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Transforming ideas into action – Understanding the Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index

To support continued research in the field of multidimensional poverty for improved policy making, UNDP has organized a training session on the MPI in…

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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…  


COVID-19 Recovery Must Deliver Universal Health Insurance, Safety Nets and Affordable Internet Access, says UNDP

Governments must dramatically overhaul policies and invest in public health, economic stimulus, and social safety nets, to help countries recover faster from the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new report…  


UNDP supports the National Health Hackathon for local health care tech-solutions for communicable diseases including COVID-19

UNDP partnered with National Incubation Center (NIC), Jazz xlr8, and Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination to support the National Health Hackathon. The online Hackathon was…  


UNDP organizes Digital Hackathon in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to find solutions for Climate Change disasters and COVID-19

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) concluded Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s segment of the “Master the Disaster” Digital Hackathon for Disaster Risk Reduction today– the first hackathon conducted…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and…  


Seminar on International Women's Day 2020 at Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS)

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS), Women Parliamentary Caucus, UNDP and UNFPA jointly organized a seminar with parliamentarians,…  


Launch of UNDP’s Tsunami and Earthquake Preparedness Project and joint UNESCO-UNDP International Tsunami Early Warning SOPs Workshop in Karachi

The project is being implemented with the coordination and technical support of NDMA, Sindh and Balochistan PDMAs, through Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), NED University of Engineering and…  


UNDP, UNICEF and Government of KP to work together for girls’ access to quality education in Kurram and Orakzai districts

A project launch ceremony was held in Peshawar where the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Elementary and Secondary Education Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have signed a…  


UNDP and Peshawar High Court organise All Pakistan High Court Registrars Conference to promote judicial collaboration and exchange of knowledge

A two-day conference held in Islamabad in this regard was attended by the Registrars of Peshawar High Courts, Islamabad High Court, Sindh High Court, Balochistan High Court, Punjab High Court, High…  


UNDP and German Ministry of Foreign Affairs partner to provide technical assistance to human rights institutions and stakeholders in Pakistan

The United Nations Development Programme and the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs have signed a contract for the promotion of rule of law and empowering governmental and non-governmental…  

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