Category Archives: United Nations

UNIDO announces awards for Cleantech Innovators in Pakistan

Islamabad, January 17, 2017 (PPI-OT):Mr. Zahid Hamid, Federal Minister for Climate Change, presided the UNIDO Cleantech awards distribution ceremony that was held in Islamabad, today. The Minister handed over prizes to five winners in a graceful ceremo…

UNIDO Investor Connect: Cleantech Innovators sign agreements with investors

Islamabad, January 17, 2017 (PPI-OT):An Investor Connect event was held in Islamabad by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to help startups and entrepreneurs to grow and commercialize their idea at large scale. The Cleantech inn…

Distribution for United Nations Children’s Fund School Art Contest held in Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur, January 17, 2017 (PPI-OT):A prize distribution ceremony for a School Art Contest jointly organized by the High Commission of Canada in Pakistan and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), was held at the Government Girls Sadiq Model High School …

Agreement signed between UN Women and Swiss Development Cooperation for Enhancing Capacity of the Women Parliamentary Caucus of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Peshawar, January 12, 2017 (PPI-OT):The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the Swiss Development Corporation (SDC) today signed a one-year partnership agreement to enhance the capacity of the Women Par…

UNIDO helps Pakistan industries prioritize renewable energy and energy efficiency interventions

Islamabad, January 12, 2017 (PPI-OT):Within the framework of the UNIDO/GEF project entitled “Sustainable Energy Initiative for Industries”, UNIDO presented priority renewable energy and energy efficiency interventions for 5 priority industries sectors in Pakistan. This project is funded by the Global …

Early Moments Matter for children’s brain development, UNICEF

New York, January 11, 2017 (PPI-OT):UNICEF today launched #EarlyMomentsMatter, a new campaign supported by the LEGO Foundation to drive increased awareness about the importance of the first 1,000 days of […]

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees supports free health services to mothers and children in Quetta

Quetta, December 28, 2016 (PPI-OT):The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has completed the refurbishment and upgrading of a maternal and child health facilities in Quetta to provide uninterrupted, quality health services […]

UNICEF launches Adolescent Empowerment Pilot in Punjab

Lahore, December 22, 2016 (PPI-OT):Adolescents from various youth associations of Punjab came together at a colourful ceremony organised by UNICEF and the College of Youth Activism and Development (CYAAD) to […]

Art pieces on “zero hunger” exhibited in Peshawar

Peshawar, December 20, 2016 (PPI-OT):An exhibition highlighting the works of young artists from five arts schools of Pakistan was opened at Nishtar hall in Peshawar on Tuesday. The exhibition comprised […]

Cyber Harassment, On-Campus and Off-Campus, Is just as damaging to women as physical violence

Islamabad, December 15, 2016 (PPI-OT):Cyber violence is something that has troubled many of us as cyber harassment on-campus and off-campus is just as damaging to women as physical violence and […]