1 Apr, 2016

UN-Habitat and UNICEF host football tournament to mark World Water Day

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From UN-Habitat  UN-Habitat and UNICEF in 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. The tournament provided an apt

10 Feb, 2016

Pakistani Youth See Opportunity in Digital Economy

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From World Bank More than 400 students today packed the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) auditorium in Karachi. They were eager to interact with Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group and discuss social innovation, entrepreneurship and inclusive growth in Pakistan. This is an important theme for Pakistan and one particularly relevant to the

15 May, 2015

Pakistani youth propel the number of global HeForShe champions to over 300,000

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In less than 48 hours, and with almost 5,000 online sign-ups from Pakistan alone, the HeForShe global ticker on Saturday crossed into the 300k mark. Following a chance meeting of female students with Mr. Jamshed Kazi, Representative for UN Women Pakistan, on International Women’s Day 2015 where he spoke of the HeForShe Campaign recently launched

10 Jul, 2014

Newsletter from the UN Information Centre in Pakistan just published, focusing on youth

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The United Nations Information Centre in Pakistan has released its May-June 2014 newsletter. Focusing on young Pakistani people, the issue also covers the recent three day visit to the country undertaken by the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi. With a view to strengthening the UN programmes on youth, Alhendawi visited Pakistan 16-18 June 2014. […]

16 Jun, 2014

Envoy begins official visit to Pakistan, inaugurates first Youth Advisory Panel

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Today marked the beginning of an official visit by the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, to Pakistan. During the first day of his visit, the Envoy engaged with the United Nations Country Team, civil society, government officials, youth leaders and representatives to further the discussion on youth priorities. In Islamabad, Alhendawi met with the […]

24 Jan, 2014

UN Ambassador of Pakistan Masood Khan and Ahmad Alhendawi meet in New York ahead of the Envoy’s visit to Pakistan

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  The Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi today met with the Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, H.E. Ambassador Masood Khan. In the meeting, the Envoy and the Ambassador exchanged views about ongoing and forward-looking initiatives pertaining to youth, as well as discussed the Envoy’s upcoming visit to Pakistan. Major themes of […]