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UNDP Pakistan Annual Report 2020

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…  


Regional Director, UNDP in Asia Pacific, Kanni Wignaraja meets Pakistan’s leadership and development partners during her virtual mission; launches Pakistan National Human Development Report

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…  


UNDP’s Pakistan National Human Development Report on Inequality launched today

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…  


Pakistan National Human Development Report on Inequality

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…  


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…  


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…  


UN leaders give a global reality check on SDG progress

The UN Secretary-General launched today the first SDG Moment, an annual check-in of progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. He was joined, virtually, by activist…  


COVID-19 will widen poverty gap between women and men, new UN Women and UNDP data shows

The COVID-19 crisis will dramatically increase the poverty rate for women and widen the gap between men and women who live in poverty, according to new data released today by UN Women and the United…  


Faces of Empowerment

This brochure contains photographs of some of the outstanding women that we have had the privilege of working with. This brochure is a homage to the strength, resilience, and optimism of the women of…  


UNDP in Pakistan launched UNDP's signature publication — Global Human Development Report (HDR) 2019

UNDP in Pakistan launched the Human Development Report 2019, today, at Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Headquarters. The Human Development Report 2019 entitled, ‘Beyond Income, Beyond…  

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