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Ecological Transition in Digital Era: CPEC Perspective

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Data challenges in Air pollution

Pakistan is facing data challenges on air pollution. We need to quantify emissions

Digital society is the only option for sustainable development

An Exclusive Talk with Major General (R), Muhammad Samrez Salik, HI(M) at the SDPI's 22th SDC

Inaugural of Sustainable Development Conference of SDPI at Presidency

President Dr Arif Alvi inaugurated SDPI's 22nd conference

SDC VIDEOS

Firdous Ashiq Awan Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting.

Firdous Ashiq Awan Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Addressing SDPI's Annual SD Conference 2019.

An Exclusive talk with Former Finance Minister, Punjab Ms Aisha Ghous at SDPI's SD Conference.

Opportunities & Challenges in Digital Age

An Exclusive talk with Former Chairman Board of Investment Mr Haroon Sharif at SDPI's SD Conference

Sustainable Development in Digital Society

Youth and peace building

Youth should be given voice and space in decision making

Youth and peace building

Youth should be given voice and space in decision making

Emerging Technologies & Regional Stability

Ecological Transition in Digital Era: CPEC Perspective

THEMES

Economic Development
Pakistan has decided to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India. This may promote official bilateral trade between the two countries. The expert’s believe that in order to fully utilize its potential non tariff barriers would need to be taken care of. Our correspondent Muhammad Adnan has the story…
Food Security
Pakistan has adopted its first ever hunger mitigation program named the "Zero Hunger Programme". The Programme has been inaugurated by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani. Our correspondent Fatima Mansoor has the story…
Peace and Conflict
Speakers apprehend civil war in Afghanistan after US troops’ withdrawal from there in 2014, which they say will certainly spill over into Pakistan. They further say peace in Afghanistan is long overdue, and now it is time for reconciliation. They add that 2014 elections in Afghanistan and India, 2013 election in Pakistan, Chief Justice of Pakistan’s retirement in 2013 etc would profoundly impact upon the regional politics, developments and strategic dynamics in Central and South Asian regions. Raja Taimur Hassan has the story…
SD Conference
20th Sustainable Development Conference 2018 70 YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT: THE WAY FORWARD
Environment
Naked Mountains
Governance
South Asia is passing through a period of severe environmental degradation posing a threat to the security and livelihood of inhabitants. Experts are looking at climate change as a non-traditional security threat. A special panel on climate change was recently organized on two dialogues between India and Pakistan highlighting the potential risks of non-traditional threats to security. Our correspondent Raja Taimur Hassan reports…
Social Sector Development
Pakistan\'s maternal and child health is improving, shows a recently-launched \"Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey (PDHS) 2012-13\". Speaking on the occasion organized by National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS) at Islamabad,experts say that except some improvements, Pakistan has failed to achieve its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5 for maternal and child health. Data for this survey was collected from a sample size of nearly 13,000 households, and more than 15,000 women and 3,000 men aging between 15 and 49 were interviewed.Raja Taimur Hassan has more to tell...
Miscellaneous
Elderly people in the society are an asset and not a burden. Recognizing them as senior citizens and giving them due care and respect is responsibility of the society. Unfortunately, diminishing social values and increasing societal discrimination have deprived the elderly people of their right to physical and emotional care and in many cases the right to proper shelter. Due to ruthless societal attitude and in many cases from within their own families, elderly people are being forced to live in old homes. The situation demands civil society and media to play their role in sensitizing the society about the need, care and respect of elderly people. Our correspondent Raja Taimur Hassan has the story…