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Government of Sindh launches a counter-terrorism project in collaboration with the European Union and UNODC

Islamabad, February 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): In their resolve to support the efforts of Government of Sindh to counter the threats of terrorism, the European Union and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Office Pakistan, have launched

Pakistan and FAO to join hands to fight the Desert Locust emergency

Islamabad, February 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): FAO representative in Pakistan Mina Dowlatchahi met Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar in Islamabad today following the first national locust coordination meeting on Friday. The discussion focused on better

Ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of women’s barracks for Anti-Narcotics Force takes place in Islamabad

Islamabad, January 28, 2020 (PPI-OT):United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Embassy Pakistan (INL-P), has begun construction of barracks for women personnel of Anti-Narcotic Force (ANF). A ground-breaking plaque was jointly

UNDP Pakistan launches the 22nd issue of its quarterly policy magazine, the Development Advocate Pakistan under the theme ‘Nudging for Development’

Islamabad, January 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNDP Pakistan, along with Ministry of Planning Development and Reform and Swiss Development Cooperation launched the 22nd issue of the Development Advocate Pakistan (DAP) under the theme ‘Nudging for Development’. DAP is a quarterly policy

The United Nations family is deeply saddened over the loss of human lives in Pakistan

Islamabad, January 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Resident and Humanitarian coordinator, Mr. Knut Ostby and the United Nations Country Team in Pakistan are deeply saddened over the loss of precious lives resulting from the heavy snow and rainfall in Baluchistan and

United Nations calls for Nominations for Nelson Mandela Prize

Islamabad, December 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): ssssThe United Nations is calling for nominations for the 2020 United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize. The Prize was established in June 2014 by the United Nations General Assembly to recognize the achievements of those

Secretary-General Appoints Julien Harneis of the United Kingdom UN Resident Coordinator in Pakistan

Islamabad, December 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Julien Harneis of the United Kingdom as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Pakistan, with the host Government’s approval.

Mr. Harneis brings 31 years of experience in …

Empowered Pakistani Woman: An exchange of experience event with Women Parliamentary Caucuses and Parliamentarians

Islamabad, December 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): “We cannot achieve gender equality without ending violence against women and girls. I would strongly recommend Women Parliamentary Caucuses (WPC) of National and Provincial Assemblies to review all existing laws and introduce amendments in bills

UNDP and UNV Pakistan Celebrate International Volunteer Day 2019

Islamabad, December 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): International Volunteer Day (IVD) is celebrated every year on 5th of December to recognize and celebrate the contributions of volunteers worldwide to peace and development. This year United Nations Volunteers Pakistan (UNV) and the United

World Aids Day: Over 300 children and adolescents die every day from AIDS-related causes: UNICEF

Islamabad, November 30, 2019 (PPI-OT): Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, says UNICEF’s annual statistical update on children, HIV and AIDS, released ahead of the World AIDS Day – Sunday, 1 December 2019.…