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An Introduction to FIRD
Forum for International Relations Development (FIRD) is a UK based independent, non-governmental research and advocacy think-tank. The Forum is the initiative of leading British, European and international academics, scholars, researchers, community lobbyists, humanitarians, politicians and journalists to provide a common platform for sharing ideas, opinions and research results contributing to finding political solutions to global issues.
FIRD supports wide-ranging research and analysis of political, social and religious conflicts that have a direct bearing on international security. FIRD also works with British, German, Dutch, Indian and Pakistani institutions/organisations on counter-extremism, conflict resolution, peace building, rehabilitation and de-radicalisation.
FIRD is being led by Mr. Toaha Qureshi MBE, its Chairman and founder; a British Pakistani community lobbyist, social worker and philanthropist, who has dedicated his life to serve the community at large. Mr. Qureshi’s contributions are widely recognised in the prestigious political policy and social forums in the United Kingdom and abroad.