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National Parliamentary Consultation on Sustainable Development Goals

A two-day National Parliamentary Consultation on SDGs organized by SDG Taskforce of National Assembly of Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS), UNDP &…  


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…  


UNDP Convenes its First Advisory Council Meeting for Pakistan’s Third National Human Development Report on Inequality

UNDP organized its first Advisory Council meeting for the Pakistan National Human Development Report (NHDR) on Inequality. The members included Pakistan’s foremost academics, technical experts, and…  


SDG Tech Lab Inaugurated at ITU

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Tech Lab in collaboration with United Nations…  


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…  


UNDP Pakistan and Kashf Foundation partner to train and mentor 8,000 youth on entrepreneurship

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Pakistan and Kashf Foundation have partnered to train and mentor 8,000 young men and women in entrepreneurship skills in targeted areas of Sindh and…  


PepsiCo and UNDP sign MoU to assist young people into the workforce

PepsiCo Pakistan and the United Nations Development Programme in Pakistan (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Islamabad today. Krista Pilot, PepsiCo Vice President Corporate Affairs…  


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the University of Baltistan, Skardu enter a new framework of cooperation to support Climate Action

A Statement of Intent (SoI) was signed jointly by the University of Baltistan, Skardu, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Development Programme…  


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…  

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