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The Royal Norwegian Embassy extends partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the social and economic empowerment of young people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

September 19, 2018: To support the work on the social and economic empowerment of youth in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Royal Norwegian Embassy signed a partnership agreement of USD 2.87…  


To promote the social and economic development of the youth, UNDP partners with the Youth Affairs Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

In efforts to promote the social and economic development of young people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, UNDP under the Youth Empowerment Programme signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) with the provincial…  


Engage, innovate, co-create

The energy was infectious at the National Incubation Centre, in Islamabd, where young people had gathered to design solutions for the start-up ecosystem in Pakistan. The event was first of its kind…  


Microsoft Pakistan collaborates with UNDP for youth-development

Microsoft Pakistan, a global leader in technology and innovation, has recently signed an MOU in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The primary objective of this…  


Youth Building Peace

The United Nations recognizes the invaluable role of young people as agents of change, progress, and development. This role is celebrated every year on the International Youth Day; an occasion to…  


A boxer turned fashion designer inspires others to escape violence

As a child Wasim Soomro watched as famous fashion designers showed their creations on television. He enjoyed seeing their creative designs and envied their rise to fame and fortune doing what they…  


Training for persons with disabilities in the garment sector to increase their employability

In partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Youth Employment Project (YEP) and Soorty Enterprises are working with…  


Nazra’s sewing business in village Pak Ismail Khel, Bannu

Patriarchal family systems are normal in conservative areas like Bannu and women’s mobility is restricted to the domestic space. While a complete transition is difficult and time-consuming,…  


Forging partnerships for youth employment in Karachi

Pakistan has a growing youth population. Thirty-two percent of youth are uneducated with no vocational skills, making this segment of society vulnerable to violence and extremism. Under the Youth…  


UNDP Pakistan signs partnership with SMEDA to help at-risk youth run their own businesses

The Youth Employment Project at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan signed a partnership with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) to provide…  

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