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­High Court of Balochistan and UNDP hold a consultative workshop on amicable settlement of civil disputes. Islamabad—High Court of Balochistan and UNDP Pakistan held a consultative workshop on court annexed mediation. The two-day consultative workshop was held with support from the European Union. Sub-section 89-A of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 is one such...

Need to strengthen women across party lines, provincial Commissions: Nilofar Bakhtiar
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Need to strengthen women across party lines, provincial Commissions: Nilofar Bakhtiar

Karachi: (VOM) The 18th Meeting of the Inter-Provincial Ministerial Group (IPMG) was hosted by the National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), Sindh Commission on the Status of Women (SCSW) and UN Women Pakistan in Karachi. Representatives from Federal Ministry of Human Rights (MoHR), Women Development Departments (WDDs), provincial commissions and parliamentary bodies on...

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UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE UNITED NATIONS DAY 24 October 2021 Seventy-six years ago, the United Nations was created as a vehicle of hope for a world emerging from the shadow of catastrophic conflict. Today, the women and men of the UN carry this hope forward around the globe. COVID-19, conflicts,...

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Promotion of Rainwater Harvesting in Urban Areas of Pakistan   Every October, UN-Habitat and partners organize and engage in activities, events and discussions on urban sustainability throughout the month of October. This year, the Urban October theme is “Race to Zero Campaign. The purpose of Celebration of Urban October in Pakistan is to accelerate urban...

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  UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE THE SECRETARY-GENERAL WRITTEN MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY 17 October 2021 Poverty is a moral indictment of our times. For the first time in two decades, extreme poverty is on the rise. Last year, around 120 million people fell into poverty as the COVID-19 pandemic...

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UN Secretary-General

UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE   THE SECRETARY VIDEO MESSAGE FOR WORLD FOOD DAY 15 October 2021   World Food Day is not only a reminder of the importance of food to every person on the planet — it is a call to action to achieve food security around the world. Today, almost 40 per cent...

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Pakistan urges UNHRC to “speak, stand up” for people of IIOJK Islamabad : Pakistan has urged the UN Human Rights Council to “speak and stand up” for the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir to realize their right to self-determination. Participating in debate at the 47-member Council, Ambassador Khalil Hashmi, the permanent representative...

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UNHCR Pakistan

Afghan refugee doctor dares women and girls to dream   Islamabad :  Doctor Saleema Rehman is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR’s annual Nansen Refugee Award for her dedication to promoting girls’ education in her community and for her contribution to Pakistan’s COVID-19 response. Two decades ago, Seleema Rehman was one of only a...

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UNHCR Pakistan

Afghan doctor in Pakistan wins the regional Nansen Refugee Award Islamabad, – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is pleased to announce Dr. Saleema Rehman as this year’s regional winner of the Nansen Refugee Award in the Asia region. Dr. Rehman is a 29-year-old Afghan refugee doctor, serving local communities and refugees in Pakistan. UNHCR’s Nansen...

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UNODC begins a Roundtable Workshop for Developing Interagency Guidance on ‘Handling of Stateless and Unflagged Vessels’ KARACHI : United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Office in Pakistan began a four-day roundtable workshop among maritime law enforcement agencies at Karachi. The workshop aims to strengthen national action against perpetrators of drugs trafficking and...