Category Archives: Event

Promoting respect for diversity among children through puppet show

Islamabad, 14 November 2018: On the occasion of the International Students’ Day, the Embassy of the Argentine Republic organized a Puppet Show at the Argentine Embassy in Islamabad.

The show aimed at promoting respect for diversity and difference and offered an opportunity to bring together children from very poor, middle class and high-income backgrounds to respect one another and enjoy an art form that has a very long tradition in Pakistan. Continue reading

Secretary-General Addresses General Debate, 73rd Session 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the UN

“Our future rests on solidarity. We must repair broken trust. We must reinvigorate our multilateral project. And we must uphold dignity for one and for all.”— UN Secretary-General António Guterres

ILO and the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Islamabad remember the former Secretary-General Kofi Annan

As the United Nations mourns death of its former Secretary-General Kofi Annan the ILO and the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Islamabad observed a minute of silence in memory of Kofi Annan today.

The ILO and UNIC staff has gathered to reflect on life of a ‘charismatic leader’ dedicated to making the world a better place for all.

During the event the video on Kofi Annan’s legacy has been presented as well.

International Youth Day 2018

To celebrate International #YouthDay 2018 on 12 August with the theme ‘Safe Spaces for Youth’ we want you to participate in the contest.

Watch video for details. Tag your friends, participate and use hashtags #safespace4youth and #mysafespace

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Nelson Mandela International Day commemorated with the underprivileged children of Pakistan Sweet Home

Islamabad, 18 July 2018: On the 100 anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth today, the United Nations Information Centre in partnership with the Pakistan Sweet Home paid tribute to the values and dedication to Nelson Mandela’s legacy and his services to humanity. We engaged with the underprivileged children of the Pakistan Sweet Home in several learning and recreational activities including cultural performance, screening the documentary, a quiz competition and touring an exhibition on the life and messages of the Nelson Mandela. Continue reading