Events: IMC


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IMC participation in notable events | 1993-2003

Along with public-run courses, IMC also organised these high-profile customised invitation-only events:

  • Led on training of civil-service officers of Information Group and GHQ at Information Service Academy | 1994-95
  • Assisted Press Institute of Pakistan's Legislative Reporting workshop in Islamabad and Lahore, with chief guest Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani, National Assembly Speaker then, Pakistan Prime Minister later | 1994
  • Participated in Pakistan Foreign Office course on Media Diplomacy | 1994
  • In-house training for the editorial staff of The Muslim, Islamabad with Robert S Mellis, ICFJ Knight Fellow, and an editor with The Miami Herald, Florida, USA | 1995
  • Participated in Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) course in Defence Reporting and field visits to the Line of Control and Siachen Glacier | 1997
  • Represented IMC in International Institute for Journalism's two-month Training of Trainers workshop in Berlin, Germany (1996)
  • Represented IMC in Pearson Peacekeeping Centre's two-week workshop in Nova Scotia, Canada | 1997
  • Represented IMC in month-long Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution summer school in Schlaining, Austria | 1998
  • Represented IMC in week-long International Security Seminar at GIIS, Geneva, Switzerland | 1998
  • Worked with the Knight Fellow of International Centre for Foreign Journalists (ICFJ) Washington DC | 1995
  • Worked with the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) Singapore | 1995
  • Visited the International Centre for Foreign Journalists Washington DC | 2001
  • Arranged talks and presentations by Deans of British University media programmes in Pakistan, like UWE Bristol | 1995
  • Made a presentation at the University of California at Berkeley's annual South Asia Conference on government and press relations | 2001
  • Arranged a week-long Train the Trainer for Journalists workshop for PPI and Pakistan Press Foundation's editors in Karachi | 2001
  • Attended a South Asian Editors Conference on Media Self Regulation in Colombo, Sri Lanka, at the invitation of Commonwealth Press Union (CPU) London | 2002
  • Contributed to Commonwealth Press Union (CPU) London's book on Imperfect Freedom: The case for self-regulation in the Commonwealth press | 2003

More Recent events

Recent projects | 2006-2020

  • Arranged a two-day Media Management workshop for GrameenPhone Bangladesh's general managers in Dhaka | 2006
  • Arranged a 10-day Media outreach workshop for Pakistani and Bangladeshi TV anchors and media people and civil society organisations with Search for Common Ground USA (SCG) in Nepal | 2008
  • Arranged a Train the Trainer workshop in Investigative Journalism for Afghan Master Trainers and journalists in Kabul | 2009
  • Project Ignorance How fake news are spread in Pakistan using photoshops and Whatsapp | 2016-onwards
  • Represented Pakistan in Think-Tanks Exchanges meeting at global Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing | 14-15 May 2017
  • Was interviewed by China's Sina Global Media which owns Weibo, China's version of Twitter, on China-India Doklam border standoff. Nine Questions | August 2017
  • Was invited by China Radio International (CRI) to visit China's achievements in technology and culture | May 2018

Future projects media and social media | 2023-25

  • Planned ranking of top 10 male and female news and current affairs anchors on Pakistan TV
  • Planned ranking of top 10 columnists in Pakistan print media in English and Urdu language newspapers
  • Planned ranking of top 10 Twitter and Facebook social influencers