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Rising out of the pandemic by addressing psychosocial trauma

Mustafa, an electrical engineer being the sole earner in a family of six, was accustomed to working hard to financially support his family. However, this quickly changed when Mustafa was infected by…  


SDG Tech Lab Inaugurated at ITU

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Tech Lab in collaboration with United Nations…  


The Government of Pakistan and the United Nations Development Programme agree to scale up youth empowerment initiatives

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Resident Representative a.i. Ignacio Artaza and his team briefed the Prime Minister and his Special Assistant on UNDP’s Kamyab Jawan:…  


Shehryar Gul named Pakistan's third Integrity Idol Winner at national ceremony

Before a crowd of more than 300 national officials and dignitaries in Islamabad, including high-level political party representatives, foreign ambassadors, public servants, and engaged citizens,…  


Inclusive Growth in Pakistan

The Pakistan National Human Development Report 2017 points towards large disparities in human development across districts and cities of Pakistan. The Human Development Index (HDI) of 0.877 for Lahore…  


Orientation session for integrating Climate Change with Public Financial Management (PFM)

Pakistan is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Institutionalizing the expenditure tracking system is an important tool in adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change.…  


Tencent-UNDP partner to launch Connecting Cities to Solutions

The United Nations Development Programme will partner with Chinese tech-giant Tencent in a new initiative, Connecting Cities to Solutions that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship to address…  


Unleashing the potential of a young Pakistan

Any study of human development is incomplete without considering demographic transition; a phenomenon likely to have a profound impact on Pakistan’s future, given its young population. Currently, 64…  


Developing local solutions to create a lasting impact in Tharparkar District

With over 64 percent of Pakistan’s total population below the age of 30, this collaboration between the Government of Sindh, UNDP and Thar foundation will also lay the ground for young people in…  


Board of Investment and United Nations Development Programme partner to pioneer Impact Investing in Pakistan

In efforts to augment the impact investment ecosystem in Pakistan and introduce Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)-aligned financing, United Nations Development Programme in Pakistan (UNDP) will…  

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