Category Archives: Media Update

International Day of Sports for Development and Peace

Serena Hotels and UN Women (the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) commemorated the UN’s International Day of Sports forDevelopment and Peace by hosting a match day to show how football is a powerful vehicle for social inclusion, gender equality and youth empowerment. Young women and girls from Pakistan’s National Football Team, […]

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United Nations condemns Lahore attack.

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the bombing in Pakistan The Secretary-General strongly condemns the suicide bombing on 27 March 2016 at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in the Pakistani city of Lahore, killing at least 60 people and wounding over 100, including many women and children. The Secretary-General calls for the perpetrators of this […]

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BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION AND UN INFORMATION CENTRE CALL FOR BIGGER ROLE FOR WOMEN IN PAKISTANI MEDIA

Press Release The UN Information Centre and the British High Commission in Pakistan today paid tribute the outstanding female journalists working in Pakistan, at a ‘Women in the Media’ roundtable taking place to mark International Women’s Day. The event featured women journalists with different backgrounds talking about their jobs, their commitment and the specific challenges […]

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Workshop organized by PDMA KP, UN-Habitat and Partners to share findings of assessment done in KPK for better disaster risk reduction plans and initiatives

March 2nd 2016, Peshawar: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in close collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and in partnership with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (APDC) and Community Resilience Initiative (CRI), held a one-day workshop to share the findings of assessment conducted to support Government as well as […]

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