Mutual trust and political will, crucial in resolving Pakistan’s water woes - say experts at the Provincial Consultative Workshop for Sindh organised under ‘Pakistan Water Programme’.

IUCN Pakistan organised a provincial consultative Workshop for Sindh on ‘Pakistan Water Programme’ in Karachi on December 31, 2012 in collaboration with Oxfam-Novib. The objective of the consultative workshop was to discuss priority issues that Sindh is facing with respect to water resources and to devise a collaborative Water Programme to address them. …  

01 Jan 2013 | News story

MFF RSC 9 Field Trip Sindh

Thatta, Sindh, November 21st:  Day four brought forward a unique learning and recreational opportunity for over 50 participants at the RSC 9. A daylong fieldtrip was planned where the visitors could enjoy the ancient carvings at the Makli necropolis, have lunch at the Keenjhar lake and spend some quiet, reflective moments at a 16TH century Mughal era monument - the Shahjehan Mosque.  After three days of the riveting discussions in the environs of a local hotel, the participants seemed happy to explore the unique heritage and ecology of the country. …  

21 Nov 2012 | News story

MFF RSC pushing forward - 'Resilience, Climate Change and the Private Sector in Sustainable Coastal Management'

DAY 3 – Top coastal experts from Asia representing the private sector and multinational companies met in Karachi to discuss the ever-increasing roles and responsibilities of the private sector and businesses towards protecting coastal areas and maintaining their ecological integrity. …  

20 Nov 2012 | News story

Workshop Participants

Workshop on Education for Sustainable Development

A daylong workshop on Education for Sustainable Development was organized by IUCN under its Balochistan Programme for Sustainable Development at the Elementary Girl’s College, Quetta on 21st November 2012. …  

20 Nov 2012 | News story

The Mekong river at the border tripoint of Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos

Hydro-diplomacy: Bridging the gap between science, policy and action

How we use and share water is a complex issue. It involves diverse groups of people such as farmers and fishermen, energy suppliers and developers, all who are competing for a limited and precious resource. Water use issues typically cross natural, social and political boundaries and can be local, national, regional and global in nature. …  

01 Nov 2012 | News story

Training Participants

3-Day Training Workshop on PC-1 Formulation and Project Proposal Development at Quetta

A three-day training workshop on PC-1 formulation and project proposal development was organised by IUCN at a local hotel in Quetta. The training was attended by twenty-five participants which included: government officials from the Line Departments and representative of the Civil Society Organizations. …  

10 Oct 2012 | International news release

Sharing experiences of bottom-up planning: Integrated District Development Visions in Pakistan

Balochistan Province is rich in minerals and natural resources, but lacks strategic planning documents and has been embroiled in several internal and external conflicts. This situation presents significant challenges for sustainable development. …  

10 Sep 2012 | News story

Curtain Raiser on the IUCN World Conservation Congress for Media

A Curtain Raiser was organised by IUCN Pakistan at the IUCN Country Office, Karachi on August 30th, 2012. The purpose of the Curtain Raiser was to brief the media about the IUCN World Conservation Congress which is being held from September 6-15, 2012 in Jeju, South Korea. …  

30 Aug 2012 | International news release

Zulfikarabad project strongly opposed by environmental CSOs / NGOs – and strongly advocated by ZDA and Government of Sindh

Report to media on special meeting convened by the Members of the Pakistan National Committee of IUCN …  

23 Jul 2012 | News story

Plantation of mangroves over 500 hectares launched along Korangi Phitti Creek System near Port Qasim, Karachi – the initiative is a collaboration of Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Limited and IUCN Pakistan

A project for plantation of mangroves over 500 hectares was formally inaugurated today on the coastline along Korangi Creek near Lat Basti. …  

16 Jul 2012 | News story