Balochistan accounts for nearly half of Pakistan's total land mass, it is endowed with vast amounts of natural resources and minerals, and has become an important economic and strategic hub for the country. However, grave concerns exist regarding to how the existing infrastructural projects and related investments contribute to the Balochistan region and its community, which is deprived of its most basic needs.
To raise awreness on this imporant issue, the Baloch Voice Association will host a panel discussion in the European Parliament on 24 January regarding the impact of China's One Belt One Road Initiative on the human rights in Balochistan, kindly hosted by MEP Ward (S&D, UK)
Please join us for an interesting debate with MEPs, NGOs and academics. Speakers will soon be announced so make sure to keep an eye on our page.