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Empowerment through skill development: How Samina became the bread earner of the family

As a child, the now 26-year-old Samina dreamt of becoming a doctor. But she had to drop out of school in second grade as the school was far away from her home in Khyber District. She spent her…  


Mobiliti’s quest: Building a better more abled world

Seyyam shuffles down the lane to bowl, three fingers grip the seam of the cricket ball, feet skipping, body arching, he releases the ball spinning in the air, it lands left then darts right staying…  


Passion for Tomorrow—instilling skills of the future, for our future!

UNDP’s Youth Empowerment Programme has been partnering with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) to provide advanced digital skills trainings—to develop a cadre of experts on skills…  


Passion for Tomorrow—Women on Wheels gaining freedom of movement

An empowered woman generally has mobility independence. Freedom of movement is one of the ways through which women can achieve economic independence. By training 400 women in Sindh to ride bikes, we…  


United Nations Development Programme and National Incubation Center Lahore at LUMS host innovators in plastic waste recycling at SolutionsFest 2.0!

Innovation-Acceleration-Lab, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan collaborated with National Incubation Center Lahore (NICL) at LUMS to host SolutionsFest 2.0: Reimagining our…  


High Court of Balochistan and UNDP hold a consultative workshop on amicable settlement of civil disputes

High Court of Balochistan and UNDP Pakistan held a consultative workshop on court annexed mediation. The two-day consultative workshop was held with support from the European Union. Sub-section 89-A…  


Intelligence report: Rethinking Pakistan’s Relationship with Plastics

The problem of plastic waste pollution is complex, conditional and collective. It is a product, an industry, a habit and an entire consumption cycle with a systemic nature, touching many industries…  


UNDP and the Coca-Cola Foundation partner to #StopTheSpread

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) have designed a #StopTheSpread of COVID-19 project to increase awareness about Covid vaccinations. The $20 million…  


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…  

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