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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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Embassy of Sweden in Pakistan, UNDP, WWF Pakistan, and Stockholm+50 Youth Task Force hold a National Youth Dialogue on Right to a Healthy Environment

A youth dialogue on the right to a clean and healthy environment was organized by the Embassy of Sweden in Pakistan, UNDP, WWF Pakistan, and Stockholm+50 Youth Task Force today. The dialogue engaged…  


UNDP celebrates World Earth Day in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan

UNDP celebrated World Earth Day 2022 in various valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today. World Earth Day is celebrated globally to raise awareness about the importance to reach net…  


Federal Steering Committee assures strong commitment for EU-supported ‘Deliver Justice Project’ implemented by UNDP, UNODC and UN Women

The Federal Steering Committee (FSC) of the ‘Deliver Justice’ programme was held today at the Economic Affairs Division (EAD), where key federal and provincial government stakeholders and development…  


What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines

Dr Ayesha Javed addresses seven common myths about the COVID-19 vaccines including misconceptions about immunity after contracting the virus, contents of the vaccines, safety trials conducted for the…  


Bechlo.pk wins the National UNDP JAZZ SDG bootcamp for social enterprises

UNDP and Jazz concluded their national SDG Bootcamp competition for social enterprises today. Ten start-ups participated in the competition, who had won the provincial and thematic bootcamps. The…  


Ministry of Narcotics-Control, U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section, and UNDP launch the Anti-Narcotic Force’s first ever Gender Strategy to increase women’s representation in counter narcotics law enforcement

A gender strategy for the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) was launched by the Ministry of Narcotics-Control (MNC) in Islamabad today. The strategy aims to foster gender mainstreaming and create…  


UNDP and NCSW conduct the last of the regional consultations on Gender and Climate Change in Muzaffarabad

Given recurrent natural catastrophes such as floods, droughts, heatwaves, and cyclones, Pakistan has been ranked as one of the top ten countries most affected by climate change in the past 20 years.…  


UNDP Pakistan launches documentary “Pakistan: Places, Faces, Voices” ahead of International Mother Language Day

UNDP Pakistan launched its documentary titled “Pakistan: Places, Faces, Voices” ahead of International Mother Language Day today. The launch and screening took place at the Pakistan Mother Languages…  


In Chief Minister's meeting with UNDP Pakistan, Government of Sindh reaffirms prioritization of SDGs

A UNDP Pakistan mission to Karachi, led by UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Knut Ostby, began with a series of discussions on existing development priorities and future collaboration between UNDP and…  


6 in 7 people worldwide plagued by feelings of insecurity, reports UN Development Programme

New UNDP report shows growing sense of insecurity among people despite years of development growth prompting calls for solidarity and refocusing development efforts Global development progress does…  

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