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UNESCO and Pakistan Science Foundation commemorate the World Science Day under the theme "Celebrating Science Centers and Science Museums"

Islamabad - 15 November 2016: UNESCO Islamabad together with Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) jointly organized an event on the occasion of World Science Day 2016 at the Pakistan Museum of Natural History in Islamabad. The theme
for this years' was "Celebrating Science Centers and Science Museums". The event aimed to create awareness on the importance of WSD and to encourage students towards scientific education and research and to provide them with a platform to share ideas between the scientists and students. Read more...
 Press clipping:   The News

Water, Energy and Food Security, key for achieving SDGs in Dryland Regions

Rawalpindi 23-25 November 2016: A three-day International Conference "Asia Pacific Policy Dialogue on Water, Energy and Food Security for Poverty Alleviation in Dryland Regions" was jointly organized by UNESCO and Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR). The conference was held at a time when the United Nations together with its partners is promoting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Conference was constituted to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national development plans and proposed policy guidelines and strategies for effective use of resources to ensure water, energy and food security. Read more...
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 Press clippings:   The News | The Nation | Tribune | The Frontier Post | Pak Media | Pakistan Observer | Daily Times | Dawn | Pakistan Today | Nature News

International Dialogue on "Role of Hydro-informatics and Integrated Water Resource Management under UN - Agenda 2030"

Wah 24 May 2016: An International Dialogue on "Role of Hydro-informatics and Integrated Water Resource Management under UN - Agenda 2030" was organized by UNESCO Water Chair on Knowledge Systems for Integrated Water
Resource Management in collaboration with UNESCO offices in Islamabad and Jakarta, at Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Wah campus. In the technical panel discussion experts emphasized on the importance of water and sustainable development as envisaged in United Nations Agenda 2030 and UNESCO Actions in the Asia Pacific Region . Read more...

UNESCO is promoting international cooperation on management of transboundary floods

Lahore 19-20 April 2016: A two-day international workshop titled 'Standardizing Flood Forecasting and Warning Approaches in Transboundary Catchments' was jointly organized by UNESCO and PMD aimed at standardizing procedures
for Transboundary Rivers in the context of flood forecasting. This international workshop is part of phase-II of UNESCO's "Strategic Strengthening of Flood Early Warning and Management Capacity of Pakistan" Project, which was launched in March 2015. The phase-I of the project was launched in July 2011 and completed in 2014 in a bit to respond to the 2010 devastated flood in cooperation with the Government of Japan. Read more...