Category Archives: Media Update

UN Pakistan celebrates 72nd Anniversary of the United Nations

The United Nations in Pakistan organized an event to celebrate the 72nd Anniversary of the United Nations. All staff members, member states, diplomatic community and government counterparts were invited to partake in the festivities.  On the occasion, Mr. Neil Buhne, the UN Resident Coordinator in Pakistan said: “Pakistan has a wealth of diversity among its […]

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SCALING-UP NUTRITION (SUN) SECRETARIAT LAUNCHED IN SINDH TO COMBAT MALNUTRITION AT LOCAL LEVEL

KARACHI: The Planning and Development Department of the Government of Sindh and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a Secretariat for the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) initiative in Karachi. The SUN movement brings together people governments, civil society, the United Nations, donors, businesses and researchers in a collective effort to improve nutrition. The […]

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International Day of the Girl Child

Islamabad 11 October, 2016: UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, and UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, commemorated the UN International Day of the Girl Child on 8 October with a cricket day for girls. The event took place at Pakistan Sweet Homes in Islamabad, and more […]

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U.S. Government Announces $21 Million in Food Assistance for Pakistan

Islamabad, June 2: U.S. Agency for International Development Mission Director John Groarke announced today a new U.S. contribution of $21 million in food assistance to feed malnourished individuals in Pakistan. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will use the U.S. financial contribution to turn approximately 26,000 metric tons of Pakistani government-provided wheat into fortified […]

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AUSTRALIA SUPPORTS SUSTAINABLE FORTIFICATION IN PAKISTAN

ISLAMABAD – The World Food Programme (WFP), the Australian High Commission and the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (MNHSRC) have officially launched the Provincial Fortification Alliances of Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, at an event attended by the Minister MNHSRC, Ms Saira Afzal Tarar, High Commissioner of Australia, Ms Margaret Adamson, […]

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Improved healthcare facilities at Balochistan Institute of Nephro- Urology Quetta

More than 300,000 patients to benefit from the improved healthcare facilities at Balochistan Institute of Nephro-Urology Quetta QUETTA: Balochistan’s Provincial Ministry of Health and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) marked today the ground-breaking ceremony for improvement and extension of the existing Balochistan Institute of Nephro -Urology Quetta (BINUQ) in Quetta. The project has been identifies […]

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