UN-Habitat is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.
The joint initiative of the Government of Khyber Pakthunkhwa and UN-Habitat in providing computerized land records, especially to the poor and women, is a bold step forward towards improving land governance system in the province. On 28March 2015, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf(PTI) Chairman Mr. Imran Khan and UN-Habitat Country Representative Ms. Bella Evidente, along with Revenue Minister Mr. Ali Amin Gandapur and Minister for Elementary and SecondaryRead more
Islamabad 15 April 2013 : Mr. Attaullah Khan Toru, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced that Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will continue its collaboration with UN-Habitat. The announcement was made during a National Seminar on ‘Showcasing Modern Land Administration System’ held here in Islamabad today. The seminar was attended by the representatives of donors, UN agencies, federal and provincial governmentRead more
Secretary Statistics Division Sohail Ahmed has called for devising a national strategy to build a solid foundation for the communication, application and promotion of spatial data, through the gradual and systematic development of GIS infrastructure. Inaugurating the National conference on ‘Geospatial data standardization, policy and data sharing’ at a local hotel here Monday, he said, "To look into these aspects and formation of national policy,Read more
3rd October, 2012-Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: UN-Habitat with the support of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa inaugurates a Geographic Information Systems laboratory for the digitization of land records. UN-Habitat has successfully established a Geographic Information Systems Laboratory for the digitization of land records in Charsadda, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. After the floods of 2010 many issues regarding land ownership had surfaced due to theRead more
October 1st, 2012 Citizens from all walks of life including government officials, academia, civil society and urban planners came together for the celebration of World Habitat Day 2012 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Following the framework of the new Habitat initiative, UN-Habitat and the Government of Pakistan celebrated the global event nationally in 4 cities with a focus on future cities as engines of economic growth and smarter, safer cities for all.Read more
The Government of Pakistan, Statistics Division in collaboration with UN‐Habitat and UNFPA reaffirm their support for the forthcoming Census in Pakistan Islamabad, 7th April 2012 ‐ The Government of Pakistan Statistics Division in collaboration with UN‐Habitat and UNFPA jointly inaugurated the 5th Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Laboratory on 7th May, 2012 in Islamabad. The GIS Laboratories will serve as a platform for developing andRead more
Quetta 14th April 2012: An inauguration ceremony of GIS Lab (established by UN-HABITAT/UNFPA) has been held on 14-April-2012 at Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (BPS)/Population Census Office Quetta. Federal Secretary of Statistic Division Mr. Sohail Ahmed inaugurated the GIS Lab. The distinguished gusts, Federal Secretary of Statistic Division Mr. Sohail Ahmed, Chief Census Commissioner, Director General/Admin, Joint Census Commissioner, IT ManagerRead more