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UNDP Pakistan hosts Pakistan Inequality Debate series on its Pakistan National Human Development Report (NHDR) 2020: The Three Ps of Inequality: Power, People, and Policy

UNDP Pakistan hosted the second webinar of its Pakistan Inequality Debate series today. These webinars are being held to discuss the findings of the Pakistan National Human Development Report (NHDR)…  


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…  


Walking the Climate Talk

Pakistan has reason to celebrate! It has been able to reduce its vulnerability to climate change by three points - from 5th in 2020, to 8th in 2021. Pakistan also earned the privilege of hosting the…  


Walking the Climate Talk

Pakistan has reason to celebrate! It has been able to reduce its vulnerability to climate change by three points - from 5th in 2020, to 8th in 2021. Pakistan also earned the privilege of hosting the…  


UNDP and University of Balochistan’s SDG Challenge Cup 2020 comes up with innovative solutions to improve public service delivery

UNDP has been supporting the University of Balochistan in the establishment of Government Innovation Lab (GIL) in the university premises. GIL works closely with academia, students, government…  


'Inequality in Pakistan most obvious in disparity of incomes and Human Development values in Sindh and Balochistan’: Pakistan Inequality Debates

UNDP Pakistan held a webinar entitled “People as Drivers of Inequality: Leaving No One Behind”. This was based on UNDP Pakistan’s National Human Development Report 2020: The Three Ps of Inequality:…  


Factoring Resilience in the Development Matrix

When I arrived in Pakistan as a UNDP surge staff one week after the deadly earthquake in 2005, over 70,000 people had lost their lives and 3.5 million people had been affected. The winter was also…  


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…  


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.  


Is inequality inevitable?

Inequality makes headlines every day. Most of us now, are unfortunately getting used to the bold font condemning racial injustice, gender violence, and the rising costs of living. Inequality has even…  

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