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Agreement signed between UN Women and Swiss Development Cooperation for Enhancing Capacity of the Women Parliamentary Caucus of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

January 12, 2017 | United Nations

Peshawar, January 12, 2017 (PPI-OT):The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the Swiss Development Corporation (SDC) today signed a one-year partnership agreement to enhance the capacity of the Women Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) …

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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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FAO presents report on “Comprehensive Assessment of Pakistan’s Marine Fisheries Resources 2015” to Mr. Hasil Khan Bazinjo, Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping

January 9, 2017 | General

Islamabad, January 09, 2017 (PPI-OT): A meeting for the Fisheries Resource Appraisal in Pakistan Project (FRAP) was held at the FAO premises in Islamabad on 9 January and chaired by Mr. Hasil Khan Bazinjo, Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping. …

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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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UNICEF commemorates 70 years of tireless work for the world’s most vulnerable children

December 13, 2016 | General

New York, December 13, 2016 (PPI-OT): On the 70th anniversary of its founding, UNICEF celebrates the immense progress made for the world’s children – and renews the urgent call to reach millions of children whose lives and futures are endangered …

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United Nations and Canada celebrate freedom with 15-year-old Pakistani award winner

December 9, 2016 | General

Islamabad, December 09, 2016 (PPI-OT): On the eve of Human Rights Day 2016, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) and the High Commission of Canada are delighted to recognize Ms. Eiza Abid, a 15-year-old Pakistani girl from Lahore, who has …

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