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Canadian High Commissioner’s visit to GLOF-II office in Gilgit

The Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Wendy Glimour and the First Secretary Emilie Milroy visited GLOF II Gilgit office on 9th Feb 2021.  


World’s largest survey of public opinion on climate change: a majority of people call for wide-ranging action

UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote" reflects over half the world's population after results processed by the University of Oxford. Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global…  


Automated weather stations in Gilgit-Baltistan: where modern science meets the unforgiving nature

If we start traveling from the sea towards the north of Pakistan, the land keeps gaining altitude steadily. Islamabad is 1,770 feet with a population of over a million people.  


Tales from the Mountains

The northern areas of Pakistan are amongst the most beautiful parts of our planet. Here, nature can be witnessed in all its might and glory. The remoteness of this region has added to its mystique and…  


Prime Minister of Pakistan and UNDP commit to accelerate Pakistan’s Digital Transformation agenda

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aims to improve governance through digital interventions and formally develop its growing Digital Transformation portfolio. To expand this agenda, a…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

To illustrate the point, the 30th anniversary edition of the Human Development Report, The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene, introduces an experimental new lens to its annual…  


COVID-19 could force 207 million people into extreme poverty in the next decade, pushing the total to more than 1 billion, says UNDP study

The long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could push an additional 207 million people into extreme poverty over the next decade, bringing the total to over 1 billion by 2030, according to new…  


Second Provincial Project steering committee held to review the progress of UNDP’s Scaling up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Risk Reduction in Northern Pakistan (GLOF-II) Project

UNDP in Pakistan held the second Provincial Project Steering Committee (PPSC) for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to review the progress of the Scaling up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Risk Reduction in…  


Institutional Support to Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation - II

The project aims to provide assistance to the Government of Pakistan and its partners in the field of environment sustainability and increased resilience to climate change and natural disasters at…  


To soar higher, one must fly against the wind; stories of our Faces of Empowerment

For a very long period of time, the honor of men in Pakistan has been measured by their possession and control of Zar, Zan and Zameen – wealth, women, and land. Women have been traditionally bracketed…  

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