CPPG is the flagship institute for public policy and social science research at FC College. It aims to create an innovative and inclusive ecosystem for research and policy design in Pakistan. CPPG supports cross-cutting and interdisciplinary research and teaching on issues of socio-economic, political, and human development in Pakistan, and globally. At CPPG, students are encouraged to contribute to research and publish their theses via social science journals and as academic papers. The Centre’s Quarterly is a student-led academic newsletter that provides young researchers with a platform for developing and evaluating new ideas across thematic areas. The Centre’s mission is to produce evidence-based knowledge products and to expand the dialogue on public policy within a community of students, faculty, academics, and practitioners.

Dr. Matthew Cook


May 29, 2024 - 5:00 pm | May 22, 2024 - 7:00 pm

Spring Term Classes

Feb 12-June 14, 2024

Easter Break

March 28- April 1, 2024

Eid Holidays

April 8-12, 2024

Mid Term Exams

April 15-19, 2024

Labour Day  Holiday

May 01, 2024

Final Exams

June 6-14, 2024

Dr. Noel Khokhar HI(M) Discussion Paper
May 10, 2024
SUMMARY This Discussion Paper reviews National Commission for Minorities Act (NCMA) 2023. It posits a national action plan consistent with Pakistan’s international obligations, national, constitutional, demographic, and socio-political frameworks, and requirements of the Act for protection and promotion of rights of religious minorities. This paper conducts a reappraisal of governance structure and sets out proposals for optimum protection of minority rights.
INTRODUCTION Jourdain Vaillant, a diplomat and climate negotiator; Sohaib Anwar...
Jourdain Vaillant Quarterly
May 6, 2024 Seminar Series
INTRODUCTION Ahmed Nawaz, a CPPG Alumni and doctoral fellow at the University of...
Ahmed Nawaz Quarterly
Seminar Series

Hear From Our Alumni

Adnan Rasool

Executive Masters in Public Policy

Batch 2012 – 13
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Tennessee at Martin

Kainat Shakil

MPhil Public Policy

Batch 2016 – 18
Nonresident Research Associate at European Center for Populism Studies

Naseer John

Executive Masters in Public Policy

Batch 2014 – 16
Adjunct Faculty at the History and Pakistan Studies Department – FC College University, Lahore

Sara Pervaiz

Executive Masters in Public Policy

Batch 2012 – 13
Head of Career Services & Internship Office, FC College.

Waqar Uddin Butt

Executive Masters in Public Policy

Batch 2015 – 16
Project Director, Punjab Green Development Program, Environment Protection Department, Punjab