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UNDP and Byco Petroleum Pakistan Limited to undertake water conservation initiatives

The year 2025 has been marked as the year when Pakistan might turn from a “water-stressed” country to a “water-scarce” country. Pakistan has only a 30-day water storage capacity while the water…  


UNDP’s GLOF II project helps residents of Gilgit-Baltistan have access to clean drinking water through Glacier Grafting

The GLOF II project in collaboration with University of Baltistan (UoB), AKRSP and Wafa Foundation Skardu inaugurated a Glacier Grafting campaign in Kuwardo village today. Over a hundred volunteers…  


Inauguration of UNDP-supported law library, to build capacity of prosecutors in Balochistan, takes place

UNDP supported the establishment of a law library, through its Strengthening Rule of Law Programme, for the office of Prosecutor General, Quetta Balochistan. The library was inaugurated today by Dr.…  


Minister of State for Climate Change, UNDP and students celebrate Social Good Summit with a tree plantation drive and distributing reusable bags

Minister of State for Climate Change, UNDP and students of Behbud Complex School, Saidpur village, celebrated the Social Good Summit with a tree plantation drive and distributing reusable bags to the…  


UNDP Training of Trainers on 'Ending Transphobic Stigma & Discrimination in Prevention & Response to HIV/AIDS'

We, in collaboration with UNAIDS, National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) and its provincial counterparts as well as relevant provincial rights-based institutions, are conducting a series of Training…  


Glacial Lakes Outburst Floods project (GLOF-II) conducts Adopt a Tree and Glacier cleaning campaign at Borith Zero Point

With the objective to preserve the environment and reduce the impact of climate change, the Glacial Lakes Outburst Floods project (GLOF-II) conducted a Volunteer Plantation Drive today with…  


UNDP and UNFPA Celebrate International Youth Day 2019 in Islamabad

This year’s theme for International Youth Day, “Transforming Education”, highlighted the efforts to make education more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all youth, including efforts by youth…  


UNDP signs Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation

UNDP Pakistan and Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to promote eco-friendly and sustainable tourism leading to local economic development and…  


GLOF-II project installs Automated Weather System (AWS) in Gilgit-Baltistan to reduce impact of flash floods

In response to the emergency at Hassan Abad due to surging of Shishper Glacier and formation of a glacial lake, GLOF-II (Glacial Lake Outburst Flood) project sponsored a joint mission of Pakistan…  


LoA signing ceremony between National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Lt. Gen. Muhammad Afzal, Chairman NDMA on behalf of NDMA and Ms. Naoko Takasu, Deputy Resident Representative- Programme, UNDP on behalf of UNDP has signed LoA in Islamabad on Thursday for the…  

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