IUCN Pakistan Signs agreement with Barclays Bank PLC, Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan:
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Pakistan and Barclays Bank entered into a partnership on 23 September, 2010. The agreement was signed by Mr. Shah Murad Aliani, Country Representative IUCN Pakistan and Mr. Arslan Nayeem, Head of Commercial Bank, Barclays Bank PLC. …  

23 Sep 2010 | International news release

Award ceremony for Stockholm Industry Water Award

IUCN Asia Regional Water and Wetland's Programme participates in World Water Week 2010, Stockholm

IUCN, Regional Water and Wetlands Programme, Asia shares its recent publications on water at the Stockholm Water Week …  

16 Sep 2010 | News story

Before Image of Risalpur, Pakistan, which suffered severe flooding one year later

Floods in Pakistan: Satellite Images Provide "Before" and "After" Information

Satellite images are used by humanitarian agencies and first responders to plan relief and evacuation activities by comparing “before” and "after" imagery to detect changes to the landscape and infrastructure. From CEC member Nancy Colleton, CEC Specialty Group Leader for Environmental Information. …  

08 Sep 2010 | News story

Better forests, better water, better lives

 

08 Sep 2010 | Downloads - document

Sustainable School at Shigar (Skardu): A Dream Comes True

A long time dream of the people of Shigar came true on May 14, 2010 with inauguration of the first environmentally sustainable school – Abruzzi Higher Secondary School – in Shigar by His Excellency Vincenzo Prati, the Italian Ambassador in Pakistan.  …  

19 Aug 2010 | International news release

Integrating environmental safeguards into flood relief, response and recovery

Pakistan has been affected by the worst floods in living memory – according to government figures almost 14 million people have been affected. When a disaster of such magnitude occurs, saving human lives, alleviating suffering and reducing economic loss take priority. During this phase of disaster management – relief and response - emergency needs, water supplies and sanitation, food aid, setting up shelters, health needs must be supplied in the shortest possible time. …  

16 Aug 2010 | Downloads - document

Floods in Pakistan – interview partners available

Well-managed floodplains can help reduce the impact of disasters such as flooding, and help to decrease the vulnerability of cities and agricultural areas which lie in the path of devastating floods such as those recently experienced in Pakistan. The floods have not only caused damage to human life, which totals around 1,400 deaths so far and displacement of more than 3.2 million people, but also the loss of agriculture crops and key infrastructure. …  

11 Aug 2010 | Media advisory

Indigenous leadership should be integral part of the Integrated District Development Vision of Quetta, said Mr. Munir Ahmed Badini in IDDV draft review meeting held by IUCN Balochistan

Quetta, August 5, 2010: A   meeting to review the draft of Integrated District Development Vision (IDDV) for Quetta district was organized by IUCN Balochistan to seek recommendations/ suggestions from the partners and stakeholders i.e.; Government of Balochistan and line departments, researchers, civil society, academia and media. Mr. Abdul Latif Rao shared the IDDV draft with the participants through a detailed presentation. …  

05 Aug 2010 | International news release

Mapping of EIA Processes in Balochistan

Quetta, August 5, 2010 (IUCN) – Environment Protection Agency of Balochistan in collaboration with IUCN Pakistan organized a Workshop titled “Mapping of EIA Processes in Balochistan” at Quetta Serena today. The workshop was conducted & facilitated by Mr. Ahmad Saeed & Mr. Muhammad Aqib of IUCN Pakistan. …  

05 Aug 2010 | International news release

Group photo of the participants

Mapping of EIA Processes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Nathiagali, July 21, 2010 “The Government is making all out efforts to provide the citizens clean air and water and conserve the forests and the Next Five-Year plan is almost finalized with ample allocations following a historic allocation of Rs. 28.3 billion during the last five year plan,”  said Dr. Aurangzeb Khan, Chief Environment Section of Planning Commission of Pakistan in his inaugural speech at a workshop on “Mapping of Environmental Impact Assessment Processes” organized by Environment Protection Agency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with IUCN Pakistan. …  

21 Jul 2010 | International news release