home2.jpg (13030 bytes)Based on the procedings of the seminar
The Role Of Civil Society in Pakistan and India:
Peace, Conflict Resolution, Democracy
by Jang Group of Newspapers (Pakistan)
& Friedrich/Naumann Foundation (Germany)
September 12-13, 1997
at Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi

Text edited by
Khurram Ali Shafique
Farida Z. Hemani


Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

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We may recognise that the role of civil society is limited to generating influence through democratic institutions and open discussion. At present, civil society in South Asia appears to be in conflict with the State as decision makers and the processes of decision making are set apart from social organisations, initiatives and public discussion.

Leaflet distributed at the seminar


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