EU/UNDP Joint Statement On Allegations of Women Being Barred From Voting in KP local Government ElectionsMay 29, 201529 May, 2015, Islamabad: According to recent media reports, candidates, community elders and religious leaders in some constituencies are preventing women from voting in the local government elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which are scheduled to take place on Saturday 30 May.
Underutilised: Pakistan spending 6% of budget on climate change-The Express Tribune May 26, 2015ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first-ever Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Review (CPEIR) report was launched on Monday focusing on federal and provincial budgetary allocations for climate change.
Climate Change Pakistan among most vulnerable countries-Business RecorderMay 26, 2015Pakistan is assessed to be one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change with particulate threats to water, energy and food security, according to United Nations Development Porgamme (UNDP).
PAYMENTS PROGRAMME FOR EBOLA RESPONSE WORKERSMay 18, 2015
Important Reforms Made in Cantonment Board ElectionsApr 29, 2015Another critical step in the realization of decentralization and local government was taken on 25 April with the conduct of cantonment board elections. The cantonment board polls are now the second group of local elections to take place following the conduct of local bodies’ elections in Balochistan. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will hold elections on 30 May, and elections in Punjab, Sindh, and the FCT should take place soon after.
N-Peace Awards 2015: Nominations OpenApr 27, 2015UNDP Pakistan became a member of the N-Peace Network in 2014. N-Peace is a multi-country network of peace advocates in Asia working on the advancement of women and peace issues. The network is coordinated by UNDP’s Regional Hub and supports women's leadership for conflict prevention, recovery, peacebuilding and more. Other countries that are part of the network include Nepal, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Myanmar and the Philippines.
CPNE-UNDP media training workshop continues for second day - The News Apr 26, 2015PESHAWAR: The three-day media training workshop on decentralisation of powers to the federating units in the wake of 18th amendment, organised by the Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) and UNDP, got underway here on Friday with Chief Minister Khyber Pakthunkhwa, Pervaiz Khattak in the chair, continued for the second day.
Akkakhels start leaving Jalozai camp for home - Dawn NewsApr 17, 2015LANDI KOTAL: The repatriation of the internally displaced persons of Bara, currently residing at Jalozai camp in Nowshera district, was finally started on Thursday. On the first day of repatriation, 66 Akkakhel families returned to their area after spending nearly six years at the camp. “The returning families are simply overjoyed as they were issued Voluntary Return Forms (VRF) along with ATM cards which guarantee them cash amount of Rs10,000 for the journey and an immediate cash grant of Rs25,000,” a jubilant Najib Jan told Dawn by his mobile phone from Jalozai camp.
- Vocational training for women in Bannu aims to improve livelihoods of the displaced and hosting communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Read more: http://bitly.com/1RJ2OLT 15 hours ago
- Almas Begum, a resident of Peshawar, opened up a small shop inside her house after receiving a grant from UNDP as part of a project to improve livelihoods in refugee hosting areas. Read more about our work: http://bitly.com/1IuUriA Photo by Myra Qureshi/UNDP Pakistan 21 hours ago
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