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Temporary Basic Income to protect the world’s poorest people could slow the surge in COVID-19 cases, says UNDP

Islamabad, July 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): The immediate introduction of a Temporary Basic Income for the world’s poorest people could slow the current surge in COVID-19 cases by enabling nearly three billion people to stay at home, according to a United…

COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

New York, March 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and years to …

UNDP Collaborates with ChaseUp Shopping City to Impart Vocational Training

Karachi, March 31, 2019 (PPI-OT): In collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), ChaseUp Shopping City, Pakistan’s leading retail chain of departmental stores, has launched a comprehensive skill-based training programme in Karachi. Providing both theoretical knowledge and practical training …

Cost-sharing agreement between United Nations Development Programme and Balochistan government ensures continued assistance for refugee affected areas

Islamabad, August 18, 2016 (PPI-OT):The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Balochistan today signed a cost-sharing agreement worth PKR 100 million to provide assistance and support to […]

Peace reigns and smiles come back to the faded faces of masses in Swat

Islamabad: The stunning valley of Swat has long been known as the “Switzerland of Pakistan”. 160 Kilometers from the capital city of Islamabad, it is situated in the lap of exquisite mountains (the offshoots of Hindukush) enclosing stunning and enchanting valleys, lush green meadows and blue-water lakes. Swat has been inhabited for over 2000 years. The old names given to the Valley were Udyana and Suvastuv, betokening the scenic beauty of the area and the river. The history of Swat […]

United Nations Development Programme’s National Goodwill Ambassador Aisam ul Haq announces US$10,000 donation for flood affectees

Jati: United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) National Goodwill Ambassador for Early Recovery and international tennis star, Aisam ul Haq announced a donation of USD 10,000 for flood Early Recovery activities in Pakistan. The donation comes from the Haq Foundation and through funds contributed by the ATP World Tour USA – the professional regulatory body of the game of tennis. Aisam made this announcement on a visit to Mazdoor Village, Tehsil Jati, District Thatta where UNDP is engaged in a village […]

Funds from 2010 Match against Poverty to support youth and women

Geneva: Hundreds of youth in Haiti affected by the 2010 earthquake and more than 1,000 female entrepreneurs displaced by flooding in Pakistan are the direct beneficiaries of funds raised last December at the 2010 Match against Poverty, in Athens, Greece organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Some US$170,000 in proceeds from the match will support the reconstruction of sports centres for 400 youth in the Haitian cities of Port-au-Prince and Leogane. An equal amount will help up to […]