Category: Adil Najam

‘At current rate, it will take till 2076 to attain full enrolment’

The Express Tribune Adil Najam, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies If the country maintains current school enrollment trends, it will take it till 2076 to achieve full enrolment. Annual improvement in enrolment rate will need to be raised fourfold to attain the full enrolment target by 2030… Expert quote: “The […]

Extremist attack kills 65 in Pakistan

Boston Herald Adil Najam, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Health A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber who targeted Christian families enjoying Easter Sunday at an amusement park in Lahore killed 65 people and injured hundreds of others — the latest in a string of soft-target attacks by Islamic terrorists that underscores the […]

Human development: ‘Promote education to avoid an Arab Spring’

The Express Tribune Adil Najam, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies “Pakistan is faced with the worst crisis in the form of unemployment and lack of education, especially among the youth who account for 64 per cent of the country’s population.” said Adil Najam, the Boston University’s Frederick S Pardee School […]

Why A Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Is Hopeful About Climate Change After Paris

Wisconsin Public Radio “The Kathleen Dunn Show” Adil Najam, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies A Nobel Prize-winning scientist says last month’s Paris agreement on climate change marks a new direction for global cooperation that very well may be led by new technology… Expert quote: “I think the new direction is […]

India’s Lit Up Border Can Be Seen From Space — But 237 Million Lack Electricity

Huffington Post Adil Najam, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies To mark the year’s end, NASA just released the “Top 15 Space Station Earth Images of 2015″ selected by its Johnson Space Center’s Earth Observations team. All 15 are spectacular, most are thought-provoking, but one in particular is sad… View full […]

Narendra Modi of India Meets Pakistani Premier in Surprise Visit

New York Times (subscription required) Adil Najam, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies It started with a private phone call by India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan to wish him a happy birthday… Expert quote: “I think it’s actually a good step. But that is […]