The United Nations State of World’s Volunteerism Report 2018 launched today to mark the International Volunteer Day 2018 in Islamabad. Ignacio Artaza, Country Director of UNDP in Pakistan also announced the official launch of Pakistan volunteer awards to honour young men and women who are making extraordinary and selfless contributions to the society.
Nominations for these awards will be accepted from 1 January through end of February 2019.
Wednesday, 5 December 2018 | 10.00AM – 12.30 PM, Serena Hotel Islamabad – Sheesh Mahal
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There are over one billion volunteers across the globe dedicating their time and skills to helping others. Resilient Communities stand up against natural, economic and political stress on the foundations of volunteerism.
Every year on 5 December, International Volunteer Day (IVD), we celebrate and recognize volunteers and their contributions everywhere.
More on #IVD2018: unv.org/internationalvolunteerday2018
Islamabad, 25 November, 2018: Dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the 4th edition of the human rights film festival, hosted by the European Union kicks off at the Pakistan National Council of Arts, (PNCA) in Islamabad.
Aiming at providing a window to the universally human rights challenges to the Pakistani people, the festival presents 27 award winning documentaries on human rights issues from around the world, such as freedom of expression, gender equality, access to justice, minority rights and death penalty.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain graced the event as the Chief Guest. Continue reading
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
Flashback through historical pictures.
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