Tag Archives: United Nations Information Centre

Thirty-five UNICEF-Constructed Schools Inaugurated in Flood-Affected Districts of Southern Punjab

Islamabad: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners today welcomed the opening of 35 new schools in Muzaffargah, Rajanpur and Rahimyar Khan in Southern Punjab, three districts hit by [...]

Training managers empowered with modern skills development techniques

Lahore: Pakistan’s domestic industry is no longer sheltered from international competition. While globalization has thrown up many challenges, it also presents increased opportunities. To increase our share in world exports, [...]

United Nations Development Programme launches Rule of Law project for Malakand

Peshawar: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) inaugurated the Strengthening Rule of Law in Malakand (SRLM) Project here on Thursday. The project is a collaborative initiative of UNDP and the Government [...]

United Nation-HABITAT completes 1706 one-room shelters in Jacobabad for flood victims

Islamabad: UN-HABITAT has successfully completed 1,706 one-room shelters in Jacobabad Sindh, for the flood affected people where through the support of UK aid, work is being done in 64 villages. [...]

Sindh Government Contributes Wheat to World Food Programme for Monsoon Flood Victims

Islamabad: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution from the Government of Sindh province of 8,333 metric tons of wheat for distribution to people affected by [...]

The Secretary-General Message on World Humanitarian Day

Islamabad: (UN Information Centre) – In December 2008, the sixty-third session of the UN General Assembly decided to designate 19 August as World Humanitarian Day (A/RES/63/139). 19 August is the [...]

The Secretary General Message for International Youth Day

Islamabad: (UN Information Centre) – On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for [...]

First Step to Productive and Decent Employment


Islamabad: The main flaw of the current TVET system in Pakistan is the disconnect between training and industry, agreed participants of a workshop on developing national expertise in competency standards development. A group of twenty women and men representing

Youth of Pakistan: The Ultimate Resource to Shape Country’s Future


Lahore: As the world will be reaching a new milestone of 7 billion population this year, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has launched a national campaign to highlight the critical role of young population to play in shaping

The Secretary-General Message on World Population Day


Islamabad: In 1989, in its decision 89/46, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that, in order to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues in the context of overall development plans and programmes