When I arrived in Pakistan as a UNDP surge staff one week after the deadly earthquake in 2005, over 70,000 people had lost their lives and 3.5 million people had been affected. The winter was also… Read more
The year 2020 posed challenges unlike any the world has experienced before. These ranged from the direct impacts of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which are overwhelming health care… Read more
What does tomorrow look like post Covid-19?
How can we become better ancestors to our future generations? Human beings are cognitively not good at thinking about the long-term. That is why futurists… Read more
The UNDP’s Director of Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Ms. Kanni Wignaraja, who is also the Assistant UN Secretary-General and Assistant UNDP Administrator, visited Pakistan on a virtual… Read more
UNDP’s Pakistan National Human Development Report (NHDR) - “The three Ps of inequality: Power, People, and Policy” - was launched today in Islamabad, Pakistan. The launch was attended by the Honorable… Read more
The report highlights why studying inequality is important for Pakistan, and how this issue has affected the country’s economic and social progress. It discusses how, despite the Constitution of… Read more
In this episode, Ehsan Gul (Head of Experimentation) and Javeria Masood (Head of Solutions Mapping) discuss the role of Accelerator Labs in bringing agility and systems thinking, and highlight key… Read more
Initiatives for strengthening social cohesion and building youth resilience (especially against involvement in anti-social and/or criminal activities) encounter numerous implementation and impact… Read more
Solutions Cast is a podcast series hosted by Innovation-AccLab Pakistan. In this series, we explore disruptions in the system, form connections, and highlight local innovation & solutions.
In this… Read more