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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…  


UNDP Pakistan builds Gilgit Baltistan Judiciary’s capacity with Human Rights and Rule of Law trainings

This training on Human Rights and Rule of Law for Gilgit’s senior judiciary is a key component of UNDP Pakistan’s Amn-o-Insaf Programme that works with the government, rule of law & justice…  


UNDP, United States Government, and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government strengthen justice sector capacity

Successful governance institutions have systems and processes in place that contribute greatly towards their success. For this reason, on March 2-3, 2021, the United Nations Development Programme…  


How UNDP supported Ulfat to receive paralegal training

Ulfat Shaheen is a resident of Chitral. She has Master’s degree in English and teaches at a local college. She received Paralegal training conducted by UNDP. That training has enabled to work in her…  


Addressing COVID-19 in Pakistan using a human rights lens

The pandemic has highlighted shortcoming in our socio-economic systems— in how we work, live and cooperate. Millions of people without social protection or access to health care have lost their…  


Advocate Khunza Haji—the first woman from her village to go another city for higher education

Khunza is a remarkable young woman from Chitral who has accomplished her goals through her unwavering resolve. She hails from a village where girl’s education is not considered important. Despite her…  


Ministry of Human Rights & UNDP launch report on Covid-19 and Disaster Vulnerability in Pakistan

The Ministry of Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan launched a detailed report on “Covid-19 and Disaster Vulnerability in Pakistan: A Human…  


PAMframe: The latest tool improving sectoral planning in Pakistan

Governments are always under pressure to deliver, and rightly so. However, since the merger of Pakistan’s former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in…  

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