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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.

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 12-07-2019

Second OHCHR Report on J&K


     EFSAS Commentary 05-07-2019

Chinese human trafficking in Pak


     41st Session of the UNHRC

Intervention-General Debate Item 5




EFSAS is pleased to welcome Dr. Shyamika Jayasundara-Smits as a Research Fellow

Dr. Shyamika Jayasundara-Smits joins EFSAS' Fellowship Program. She is an Assistant Professor in Conflict and Peace Studies in the International Institute…

EFSAS is pleased to announce its new partnership with SIB-Groningen

EFSAS establishes a new partnership with SIB-Groningen, which is the largest international student association of Groningen.

Mr. Timothy Foxley (MBE) joins EFSAS Fellowship Programme

EFSAS is pleased to welcome Mr. Timothy Foxley (MBE), an independent consultant specialising in political/military analysis and former Senior Analyst for…

News & Cases

EFSAS comments on the second OHCHR Report on Jammu & Kashmir

The terminology used by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is as inappropriate and mischievous as that used in the first report.

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EFSAS holds meetings with policy advisors on the sidelines of UNHRC

A delegation of EFSAS held meetings with Experts, Diplomats and Policy Advisors on the topics of terrorism and conflict management in South Asia.

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EFSAS comments on the Chinese human trafficking network in Pakistan

While Chinese authorities have recognized the issue of illegal cross-border weddings, they continue to deny claims of forced prostitution in China.

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Intervention by Mr. Junaid Qureshi (EFSAS) during 41st Session of UNHRC

Intervention made by Mr. Junaid Qureshi (Director EFSAS) on General Debate Item 5 during the 41st Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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