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European Foundation for South Asian Studies

Located in Amsterdam, the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) is an EU accredited leading independent, non-profit think tank and policy research institution.

EFSAS specifically focuses on South-Asia, Terrorism, Indo-Pak relations and the Jammu & Kashmir conflict.

The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) provides strategic in-depth analysis, research, statistical data, policy advice and forecasts related to developments in the fields of politics, international relations, conflict management, human rights, security, diplomacy, strategic affairs and conflict resolution.

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     EFSAS Commentary: 20-07-2018 

Plight of Pak Electorate


     EFSAS Commentary: 13-07-2018

Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's return


     EFSAS delivers lecture on radicalization

Workshop in Poland












Ms. Barakova delivers lecture on Social Media and Radicalization in South Asia during Erasmus+ workshop in Poland

Ms. Yoana Barakova was invited to deliver a workshop on ‘Social Media and Radicalization’ during an Erasmus+ KA1 project in Poland

Ms. Tina Billington-Hughes joins EFSAS' Fellowship Program

EFSAS is pleased to welcome Ms. Tina Billington-Hughes, Deputy Programme Leader on the BA Policing Practice and BA Criminal Investigation with Policing…

EFSAS' Article on the impact of CPEC on the lives of the common Pakistani people

EFSAS' Article on the economic implications of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor and whether Beijing indeed treats its ‘all-weather friend’ as a brother…

Speech of Mr. Junaid Qureshi during Congress on 'Violence and Radicalism', in Dresden, Germany

The Director of EFSAS explained the remarkable expansion of terrorist forces in the region and challenges for the West.

News & Cases

EFSAS comments on a suicide attack in Mastung killing 149 participants

On 13 July, a suicide bomber killed at least 149 participants at the rally in Mastung, including Siraj Raisani, the candidate of the Baluchistan Awami Party.

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EFSAS meets Associate Fellow at the Clingendael Institute

EFSAS held a meeting with Ms. Susanne Kamerling, Associate Fellow at the Clingendael Institute of International Relations at EFSAS' office in Amsterdam.

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EFSAS comments on ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's return to Pakistan

An accountability court in Pakistan sentenced deposed PM Sharif, leader of PML-N, to 10 years in prison for owning assets beyond his known sources of income.

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EFSAS discusses Terrorism, CPEC and J&K with MEPs in Brussels

EFSAS held meetings at the European Parliament in Brussels, with Members of the European Parliament (MEP) Mr. Geoffrey Van Orden and Mr. Tomáš Zdechovský

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