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Mountaineer Samina Baig appointed as UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan

Renowned mountaineer Samina Baig was appointed the National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this Monday, 26 February.  

We need an Olympic effort on climate change

The Olympics offers us a time of hope, a time for mutual understanding, a time for goodwill and peace. But as all eyes turn toward PyeongChang for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, rising temperatures,…  

UNDP Opens SDG Knowledge Exchange in Bangkok

More than 150 delegates and development experts from 36 countries in Asia and the Pacific convened today in Bangkok to share expertise and ideas on how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals…  

Breaking the glass ceiling in Pakistan

Pakistan's Women's Parliamentary Caucus is working to promote gender-sensitive legislation and reform discriminatory laws and practices.  

Pakistan: With new businesses, women help communities tackle poverty

A community-led vocational programme helps women in Pakistan own business.  

Pakistan’s justice on wheels

UNDP-supported mobile courts are helping to bring the rule of law to remote communities in Peshawar, Pakistan.  

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