Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
The partnership between the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is very significant for our development work in Pakistan. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in 2018 signed an agreement that will help ensure that Pakistan’s efforts to achieve its Sustainable Development Goals are guided by evidence, research
Mr. Daniel Valenghi, Head of International Cooperation, Embassy of Switzerland in Pakistan, said, “The universal agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals – which Switzerland helped draft and which applies to it and the developing countries in equal measure – provides an important frame of reference for Switzerland's cooperation with Pakistan, alongside other core instruments such as the international human rights treaties. SDC places special emphasis on the building of trust between Pakistani citizens and the state of Pakistan, through better governance, access to justice and the protection of human rights.”
The support from SDC helped in providing legal services to
Our past collaboration on projects includes the Gender Support Programme, Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment, Environmental Education Promotion, Support to Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II formulation, Gender Responsive Budgeting Initiative and the Essential Institutional Reforms Operationalization programme.
The work of UNDP in Pakistan is made possible by the personal, financial, and professional commitments of its international and national partners. We actively engage in an array of development partnerships with all stakeholders, both national and international, working together in all phases of the development cycle, from programme design, implementation, review
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