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Side-event by EFSAS during upcoming 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council


The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) will be organising a Side-event during the upcoming 39th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

The title of the Side-event is: "Preventing and Combating Growing Terrorism in South Asia". A group of international experts will deliberate upon the growing terrorism in the volatile region of South Asia and will discuss strategies for its prevention and combat.


The session will be moderated by Mr. Junaid Qureshi (Director EFSAS), and the speakers will include: 


  • Dr. Paul Stott – Author of books, lecturer at the University of Leicester and in the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS, University of London and Research Fellow of EFSAS 
  • Mr. Jason Wiseman Special Advisor Committee on Terrorism in the EU Parliament, Research Analyst NATO Association of Canada and Former General Secretary of the Atlantic Treaty Association 
  • Dr. Dorothée Vandamme – University of Louvain, Centre for the Study of Crises and International Conflicts and Research Fellow at the Genesys Network