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Pakistan committed to making cities safer, sustainable

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article image ISLAMABAD: Minister of State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Marvi Memon, has said that Pakistan will continue to support UN habitatand#39;s new urban agenda for sustainable urbanization. Marvi represented Pakistan as the head of the NDI delegation in the Global Womenand#39;s Leadership Program, held at the third session of the Preparatory Committee for UN Habitat 3 at Surabaya Indonesia. In her statement in the…Read More

Eco-friendly development is the way forward for a safer planet: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event was held to instigate a public talk on Climate Change and International Security’ which was organized by Embassy of France at Institute of Strategic Studies (ISS). The function whirled around significance of environmental conservation in order to save humans from catastrophic impacts such as floods, earthquakes, drought, food insecurity etc. Deputy Special Representative for The Paris Climate Conference (COP21), Philippe Lacoste was present on the…Read More

Eco-friendly development is the way forward for a safer planet: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event was held to instigate a public talk on Climate Change and International Security’ which was organized by Embassy of France at Institute of Strategic Studies (ISS). The function whirled around significance of environmental conservation in order to save humans from catastrophic impacts such as floods, earthquakes, drought, food insecurity etc. Deputy Special Representative for The Paris Climate Conference (COP21), Philippe Lacoste was present on the occasion as…Read More

Multi-model transport to ensure safer environment

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Speakers at a seminar said that a multi-model and integrated transport system is needed in big cities like Karachi as relying on a single mode of transport is not feasible. A sensitisation seminar on the transport sector and its environmental impacts was organised under the Pakistan Sustainable Transport Project (Pakstran) in the city. Purpose of the seminar was to engage the media and enable them to report on the social, developmental and environmental issues…Read More