The 46th Advisory Board Meeting of NIOC took place on 11 January 2024. The following board members participated: Zahid Hussain, Samina Ahmed, Manzoor Ahmad, and Zubair Habib. Tariq Parvez and Jawaid Akhtar could not attend due to their prior commitments. NIOC Directorate was represented by the following: Tariq Khosa, Sarmad Saeed, Kaleem Imam, Nawaz Nadeem, Ammar Jaffri, and Hassan Sardar.

The following issues came under discussion:

1) CGR-NIOC will launch an Ideas of the Year Initiative to spotlight issues related with good governance and the rule of law. First Position Paper on Good Governance will be released in January 2024, prior to the national polls on 5 Feb 2024.

2) CGR-NIOC played an active role during the UNTOC Review Process in 2023. It will continue to actively participate in the Constructive Dialogues and other UNTOC-related activities at the UN Forums during 2024.

3) A Project Proposal on Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) was submitted to the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) which was under consideration.

4) CGR-NIOC will continue to support the UNTOC National Focal Person during the meetings and interactions related with the Working Groups on Human Rights and Trafficking in Persons.