NSW is a capstone endeavor of National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad. NDU feels proud to have organized 16 workshops since 2003. NSW is aimed at enabling the senior leadership from various segments of the society in understanding national security issues and policy formulation processes. Participants of NSW form a unique blend of notables including politicians/parliamentarians, senior civil and military officers and prominent members from the civil society. The scope of this workshop embodies thread bear discussion on fundamentals and attributes of strategy and statecraft, their relevance to Pakistan’s security, elements of National Power and their impact on national interests, impact of socio-political environment and economy on National Security, role of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy, role of Military Power in National Security and the formulation of Defence Policy and National Security Policy in the context of comprehensive security.