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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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Second Provincial Project steering committee held to review the progress of UNDP’s Scaling up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Risk Reduction in Northern Pakistan (GLOF-II) Project

UNDP in Pakistan held the second Provincial Project Steering Committee (PPSC) for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to review the progress of the Scaling up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Risk Reduction in…  


Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP celebrate International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction by handing over District Emergency Response Cell equipment to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government

In order to prepare the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for rapid disaster recovery and response, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) arranged a hand over ceremony for District Emergency…  


Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP in Pakistan hold a project consultation meeting for the Scaling up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Risk Reduction in Northern Pakistan (GLOF-II) Project

Ministry of Climate Change and UNDP in Pakistan held a project consultation meeting for the Scaling up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Risk Reduction in Northern Pakistan (GLOF-II) Project. The…  


Global coronavirus death toll passes 1 million

The world passed a grim milestone this week as the World Health Organization announced that 1 million people have now died from the coronavirus. More than 33 million people have been infected with the…  


World Leaders Pledge at the ‘Nature for Life Hub’ ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

More than 20 Heads of State and Government and 6 Ministers committed to a Leaders Pledge for Nature at the Nature for Life Hub, Day 3 — the Global Ambition Day. With signatories from 70 nations…  


UN leaders give a global reality check on SDG progress

The UN Secretary-General launched today the first SDG Moment, an annual check-in of progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. He was joined, virtually, by activist…  


COVID-19 will widen poverty gap between women and men, new UN Women and UNDP data shows

The COVID-19 crisis will dramatically increase the poverty rate for women and widen the gap between men and women who live in poverty, according to new data released today by UN Women and the United…  


Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals

The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the role of digital finance in providing relief for millions around the world, supporting businesses…  


UNDP Pakistan held the first ever virtual Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Incubation Liaison Conference 2020

Organised by UNDP Pakistan, the first ever virtual Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Incubation Liaison Conference (KP-ILC) 2020, concludes today. The main objective of the conference was to connect five public…  


UNDP protects frontline officers in Balochistan against the Covid-19 pandemic

While various sectors of governance have worked remotely earlier during the pandemic or managed to maintain social and physical distancing, doing so is particularly challenging for police officers as…  

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