Karamat Ali (PILER)
June 5, 2015
- Executive Director
Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER)
Master’s degree in Development Studies, Institute of Social Studies, the Hague, Netherlands. Eminent labour and development activist over the last four decades. Has been a part of labour and peace movements in Pakistan and has played a key role in linking up these movements with regional and global counterparts. Founding Member: Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research; Pakistan-India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy; Pakistan Peace Coalition. Convener, South Asian Labour Forum, Pakistan Chapter. Member, International Council, World Social Forum; Member, Steering Committee, People’s SAARC; Member, International Advisory Committee, Hague Appeal for Peace. Former member of the board of several national development organizations. Former Member of many state-officiated committees on labour. Honorary Fellow, International Institute of Social History. Author of numerous articles and essays on labour, politics and development.