Tag: UNESCO

Effective policies on culture and creative sectors urged for Pakistan’s socio-economic development

Karachi, July 18, 2016 (PPI-OT): Pakistan possesses tremendous opportunities for boosting its rich cultural and creative sectors for socio, economic and sustainable development. The contemporary creative arts scene including audio-visual […]

Disables hit by flood’s havoc, displaced from their local vicinities, should be compassionately dealt with and must be taken sympathetic care of: DESPO Report

Islamabad, October 01, 2014 (PPI-OT): The first situation report on ‘Post-Disaster’s Epidemiological Susceptibility and Pandemic Outbreaks (Post-DESPO) assessment has been prepared by UNESCO Adjoined Monitoring Cell for floods Pakistan- 2014. […]

Balochistan’s Ziarat Juniper Forest declared biosphere reserve in World Network

Islamabad, May 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): The International Co-ordinating Council (ICC) of the Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme has declared Juniper Forest of Ziarat in Balochistan- Pakistan as the Biosphere Reserve. The decision was made during the 25th session of MAB ICC at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, making Juniper Forest of Ziarat, the second declared Biosphere […]

Education for All week: Every Child needs a Teacher: UNESCO

Islamabad, April 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): As the world marks “Education for All Week”, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) urged policy makers to recognize the growing demand of trained teachers in order to provide quality education to all children in Pakistan. A Public Forum was organized today in Islamabad jointly by UNESCO and […]