Pakistan

Bringing together the next generation of digital innovators in Pakistan: Meet Asra Nadeem

Bringing together the next generation of digital innovators in Pakistan: Meet Asra Nadeem

The Digital Youth Summit (DYS) is a technology focused conference that takes place annually in Peshawar, Pakistan.  As an introduction to some of our experts, we bring to you the third Speaker Spotlight featuring the young Vice President at DraperU, As…

by · Tuesday, 24 April 2018 · Pakistan
Bringing together the next generation of digital innovators in Pakistan: Meet Aurelie Salvaire

Bringing together the next generation of digital innovators in Pakistan: Meet Aurelie Salvaire

The Digital Youth Summit (DYS) is a technology focused conference that takes place annually in Peshawar, Pakistan. In the lead up to the summit, we bring to you the first of our Speaker Spotlights featuring Aurélie Salvaire. The upcoming DYS is on Apr…

by · Monday, 16 April 2018 · Pakistan
Bringing together the next generation of digital innovators in Pakistan: Meet Zaki Mahomed

Bringing together the next generation of digital innovators in Pakistan: Meet Zaki Mahomed

The Digital Youth Summit (DYS) is a technology focused conference that takes place annually in Peshawar, Pakistan. In the lead up to the summit, we bring to you the first of our Speaker Spotlights featuring Zaki Mahomed. The upcoming DYS is on April 2…

by · Thursday, 12 April 2018 · Pakistan, Singapore
How one province in Pakistan is looking to digital jobs for its youth

How one province in Pakistan is looking to digital jobs for its youth

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has launched a comprehensive digital strategy, called “Digital KP”, that outlines a program on digital development that promotes youth inclusion and job creation.
Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, or KP, has not always been re…

by · Monday, 26 March 2018 · Afghanistan, Pakistan

Design for girls, by girls. Period.

Solutions should always be grounded in the people who use them. This is the value of “human-centred design”, an approach UNICEF is using to complement traditional expert- and research-based thinking. By understanding the people who will use the solutio…

by · Monday, 19 March 2018 · Pakistan
Voices of Youth: A Hope for One South Asia from Young Economists at Students’ Meet

Voices of Youth: A Hope for One South Asia from Young Economists at Students’ Meet

Young economists from South Asia at South Asia Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM) 2018, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Photo Credits: Nikita Singla/World Bank
At the 14th South Asia Economic Students’ Meet (SAESM), more than 100 top economics undergraduates and…

by · Friday, 9 March 2018 · Bangladesh, India, Pakistan

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

The tragedy demonstrates the continued allure of Europe for desperate migrants fleeing conflicts and poverty, Doyle said, despite tighter surveillance of the main smuggling routes by the Libyan coastguard, backed up by European cash and know-how. &quot…

by · Saturday, 3 February 2018 · Pakistan, Vietnam

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

The tragedy demonstrates the continued allure of Europe for desperate migrants fleeing conflicts and poverty, Doyle said, despite tighter surveillance of the main smuggling routes by the Libyan coastguard, backed up by European cash and know-how. &quot…

by · Saturday, 3 February 2018 · Pakistan, Vietnam

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

The tragedy demonstrates the continued allure of Europe for desperate migrants fleeing conflicts and poverty, Doyle said, despite tighter surveillance of the main smuggling routes by the Libyan coastguard, backed up by European cash and know-how. &quot…

by · Saturday, 3 February 2018 · Pakistan, Vietnam
Addressing violence against women in Pakistan: time to act now

Addressing violence against women in Pakistan: time to act now

The time is right to act on this issue in Pakistan. If we do not address violence against women and girls, sustainable growth will remain elusive.
Almost one in three married Pakistani women report facing physical violence from their husbands. The inf…

by · Sunday, 10 December 2017 · Pakistan