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Youth and Climate Change Perception Report

The main objective of the survey was to gauge the perception and knowledge regarding climate change among the youth of Pakistan. The survey aimed to collect information on a host of subject areas…  


Patchwork of prosperity

Khairpur, one of the largest and the most populous districts in Sindh, is a little more than a couple of centuries old. When the Talpur tribe wrested power from the Kalhoras in upper Sindh, Mir Sohrab…  


The journey of a small start-up to becoming Pakistan's premier book publishing platform: How social enterprises can help Pakistan meet Sustainable Development Goals

Daastan is a social enterprise based in Pakistan that started off as a team of three people giving freelance writers the opportunity to publish their work. The team would try to find employment as…  


European Union launches a new Rule of Law programme in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Newly Merged Districts and in Balochistan

Islamabad, 02 July 2021: -Today, the European Union and its partners launched a programme that aims to promote the rule of law and enhance the criminal justice system in Pakistan, with a specific…  


Passion for Tomorrow—stories of youth of Pakistan (Part 2)

UNDP believes that the young people of today are the leaders of tomorrow. We traveled all across Pakistan and gathered inspirational stories. #PassionForTomorrow is a campaign where we highlight the…  


Passion For Tomorrow—stories of the youth of Pakistan (Part 1)

Young people of today are the leaders of tomorrow. UNDP Pakistan has launched its latest campaign #PassionForTomorrow, that highlights the contribution of the youth of Pakistan to the lives of…  


UNDP and Jazz open registrations for SDG Bootcamps for Social Enterprises

Islamabad, 24 June 2021—Aimed at promoting social entrepreneurship and strengthening the startup ecosystem in the country, UNDP Pakistan and Jazz have launched SDG Bootcamp for Social Enterprises.…  


Water Woes | Making a Difference

Born in Skardu and raised in Islamabad, Saima Bibi found it difficult to adjust to life after marriage in Village Tholdi, Gilgit-Baltistan. Despite the harsh living conditions, most of the community…  


War between Lives and Livelihoods: Zarina’s Empowering Struggle

Zarina Bibi, aged 46, lives in Meeziwam village, Tehsil Sararogha, South Waziristan Agency. Her husband, who was working with the Frontier Constabulary, was kidnapped and killed by unidentified men…  


Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change visits UNDP’s projects in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit, 17 June 2021— Minister for Climate Change and Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) Malik Amin Aslam was in Gilgit Baltistan on a monitoring mission to visit UNDP’s project interventions…  

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