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UNDP Pakistan holds a provincial dialogue on the role of policymakers in reducing inequalities

To scale up inequality debates at the provincial level, UNDP Pakistan through its Punjab SDGs Support Unit organized a provincial dialogue with the Punjab SDGs Taskforce, on the ‘Role of Policymakers…  


Lessons from the field: What the NHDR 2020 consultations taught me about inequality in Pakistan

When we speak on behalf of communities less fortunate than ourselves, we run the risk of viewing their lives through the contours of our own - our past, our politics, and even our privilege.  


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…  


UNDP Pakistan's Twitter Chat on Inequality and COVID-19

The Twitter chat served to connect Pakistanis with domain experts, helping them understand the way inequality has both informed the COVID-19 crisis in the country, and how it has in turn been informed…  


2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

The 2020 Human Development Report will delve into these issues and focus on how to rekindle our relationship with nature and improve people’s lives today and in the future, in balance with the planet.…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Global human development – which can be measured as a combination of the world’s education, health and living standards – could decline this year for the first time since the concept was introduced in…  


Inequality and its Discontents: Crafting Pakistan’s National Human Development Report

The Pakistan National Human Development Report (NHDR) on Inequality, set to be released this year, recognizes the need for a nuanced discussion of inequality in the country.  

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