSII and Member National Assembly, Dr. Shireen M Mazari highlighted that Pakistan has strong…

Round Table Discussion: Building Bridges for Effective Nuclear Disarmament: Current Nuclear Challenges and Opportunities

Press Release (May 8, 2018) On May 8, 2018, Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) hosted a round table discussion on “Building Bridges for Effective Nuclear Disarmament: Current Nuclear Challenges and Opportunities”. The audience was informed that there are currently 15000 nuclear weapons in the world in 107 different locations spread across 14 countries. There is…

‘Public Talk’ with Former UN Ambassador Munir Akram on “The 2018 US Nuclear Posture Review: Global and Regional Security”

Press Release 17 April 2018 On Tuesday, April 17, 2018 the Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) organised a ‘Public Talk’ with Ambassador Munir Akram (Pakistan’s Former Ambassador to the UN) titled “The 2018 US Nuclear Posture Review: Global and Regional Security” at Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS), Islamabad. In her opening remarks Director General…