Diplomacy, Law and Policy Forum

Project Overview The Diplomacy, Law, and Policy Forum is an online platform established with an aim to shape debate and dialogue on issues central to international humanitarian law, diplomacy and policy. A collaboration between the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Research Society of International Law (RSIL) in Pakistan, the DLP Forum seeks to address some…

DNFBP Compliance Forum Meetings

With increased regulation and introduction of anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) legislation, money launderers and terrorist financers have developed complex mechanisms to conduct illegal activities due to which keeping up with emerging money laundering threats has become integral to dealing with this type of criminal activity. Development of new technologies,…

Rule of Law Approaches to Prosecuting FTFs – Experts’ Dialogue

The challenge of prosecuting foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) rose to global prominence in 2012 with the influx of foreigners joining Islamic State/Daesh. In response to the threat posed by FTFs, the UN Security Council Resolution 2178 (2014), under binding Chapter VII powers, placed wide reaching obligations upon member states to curb the threat of FTFs,…

STOP ML

Project Overview In June 2018, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) identified Pakistan as a jurisdiction with strategic AML/CFT deficiencies. This so-called “grey-listing” spurred a flurry of action at all levels of the Government of Pakistan with the introduction of new laws and regulatory mechanisms. As a result, the Asia Pacific Group (APG), a FATF-style…

Handbook on Criminal Investigation in Pakistan 2021

View Chart Project Overview The criminal investigation process is an ever-evolving endeavor and requires consistent improvement in technique, know-how, and capacities. It is for this reason that under directions from the Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan, the various Provincial Police Services and other Police bodies with coordination from the National Police Bureau and expert services…

Trainings on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing

The Research Society of International Law (RSIL) collaborated with various institutions across the country to conduct 6 Trainings on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF). The trainings focused on the following areas:   Global Legal Framework on AML/CFT and Overview of Pakistan’s Compliance Nature of Terrorism Financing in Pakistan Domestic Implementation of AML/CFT in Pakistan:…

Signing of MoU with Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MoI&B) and Research Society of International Law (RSIL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in promoting awareness about laws and legal obligations among public, business community and professionals besides other concerned persons and entities. The MoU was signed by Joint Secretary MoI&B, Qamar Bashir and RSIL President,…