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UNIDO helps Pakistan industries prioritize renewable energy and energy efficiency interventions

January 12, 2017 | United Nations

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 …

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Early Moments Matter for children’s brain development, UNICEF

January 11, 2017 | United Nations

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 a child’s life and the impact of early experiences on …

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

December 28, 2016 | United Nations

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 to women and children. Provincial Minister for Health, Rahmat Saleh …

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UNICEF launches Adolescent Empowerment Pilot in Punjab

December 22, 2016 | United Nations

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 celebrate the launch of “Improving Adolescent Lives in South Asia” …

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Art pieces on “zero hunger” exhibited in Peshawar

December 20, 2016 | United Nations

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 of pieces that had qualified in the “We the Peoples, …

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

December 15, 2016 | United Nations

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 abuse experienced at home and in public spaces. This new …

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Ishmael Beah, David Beckham, Orlando Bloom, Millie Bobby Brown, Jackie Chan, Priyanka Chopra, Angelique Kidjo and Femi Kuti attend UNICEF’s 70th anniversary event and call for a fair chance for every child

December 14, 2016 | United Nations

New York, December 14, 2016 (PPI-OT):UNICEF commemorated 70 years of tireless work for children today with the help of some of the organization’s best-known Goodwill Ambassadors and celebrity advocates at a ‘children’s takeover’ event co-hosted by 12-year-old Millie Bobby Brown …

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Pakistan as a key frontline country in the fight against Desert Locust

December 14, 2016 | United Nations

Islamabad, December 14, 2016 (PPI-OT):Pakistan is in the frontline of Desert Locust in Southwest Asia. A contributing factor is the two breeding seasons for locusts in the spring and summer in Pakistan during which locusts breed in the desert areas …

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United Nations in Pakistan strongly condemns attack on Ahmadi mosque in Chakwal

December 14, 2016 | United Nations

Islamabad, December 14, 2016 (PPI-OT):The United Nations Country Team in Pakistan is shocked at the brutality of a mob attack on an Ahmadi place of worship in Chakwal, and condemns the violence used and any expression of intolerance. The Universal …

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United Nations Children’s Fund celebrates Universal Children’s Day with Children

November 21, 2016 | United Nations

Islamabad, November 21, 2016 (PPI-OT):Children from various schools of Islamabad came together to celebrate the Universal Children’s Day (UCD) at a colourful ceremony organized by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), here today. The theme for UCD this year is …

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Leaving no one behind in Fostering Green Entrepreneurship for economic empowerment of women, especially of the excluded groups

November 21, 2016 | United Nations

Islamabad, November 21, 2016 (PPI-OT):A consultative session on policy dialogue on gender responsive policy and regulatory framework along with launching on an Advocacy Campaign on Women in Green Industry was held under Delivering Results Together Fund (DRT-F) joint programme with …

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International Fund for Agricultural Development President to discuss poverty alleviation with Pakistan Prime Minister and senior government officials

November 21, 2016 | United Nations

Islamabad, November 21, 2016 (PPI-OT):Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and winner of the 2016 African Food Prize, visits Pakistan today to meet with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to renew IFAD’s commitment to alleviation …

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