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Not merely a seat at the table, but an inclusive voice

Owing to the pandemic, it was not until seven months into my assignment, as an Associate Experimentation and United Nations Volunteer (UNV) at UNDP, that I met my supervisor, Ehsan Gul, in-person. One…  


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…  


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…  


Stories from the Future— an Experiential Lens

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…  


Building social cohesion and preventing criminal behaviour in Pakistan’s prisons

Initiatives for strengthening social cohesion and building youth resilience (especially against involvement in anti-social and/or criminal activities) encounter numerous implementation and impact…  


Untying a socially complex problem, one knot at a time

Following suit of the global partnerships between UNDP and Unilever, we started exploring the issue of plastic waste management with Unilever Pakistan. We investigated, mapped, and examined the entire…  


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…  


UNDP and JAZZ to work together for promoting youth-led social innovation in Pakistan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan and JAZZ, the country’s number one 4G operator and the largest internet and broadband service provider, signed a funding agreement worth USD…  


UNDP and Unilever Pakistan to work together to make Rahim Yar Khan a Zero Plastic Waste City

Through this partnership, Unilever and UNDP will work together to enable the plastic waste management ecosystem in Rahim Yar Khan. This initiative will test solutions to reduce plastic waste, and…  


President of Pakistan and UNDP to work together on extending Pakistan’s Digital Transformation agenda

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

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