With support from UNDP, the Mainstreaming, Accelerating and Policy Support for SDGs in Sindh Province has established a provincial SDG Support Unit in the Sindh Planning and Development Board. This aims to mainstream the SDGs into provincial development plans and strategies; strengthen coordination, monitoring, and reporting; support integrated and innovative approaches; and support policy, research, and knowledge management. The Government of Sindh has spent Rs 29 billion for 750 new schemes in 2016–2017 and allocated Rs 56 billion in 2017–2018 for 541 new schemes related to SDG achievement.
We work collectively with Pakistan's people and government on developing & supporting nationally-driven solutions to challenges & improving livelihoods.
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Pakistan's Vision 2025 reaffirms the need to make economic growth inclusive and sustainable in order to eradicate poverty. It also recognises that poverty is multidimensional, encompassing not only monetary deprivation but also the inaccessibility of healthcare, education and other amenities for all communities across the country.
In accordance with the Government's commitment to eradicate poverty, this report presents Pakistan's first national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) based on the Alkire- Foster methodology. It has three dimensions: education, health and living standards. To tailor the measure to Pakistan's context and public policy priorities, 15 indicators were used for this national measure, instead of the 10 employed for the global measure.
UNDP is working with the Government of Pakistan, civil society, national partners and the people of Pakistan to help find solutions to persistent development challenges.
We work to build lasting institutional capacity, provide technical expertise to improve development outcomes, and help link the Government and people of Pakistan to innovative global solutions in areas such as improved data quality and collection, better environmental management, climate change finance and adaptation, strong and accountable governance mechanisms and capacities to respond effectively to conflict and disasters.
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