During his welcome address, DG PICSS highlighted the importance of mutual interaction and sharing of ideas, information and perceptions between intelligentsia and think tanks for finding solution to common problems. Head of Italian delegation gave a detailed briefing on working of Centro Studi Internazionali (Ce.S.I), its area of expertise and scope. MD PICSS gave detailed briefing on expertise and domain of PICSS. PICSS team arranged detailed briefings on Pakistan’s Counter-Terrorism Policy, progress on National Action Plan, and radicalization in Pakistan. Italian delegation, shared their perspective on various issues including terrorism and violent extremism and Italian perspective on these issues.