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Four social enterprises emerge victorious in UNDP-Jazz SDG Bootcamps 1st cohort

Four social enterprises have emerged victorious from the first cohort of the UNDP-Jazz’s SDG Bootcamps for Social Enterprises. Overall, 70 social enterprises from across Pakistan participated in the…  


Government of Pakistan and UNDP launches Digital Media Development Programme for youth skills development

Digital Media Development Programme (DMDP), a flagship initiative of the Government of Pakistan was inaugurated by Digital Media Wing (DMW), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in partnership with…  


Green tunnels—an alternative livelihood option in mountain areas

The Hindu Kush-Karakoram and Himalayan mountain region in Gilgit-Baltistan is faced with diminishing livelihood opportunities due to over exploitation of existing resources and changing climate…  


Replenishing the mountain ecosystems—when nine billion liters of water tapped from nature is ploughed back to nature

Mountain regions are complex in their geomorphology and therefore more vulnerable to variations in temperatures and changes in patterns of hydrology. Both have a direct impact on mountain communities,…  


Walking the Climate Talk

Pakistan has reason to celebrate! It has been able to reduce its vulnerability to climate change by three points - from 5th in 2020, to 8th in 2021. Pakistan also earned the privilege of hosting the…  


Walking the Climate Talk

Pakistan has reason to celebrate! It has been able to reduce its vulnerability to climate change by three points - from 5th in 2020, to 8th in 2021. Pakistan also earned the privilege of hosting the…  


UNDP and University of Balochistan’s SDG Challenge Cup 2020 comes up with innovative solutions to improve public service delivery

UNDP has been supporting the University of Balochistan in the establishment of Government Innovation Lab (GIL) in the university premises. GIL works closely with academia, students, government…  


Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP launch the Youth and Climate Change Perception Report

Islamabad, 16 July 2021: The Ministry of Climate Change in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan launched a comprehensive report on “Youth and Climate Change…  


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…  


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…  

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