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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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Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP launch the Youth and Climate Change Perception Report

Islamabad, 16 July 2021: The Ministry of Climate Change in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pakistan launched a comprehensive report on “Youth and Climate Change…  


'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:…  


European Union launches a new Rule of Law programme in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Newly Merged Districts and in Balochistan

Islamabad, 02 July 2021: -Today, the European Union and its partners launched a programme that aims to promote the rule of law and enhance the criminal justice system in Pakistan, with a specific…  


UNDP and Jazz open registrations for SDG Bootcamps for Social Enterprises

Islamabad, 24 June 2021—Aimed at promoting social entrepreneurship and strengthening the startup ecosystem in the country, UNDP Pakistan and Jazz have launched SDG Bootcamp for Social Enterprises.…  


Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change visits UNDP’s projects in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit, 17 June 2021— Minister for Climate Change and Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) Malik Amin Aslam was in Gilgit Baltistan on a monitoring mission to visit UNDP’s project interventions…  


Nature Performance Bonds as a Viable Instrument to Finance Sustainable Development

Pakistan has been in the forefront of protecting and conserving environment through nature-based solutions like the Billion Tree Afforestation Project of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province which was…  


Pakistan’s proposed nature performance bond: Joint statement by governments of Pakistan, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, and United Nations Development Programme

Pakistan is amongst the most vulnerable countries in the world to the negative impacts of climate change. To combat climate change impacts, Pakistan has spearheaded innovative initiatives such as the…  


Government of Pakistan and UNDP Pakistan organize “Pedal for a Green Pakistan” cycling event in Islamabad as a prequel to World Environment Day celebrations

Government of Pakistan and UNDP Pakistan organized ‘Pedal for a Green Pakistan’ cycling event in Islamabad as a prequel to World Environment Day celebrations. The cycling event was led by Ministry of…  


UNDP and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) sign an MOU to uplift parks, infrastructure and environment of Karachi

UNDP and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) have signed an MOU to collaborate on uplifting of parks, infrastructure and environment of Karachi. The MoU was signed virtually by UNDP Pakistan…  


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…  

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