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Pakistan Stock Exchange launches a comprehensive SDGs section on its official website

The upcoming ten years have been marked as the “Decade of Action”- a nudge to every citizen, every organization and authority to play its vital role in the progress of achieving the SDG goals. This…  


Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP celebrate International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction by handing over District Emergency Response Cell equipment to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government

In order to prepare the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for rapid disaster recovery and response, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) arranged a hand over ceremony for District Emergency…  


Green Economy and its interlinkages with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the Sindh chapter.

Green economy promotes resource efficiency through lower carbon emission and social inclusivity. In a green economy, employment and income are driven by public and private investment into economic…  


Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP in Pakistan hold a project consultation meeting for the Scaling up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Risk Reduction in Northern Pakistan (GLOF-II) Project

Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP in Pakistan held a project consultation meeting for the Scaling up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Risk Reduction in Northern Pakistan (GLOF-II) Project. The…  


Azm-e-Nau: How challenges presented by COVID-19 became an opportunity

Azm-e-Nau, meaning a new age, is the reprioritization of development to a world that has fundamentally changed. Pakistan reported its first Coronavirus case in late February. A national lockdown…  


Young People in Prisons: Pathways for Rehabilitation and Reintegration

As part of its initiative to promote dialogue on development challenges faced by vulnerable segments of the youth population in Pakistan, UNDP in partnership with the National Dialogue Forum (NDP),…  


Faces of Empowerment

This brochure contains photographs of some of the outstanding women that we have had the privilege of working with. This brochure is a homage to the strength, resilience, and optimism of the women of…  


Why having in-house Innovation know-how is necessary for UNDP country offices: Lessons from Pakistan

By now we all know that we have "to do innovation" in our development work, but what does that really mean for a country programme? In 2017, when we began the journey to embed innovation in the…  


UNDP’s Local Government Ambassadors: Jamrud’s new frontline workers

“Stay at home” was the call from a loudspeaker that echoed in a remote village of Jamrud in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The village men sitting in the hujra (sitting room) were fuming. Though most of them…  


Project completion report: Devolving Rights in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

This Project Completion Report summarizes the project achievements during the three years of implementation, analyses the project’s impact and suggests a way forward for strengthening rights-based…  

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