The Roundtable Discussion centered around three thematic areas – Harassment at the Workplace, Equal Opportunity, and the Informal Sector – and was attended by representatives from business entities, members of the legal fraternity, academia, government and civil society organizations, which provided for a rigorous debate on the topic.
After the killing of Qasem Soleimani, chief commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Quds Force, by US forces on January 3, 2020 in Iraq, the Iraqi Council of Representatives (“CoR”) passed a Resolution calling on the government to seek the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq.
Focusing on ‘Protection Against Harassment at the Workplace’. This session, in particular, was conducted to acknowledge the tenth anniversary of the ‘Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act 2010’, to review the progress that has been made since its enactment, and discuss the way forward with experts in the field.
Since 9/11, India has been propagating the view that Pakistan is the epicenter of terrorism in the region. Conversely, despite sincere efforts by Pakistan to unearth the truth through evidence-based investigations, India has rejected every opportunity to work jointly and investigate acts of terrorism by following an evidence-based approach.
Two Saudi Aramco oil facilities were attacked with drones, with the Houthis, a Yemeni rebel group engaged in a conflict against Saudi forces, claiming full responsibility. This was considered the biggest attack on any oil infrastructure since Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990.