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First water recycling prototype inaugurated at car wash station in Islamabad

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First water recycling prototype inaugurated at a car wash station in Islamabad together with the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad supported by UNDP. Prototype demonstration of recycling water at car wash service stations was held in Islamabad in collaboration with Metropolitan Corporation of Islamabad and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The water recycling prototype was inaugurated at a car wash station ... Read More »

Pakistan launches landmark ‘Climate Change financing framework’

Minister for Climate Change Mushahid Ullah Khan and UNDP Representative Neil Buhne with other speakers on the launch of Financing framework report in Islamabad. Photo by UNDP Pakistan

Pakistan launches Climate Change Financing Framework to mainstream climate change into planning and budget systems Pakistan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) unveiled a ‘Climate Change Financing Framework’ (CCFF) on Monday to combat climate change. This landmark initiative will make Pakistan’s existing climate change policy more effective, prove its future climate action and help access global climate funds. It ... Read More »

4 out of 10 Pakistanis live in multidimensional poverty

Poverty in Pakistan

People in FATA and Balochistan living in extreme multidimensional poverty whereas poverty ratio in KPK is at 49%, Gilgit-Baltistan and Sindh at 43%, Punjab at 31% while the rate is lowest in Azad Jammu and Kashmir at 25% ISLAMABAD – Around 39 percent of Pakistanis live in multidimensional poverty, with FATA and Balochistan have the highest rates of poverty, according to Pakistan’s official Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). ... Read More »

Japan contributes $16 million for FATA returnees, Afghan refugees

Afghan children in a refugee camp in Pakistan. Photo by Sebastian Rich Photography

The US$ 16 million grant will support the returnees to FATA as well as education, livelihoods and vocational training opportunities for Afghan refugee youth in Pakistan ISLAMABAD – The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$16 million in total to the UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UN World Food Programme ... Read More »

New Forensic Science Laboratory launched in Malakand

Forensic Science Lab

Criminal justice in Malakand gets a boost with UNDP Pakistan-supported SWAT – Malakand district has got its a new regional Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) which will facilitate the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) police force to improve its criminal investigations by using modern forensic techniques. The FSL was established with funding from the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Switzerland and Netherlands and equipment, training and ... Read More »

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