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Transforming ideas into action – Understanding the Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index

To support continued research in the field of multidimensional poverty for improved policy making, UNDP has organized a training session on the MPI in…

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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…  


Youth Innovation Challenge: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The youth innovation challenge aims to promote youth engagement and ownership in ensuring peace and promoting inclusive development across the Province of KP. Grants of up to 70,000 PKR will be…  


UNDP Pakistan partners with Startup Fori Mazdoori to connect millions of youth to jobs online and jobs for the future

UNDP and Fori Mazdoori have partnered to strengthen the digital backbone of Pakistani labour market. The Fori initiative helps connect workers with potential employer through online services. Fori…  


Provincial launch event for a US$37 million UNDP-supported GLOF-II project

Following the Inception Workshop held in Islamabad on 5 July, 2018, the Government of Gilgit-Baltistan and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new US$37 million project today that…  


Tedx Islamabad – The Future is Young!

Pakistan is a young country. 64 percent of the country’s population is under the age of 29, with some 30 percent between the ages of 15 and 29. The recently launched National Human Development Report…  


SDC and UNDP Collaborate to Foster Evidence-Based Development Policy in Pakistan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) today signed an agreement that will help ensure that Pakistan’s efforts to achieve its…  


UNDP collaborates with HUM TV Network to promote empirically informed dialogues on the development challenges confronting Pakistan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HUM TV Network Private Limited to promote empirically informed dialogues on the development…  


First provincial strategy for climate finance launched

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in partnership with UNDP, announced the country’s first provincial strategy for financing climate action. The Climate Change Financing Framework (CCFF), which…  


Government of Pakistan launches US$37 million UNDP-supported project to protect some 30 million people from dangerous glacial lake outburst floods and other climate change impacts

The Government of Pakistan and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new US$37 million project today that will benefit more than 30 million people with scaled-up early warning…  


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…  

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