USAID, UNDP, and FATA Secretariat Launch PKR 1.6 billion ($15 million) FATA Economic Revitalization Program
Pakistan Launches Strategy to Improve Climate Finance Management, While New Report Highlights Climate Budget Allocations
As the world prepares for the United Nations climate change summit (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany next month – Pakistan has unveiled a strategy to align its climate action with its financial management systems. This aims to make existing responses to the challenges and opportunities posed by climate change more effective, and positions the country to better engage in negotiations and resource mobilization at the international level.
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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