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Temporary Basic Income to protect the world's poorest people could slow the surge in COVID-19 cases, says UNDP

The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 cases by enabling nearly three billion people to stay at home, according…  


The Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP celebrate Pakistan’s achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action

The Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP hosted a media briefing today to celebrate Pakistan’s achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action, well before the 2030 deadline. The recent…  


UNDP paves the way for higher women representation in the legal profession in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Women are generally underrepresented in the legal profession in Pakistan. While the urban areas and cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa witness women practicing law and some also in few positions of power,…  


UNDP concludes Digital Hackathon in Punjab to find solutions for Climate Change disasters and COVID-19

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) concluded the final event of the “Master the Disaster” Digital Hackathon for Disaster Risk Reduction in Punjab, yesterday. After two sucessful digital…  


2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

The 2020 Human Development Report will delve into these issues and focus on how to rekindle our relationship with nature and improve people’s lives today and in the future, in balance with the planet.…  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to the…  


UNDP organizes Digital Hackathon in Sindh to find solutions for Climate Change disasters and COVID-19

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) concluded the Sindh segment of the “Master the Disaster” Digital Hackathon for Disaster Risk Reduction today– the second in a series of online…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Global human development – which can be measured as a combination of the world’s education, health and living standards – could decline this year for the first time since the concept was introduced in…  


COVID-19 Recovery Must Deliver Universal Health Insurance, Safety Nets and Affordable Internet Access, says UNDP

Governments must dramatically overhaul policies and invest in public health, economic stimulus, and social safety nets, to help countries recover faster from the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new report…  


UNDP supports the National Health Hackathon for local health care tech-solutions for communicable diseases including COVID-19

UNDP partnered with National Incubation Center (NIC), Jazz xlr8, and Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination to support the National Health Hackathon. The online Hackathon was…  

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