On August 19, 2022, The Center for Security, Strategy and Policy Research (CSSPR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI), to facilitate academic collaboration between the two outfits. Held at The University of Lahore, the signing ceremony was administered by Director, CSSPR, Dr. Rabia Akhtar, and President, IPRI, Amb. Dr. Raza Muhammed. As per the terms of the MoU, CSSPR and IPRI will join hands to conduct joint research, organize conferences and dialogues, and enable scholarly exchanges on a host of security and foreign policy issues. Both Dr. Akhtar and Dr. Raza stressed the need for bolstering such partnerships, with a view to producing quality, data-driven research for the betterment of policymaking in diverse fields.