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Well-researched national policies can lead to sustainable urbanization: UNDP’s new report

The benefits of urbanization can be fully reaped if well-researched national policies and plans are put into place,’ finds the latest issue of Development Advocate Pakistan on ‘Sustainable…  


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…  


UNDP’s new documentary raises awareness about need for conservation of Brown Bears in Northern Pakistan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Pakistan marked the International Day of Biodiversity with the launch of its new documentary ‘Deosai – Wilderness in Peril’, produced in partnership…  


Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and UNDP sign new agreement to protect millions of people from dangerous glacial lake outburst floods in Northern Pakistan

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Letter of Agreement today to initiate progress on the Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOF-II) project…  


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.  


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:…  

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