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‘Learning from the Grassroots’: Developing Pathways for Youth Engagement in Religious Seminaries of Pakistan

Madrassahs have historically served as centres of learning for clerics and religious scholars. In Pakistan, they have gained ascendency as welfare institutes, providing food, learning, shelter, and…  


UNDP Inaugurates Water Recycling Plant at a Car Service Station in Balochistan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with private sector partners inaugurated a water recycling plant at Byco service station in Quetta. The newly installed water…  


Bringing the unheard voices and unwritten stories to the fore

Alisha is part of UNDP’s Youth Empowerment Programme which supports youth development through investment in the 3E Framework (Education, Engagement and Employment). To mainstream and ensure inclusion…  


UN Assistant Administrator and Director Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) concludes 4-day visit to Pakistan

Assistant Administrator and Director Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Haoliang Xu has visited Pakistan on a 4-day official visit.  


Empowering rural women to support sustainable livelihoods

Life had not been easy for Bibi Hajra as a single mother. Each day started with her travelling long distances to reach houses in a relatively better-off neighbourhood — where she worked as a domestic…  


JS Bank and UNDP Pakistan sign a MoU for Microentrepreneurial Growth to Enhance Youth Empowerment

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan and JS Bank, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a framework for supporting micro entrepreneurial initiatives initiated…  


The FATA Transition and Recovery Programme (FTRP)

UNDP through its FATA Transition and Recovery Programme (FTRP) is supporting the efforts of the Government of Pakistan in implementing the recommendations of the FATA Reforms Committee Report and the…  


Farisa Memon: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Multi-Ethnic Neighbourhoods of Karachi

Farisa Memon is a 27 year old volunteer social worker from Saadi Town, a multi-ethnic neighbourhood in Karachi. Farisa started her social mobilization work by encouraging local young women to enrol in…  


The Government of Pakistan and the United Nations Development Programme agree to scale up youth empowerment initiatives

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Resident Representative a.i. Ignacio Artaza and his team briefed the Prime Minister and his Special Assistant on UNDP’s Kamyab Jawan:…  


JAPAN SUPPORTS VULNERABLE FAMILIES IN KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, SINDH AND BALOCHISTAN

Japan has announced its contribution of US$10.6 million to fight malnutrition, improve livelihoods and increase resilience to natural disasters in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Balochistan…  

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