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Solar Powered Plant brings Clean Drinking Water to a Remote Village in Balochistan

For the past decade or so, Balochistan province has been affected by recurring droughts. Lack of water availability forced many people to migrate to distant towns—the situation deteriorated to a…  


Rehabilitation efforts bring children back to school

Until less than a year ago, Sakina Bibi and Zabihullah, still in the early years of childhood, spent their days running household errands — a sharp contrast to the carefree lives led by most children…  


Decentralisation & Local Governance

Decentralization & Local Governance is a multi-year, multi-tier, multi sector and multi-stakeholder project launched by UNDP Pakistan to strengthen participatory federalism and decentralization…  


If you can dream it, you can do it

“It was a bold decision to drop out of university and start my own business, that too when I had no specialised training in the field, but I did my best to convince my father. It took an entire year…  


International Volunteer Day recognizes volunteer’s contributions towards building resilient communities

The United Nations State of World’s Volunteerism Report 2018 was launched at a ceremony held to mark the International Volunteer Day 2018 in Islamabad today. International Volunteer Day, held each…  


New World: Community Stewardship and Water Replenishment for Drinking and Hygiene

Mobilizing communities and building capacities of women/youth to work together will open opportunities to maximize output and ensure sustainability. The project will, hence, use social, economic…  


New World:"Zindagi " Inclusive Sustainable Human Development Initiatives (3rd Generation)

Zindagi means Life. The installation of solar water filtration plants in seven polio high risk areas was initiated by Rotary, funded by Coca-Cola Pakistan through their implementing partner - UNDP.…  


Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Programme

The overall aim of the project is to promote a landscape approach for the survival of snow leopard and its prey species in Northern Pakistan by reducing threats and applying sustainable land and…  


Comprehensive Reduction and Elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Pakistan

During Pakistan’s green revolution in the 1950s chemical pesticides were widely promoted and used without clear understanding of the impact of POPs. Although laws related to the storage,…  


Scaling-up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) risk reduction in Northern Pakistan

The Scaling-up of GLOF risk reduction in Northern Pakistan (GLOF-II) project is a continuation of the four-year ‘Reducing Risks and Vulnerabilities from GLOF in Northern Pakistan’ (GLOF-I) project.…  

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