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.
The year 2016 marked the 50th anniversary of UNDP’s close partnership with the world’s governments and peoples to realize our shared dream of a world without poverty, inequality and injustice.
The primary objective of this partnership is to complement each other's efforts to benefit the youth of Pakistan as well as the broader community.
Constable Khan comes from Swabi, a district in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province where strong cultural mores prevent women from working outside the home. Khan broke from this longstanding tradition and joined the KP police force in 2008.
In Pakistan, UNDP has celebrated significant progress in sustainable human development during the past year, with many initiatives focusing on those who risk being left behind in development
This year, the International Youth Day is committed to ‘celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace’.
Zakirullah, 15, will never forget the day that a verbal exchange with a neighbour turned physical and he was stabbed between the ribs.

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22.2%

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29.5%

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