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UN Pakistan Resident Coordinator, Mr. Neil Buhne visits the site of Youth Employment Project in Karachi

“The Youth Employment Project (YEP) is a joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to improve human capital profiles of youth from conflict-ridden neighborhoods of Karachi. The project provides training and employment opportunities in textile-related sectors. As you know Karachi’s garment industry accounts for […]

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UN lauds Pakistan stall as one of Best in World Humanitarian Summit Exhibition Fair

ISTANBUL: First-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) is being held at Istanbul, Turkey under the auspices of United Nations. Renowned personalities in the field of humanitarian affairs from Government Departments, UN Agencies, Foreign Missions, Donor Agencies, Civil Society, and Philanthropist Organizations are participating in the event…The exhibition was inaugurated by UN Assistant Secretary General and Deputy […]

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UN experts urge Pakistan not to execute juveniles

GENEVA (20 March 2015) – A group of United Nations human rights experts* took note with relief of the last-minute decision by the Pakistani authorities to postpone for 72 hours the execution of a Shafqat Hussain who was convicted as a minor, and was due to be hanged yesterday, but said the problem is far […]

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Zero Discrimination Day

Pakistan joins countries around the world  to celebrate “Zero Discrimination Day” for the first time on 1 March 2014. The day is an opportunity for people everywhere to promote and celebrate everyone’s right to live a full life with dignity—no matter what they look like, where they come from or whom they love. Some 105 […]

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