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Mr. Jami Chandio
Executive Director
Jami Chandio Mr. Jami Chandio is renowned writer, scholar, and activist. He is executive director of the Center for Peace and Civil Society (CPCS), a think tank based in Pakistan’s Sindh province. He edits CPCS’ quarterly journal Freedom and oversees policy dialogues and research programs that target civil society, especially young writers, journalists and academia. One of Pakistan’s most celebrated writers and scholars, Mr. Chandio is the former editor in-charge of Ibrat, Pakistan’s largest Sindhi-language daily newspaper, a former anchor on Sindh TV and KTN, and former chair of the Liberal Forum of Pakistan. The only two-time winner of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society Award (in 2000 and 2001), he has authored more than a dozen books in Sindhi, Urdu, and English on literature, politics and Sindh. 

He has worked with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in Pakistan as a political expert since 2004. He was awarded Reagan Fascell Democracy Fellowship in fall 2008 by International Forum for Democratic Studies, Washington DC andduring his fellowship; Mr. Chandio conducted research on the ‘Crisis of Federalism and Prospects for Provincial Autonomy in Pakistan’ and wrote a book on the subject.

He represented South Asia as a political expert in an international CALD-ALDE conference in European Parliament-Brussels in 2004. He is alumni of various regional and international policy think tanks like ‘Regional Center for Strategic Studies-Colombo’ (RCSS), ‘Wilton Park-UK’, and ‘International Academy for Leadership-Germany’ (IAF) ‘United States Institute of Peace’ (USIP) Washington DC and ‘International forum for Democratic Studies’, ‘National Endowment for Democracy’ (NED). He is member of ‘Network of Democracy Research Institutes’ (NDRI), world’s largest network of democracy research institutes. His fields of interests include Politics, Pure Literature and Philosophy.,,

Ms. Bilquees Javed
Administration and Accounts Officer
Bilqees Javed Ms. Bilquees Javed heads the administration and accounts section of CPCS. She has vast experience of teaching and administration. She is sociologist by training and she has done B.Ed from University of Sindh.

Mr Amir Raza Memon
Senior Program Officer
Aamir Raza Memon Mr Amir Raza Memon is senior program officer of CPCS who heads the desk of advocacy and training section. Mr. Memon also conducts a weekly TV talk show on policies issues on Sindh TV. He is alumni of United States International Visitors Programs for Leadership and visited USA in September 2009. He is one of vibrant voices of democracy in civil society of Sindh and Pakistan.

Mr. Irshad Laghari
Program Officer
Irshad Laghari Mr. Irshad Laghari is program officer of CPCS and heads the desk of literature development of political and civic education. He is an experienced journalist, poet and man of letters. He writes weekly column for daily Ibrat Hyderabad, Sindh. He is also assistant editor of Quarterly journal FREEDOM.,

Mr.Jamil Hussain Junejo
Program Officer
Mr.Jamil Junejo is program officer working in monitoring and evaluation section of CPCS. He is a writer as well development activist having Masters in English from University of Sindh.

He has been writing articles on various themes published mainly in Indus Asia Online Journal .Mr. Junejo has been honored with award of best fellow of the one year ‘Youth Leadership Development Program" by CPCS, Centre for Peace and civil society.

Areas of his interest are Politics, History, Literature and comparative study of religions. He has special interest of program management, manual development, coordination, team building, Monitoring & Evaluation and development of organizational and institutional capacities.

Mr. Muneer Hussain Chandio
Assistant program Officer/Publication Officer
Muneer Hussain chandio Mr. Muneer Hussain Chandio is Assistant program Officer/Publication Officer of CPCS. He is young writer and student of Sindhi literature who has interest in research. He looks after production of publications of CPCS and also works as sub editor of Quarterly Journal FREEDOM.

Mr. Suleman Samejo
Incharge Computer Section
Suleman Samejo Mr. Suleman Samejo is in charge of computer section of CPCS. He looks after all the matters related to computer section. He designs the titles of all publications of CPCS and composes all the books, reports and manuals. He is an experienced professional who has worked more than 10 years in this field.

Mr. Shafi Burhamani
Office Assistant
Mr. Shafi Burhamani is office assistant and circulation manager of CPCS. He also looks after logistics of CPCS trainings and advocacy seminars. He makes videography and photography of all CPCS activities.
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CPCS is member of the �Network of Democracy Research Institutes� (NDRI), and it is the second organization from Pakistan after PILDAT which has got formal membership of world�s largest network of democracy research institutes.
CPCS works in collaboration and partnership with many local, national, regional and international civil society organizations. Some of the links are given below:
D-72, London Town, Opposite Max Bachat, Qasimabad,
Hyderabad, Sindh
Ph Numbers: 92 22 2904408, 92 22 3029218,