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Clean and Green Pakistan Launch
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Physical Launch of Clean and Green Pakistan Programme The physical launch of Clean and Green Pakistan campaign held at Saidpur Village Islamabad on October 13, 2018 as part of the call by the Prime Minister of Pakistan for a “Clean and Green Pakistan” announced on October 8, 2018. The cleanliness campaign in Saidpur Village was jointly organized by Ministry of Climate Change, and UN Habitat, Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council

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Urban October Celebrations in Pakistan, 2018
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Event 1: World Habitat Day Celebration The Urban October celebrations kicked off in Pakistan by UN Habitat, commemorating this year’s World Habitat Day theme “Improving municipal solid waste management is critical for sustainable urban development”. A site visit of the UN Habitat’s first Integrated Resource Recovery Center in Pakistan was arranged on 1st October 2018.  The center was visited by the Federal Minister for Climate Change, Director

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Launching Ceremony of State of Pakistani Cities (SPC) report
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The State of Pakistani Cities (SPC) report is spearheaded by the Ministry of Climate change with the technical assistance of the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN Habitat) funded by the Australian Government. The State of Pakistani Cities (SPC) report is a pivotal document which identifies the underlying socio-economic drivers contributing to the state of urbanization in the ten largest cities namely Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi,

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IRRC Lesson Learnt Workshop onPakistan’s First Integrated Resource Recovery Center in Islamabad shared by UN-Habitat, UN-ESCAP, and Partners
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Findings from Pakistan's first Integrated Resource Recovery Center in Islamabad shared by UN-Habitat, UN-ESCAP, and Partners. Wednesday, January 20th 2015, Islamabad: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP), in close collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change disseminated the Lessons Learnt of Pakistan's first Integrated Resource Recovery

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DG PDMA KPK inaugurated the Multi-Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Capacity Building Workshop in Peshawar.
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DG PDMA KPK inaugurated the Multi-Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Capacity Building Workshop in Peshawar February 1st and 2nd 2015, 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 two-days’ workshop

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Embassy of Japan, UN-Habitat, & MHI celebrated Completion Ceremony of their project “Temporary Dislocated People of North Waziristan Agency living among host communities in 3 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkwa Province”
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Embassy of Japan, UN-Habitat, & MHI celebrated Completion Ceremony of their project “Temporary Dislocated People of North Waziristan Agency living among host communities in 3 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkwa Province” Monday, 22 February 2016, Islamabad - The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Muslim Hands International (MHI), in close collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and FATA

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Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology won the Water for Pakistan Football Tournament by UN-Habitat and UNICEF on World Water Day 2016
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March 22nd 2016, Karachi: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in close collaboration with the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Girls Sports Society, organised a football tournament in Karachi as part of their awareness campaign with the youth of the country to raise voice for better water, better jobs in celebration of the World Water Day 2016 and its theme “Water

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New Survey Reveals Need for Proper Maintenance of Sanitation and Hygiene Among Jacobabad City Residents
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While residents are willing to pay for safe drinking water the same is not the case for sanitation and hygiene. Karachi – 28th April, 2016: A new survey has revealed that Jacobabad residents are not willing to pay for sanitation and hygiene services despite being aware of associated health risks. On the contrary, residents are willing to pay for safe drinking water. Commissioned by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) with

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