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2017 press releases


UNDP partners with Ministry of Interior to organise a Panel Discussion on “Empowering Youth for a Peaceful, Inclusive and Just Pakistan”

Islamabad, 5 December 2017 – Ministry of Interior and UNDP jointly organized a high-level panel discussion on “Empowering Youth for a Peaceful, Inclusive and Just Pakistan”. The panel discussion…  


On World Tsunami Day, highly vulnerable Karachi schools conduct evacuation drills

Students, government officials, civil society organizations and UN agencies came together today to commemorate World Tsunami Day (officially celebrated on 5 November) by holding a tsunami school…  


Microsoft Pakistan collaborates with UNDP for youth-development

Microsoft Pakistan, a global leader in technology and innovation, has recently signed an MOU in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The primary objective of this…  


Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers

Today is World Teachers’ Day. On this day and every day, I am grateful to all teachers wherever they are, but especially to those in FATA who invest their time and energy in nurturing a knowledgeable…  


UNDP and the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors Support Journalists in Pakistan to Improve Climate Finance Reporting

A United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiative - Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance programme - and the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) have held workshops…  


Training for persons with disabilities in the garment sector to increase their employability

In partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Youth Employment Project (YEP) and Soorty Enterprises are working with…  


UNDP and Italian Embassy sign agreement for the Mountain Protected Areas Project

The Italian Agency for Development and Cooperation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with EvK2CNR signed a memorandum of understanding in a ceremony at the Ramada Hotel…  


UNDP publication launch - Beyond Preparedness: Development Impact of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Pakistan

There have been an increasing number of community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM) initiatives in Pakistan since the 2005 earthquake. Actors adopted various approaches that all yielded different…  


UNDP conducts roundtable discussion on private sector involvement in disaster risk reduction

As communities around the world begin to experience the impacts of climate change and face recurrent disasters, there has been increasing awareness of the importance of disaster risk reduction (DRR) -…  


Localizing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Pakistan: Moving towards a more resilient Pakistan

28 February 2017, Islamabad—Effective implementation of disaster risk reduction (DRR) plans and better preparedness are crucial for saving the lives and livelihoods of millions of vulnerable people…  

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