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Brig(R) Mirza Saleem Beig
Head of Department
Department of UN Peacekeeping Training

CIPS
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
CIPS, NUST H-12 Islamabad
Tel : +925190856800

Specialization
Peacekeeping Training, Disaster Management

Education
Masters International Relations, M.Sc Disaster Risk Management,B.Sc (Honors) War Studies, Graduate from Marshall Security Center, Garmisch Germany on SSTaR Mission (Security, Stability, Transition and Reconstruction), Masters in Gender Studies-In Progress

Overview.

Served for 32 years in Pak Army on a variety of appointments ranging from Military Operations, Administration, Logistics, Operations in Aid of Civil Power and United Nations Mission in Liberia as Dy Brig ComdPossesses a variety of Instructional experience in Army Schools of Instruction and has served as a senior instructor as well as Commanded Instructional Divisions. Besides being Head of Department Peacekeeping Training at Centre for Peace and Stability (CIPS), in NUST, he is also a member of visiting faculty at Preston University M.Sc. Disaster Management, since April 2011. He has also served in Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) for three years, as Director-General Administration and Procurement. Head of PKT Department CIPS​​ since Dec 2014.

Academic Qualification                 

  • Masters International Relations         
  • M.Sc Disaster Risk Management
  • B.Sc (Honors) War Studies
  • Graduate from Marshall Security Center, Garmi​sch Germany on SSTaR Mission (Security, Stability, Transition, and Reconstruction)


Peacekeeping Related Courses from United Nations (UNITAR)

  • International Humanitarian Law and the Law of Armed Conflict:
  • Advanced topic in United Nations Logistics:
  • Commanding United National Peacekeeping Operations:
  • United Nations Civilian Police: Restoring Order Following Hostilities
  • The Conduct of Humanitarian Relief Operations:
  • Logical Support to UN Peacekeeping Operations
  • Security Measures for the United Nation Peacekeepers
  • Peacekeeping and Internal Conflict Resolution
  • Global Terrorism

 Other International Courses/Workshops and Seminars

  • Law of Armed Conflict – ICRC: 28 Sep09- 02 Oct 09
  • 26th South Asian Teaching Session on International Humanitarian Law: 06 – 10 Apr 2015, Islamabad
  • International Humanitarian Law (Capacity Building of Security Forces): 23 – 27 Nov 2015, Copenhagen
  • Law of Armed Conflict - Partnership for Peace Training Centre, Ankara, Turkey: 29 Feb – 11 Mar 2016
  • As a keynote speaker delivered Lectures to Crisis Management Staff Officers Course on Crisis Management and Peacekeeping Operations at Partnership for Peace Training Centre, Ankara, Turkey: 14-15 Mar 2016
  • Participation in Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operation, Dhaka in Seminar on United Nations Military Units Manuals (UNMUM): 26-29 Apr 2016
  • Supporting Humanitarian Action in Responding to Emergencies and Disasters (SHARED) Course: 22-30 Jun 2016 at Malaysian Peacekeeping Centre, Port Dickson
  • Advanced Course on International Humanitarian Law: 07-11 May 2018, at San Remo, Italy
  • Contributed as Instructor in Legal Aspects of Peace Support Operations Course conduct by KAZCENT, Almaty, Kazakhstan (4-8 Jun 2018)
  • UN Military Specialized Training Course on Child Protection (8-12 Oct 2018) in SWEDEN, Stockholm, Sweden

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Courses from United Nations (UNITR)
  • International Humanitarian Law and the Law of Armed Conflict:
  • Advanced topic in United Nations Logistics
  • Commanding United National Peacekeeping Operations
  • United Nations Civilian Police: Restoring Order Following Hostilities
  • The Conduct of Humanitarian Relief Operations:
  • Logical Support to UN Peacekeeping Operations
  • Security Measures for United Nation Peacekeepers
  • Peacekeeping and Internal Conflict Resolution
  • Global Terrorism

Other International Courses

  • Law of Armed Conflict – ICRC: 28 Sep09- 02 Oct 09
  • 26th South Asian Teaching Session on International Humanitarian Law: 06 – 10 Apr 2015, Islamabad
  • International Humanitarian Law (Capacity Building of Security Forces): 23 – 27 Nov 2015, Copenhagen
  • Law of Armed Conflict - Partnership for Peace Training Centre, Ankara, Turkey: 29 Feb – 11 Mar 2016
  • Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operations, Dhaka: Seminar on United Nations Military Units Manuals(UNMUM): 26 – 29Apr16
  • Supporting Humanitarian Action in Responding to Emergencies and Disastors (SHARED) Course: 22 –​ 30 Jun16 at Malysian Peacekeeping Trainig Centre, Port Dickson.
Short Courses and Workshops
  • Public Procurement Management from PPMI, Islamabad, 16 May-20 May11
  • Project Management Best Practices Workshop by UNOPS, 15 Mar13
  • Introduced Course on Disaster Management and successfully conducted the first course, for MS Social Sciences Students, in SZABIST Campus, Islamabad.
  • Drafted a Manual for new courses of Disasters Management Course for training of employees serving in disaster related organizations
  • Thesis on Mustring Stakeholders' Response for Comprehensive Disasters Management.
  • Associated with Disaster Research Institute of Preston University, Islamabad Campus as Lecturer from Mar 2011 till date
  • Delivered Lectures to the Regional Study groups comprising officials of line departments, invited from Southern Punjab and Sindh districts affected by Floods 2010.
  • Workshops were organized by Institute of Rural Management functioning under PSDP. Lectures detail is as follows:-
  • Risk Assessment Process: 19 Jul 2011 in Dreamland hotel.
  • Introduction and Fundamentals of Disaster Risk Reduction: 21 Jul 2011 in Dreamland Hotel
  • Organization and Policy Framework at national and International level: 21 Jul in Dreamland Hotel.
  • Use of Risk Information: 22 Jul in Institute of Rural Management
  • Hazards Risks and Vulnerability: 25 Jul in Islamabad Continental Hotel
  • Introduction and Fundamentals of DRM: 25 Jul in Islamabad Continental
  • Organizational Policy on DRM: 26 Jul in Pak Continental
  • Use of Risk Information: 26 Jul in Laraib Hotel
  • Risk Communication and Role of Media: 27 Jul in Institute of Regional Management, Islamabad.​
  • Delivered Lectures to Crisis Management Staff Officers Course on Crisis Management and Peacekeeping Operations at Partnership for
  • Peace Training Centre, Ankara, Turkey: 14-15 Mar 2016​