Baanhn Beli and IUCN launch project to prepare Strategy for Protection and Conservation of fast-disappearing Vultures

At the Baanhn Beli office in Nagarparkar, Tharparkar, Sindh, close to the Pakistan-India border, a new project was launched with a simple yet colourful, well-attended event to prepare a comprehensive national strategy to protect and conserve vultures. These birds have become a highly endangered species in Pakistan in recent years. Continue reading

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Participation of the IUCN Pakistan Members in the IUCN Regional Conservation Forum held in Bangkok from 10-12 August 2015

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HRD Communication – Newsletter, Quarterly (Jan-Mar 2015) by Institute of Rural Management, Pakistan

Download: HRD Communique Jan – March 2015

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Announcement of the Workshop on “Conservation and Management of Protected Areas” by CEM (15-18 December 2014) in Muscat, Oman

International Training Workshop on Conservation and Management of Protected Areas

Organized by: Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs, Sultanate of Oman

IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, West Asia
December 15-18, 2014 at Muscat, Sultanate of Oman Continue reading

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Inger Andersen named IUCN Director General

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, announced today the appointment of Inger Andersen as the new Director General of the Union starting in January 2015. Continue reading

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Sound byte: ‘Women of KP, Fata must have space to interact’

The military operation in North Waziristan has displaced hundreds of thousands from their homes and forced them to live in makeshift arrangements in the boiling heat of D.I. Khan, FR Bannu, Karak and Lakki Marwat, etc. Continue reading

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It’s Not Hunting Season Yet

There is so much wrong in so many areas. Crimes of omission and commission. Public sector manipulations, inefficiencies and downright corruption. Collusion of the high and mighty with their subordinates to cheat people out of their rights. Sometimes this seems all pervasive. But every once in a while someone breaks the pall of gloom and shows commitment and honesty to champion right over wrong, legal over illegal. Continue reading

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Khwendo Kor – URGENT Appeal: Almost 1 million North Waziristan Internally Displaced People (IDPs) need your help NOW

You can channel your help and support through KHWENDO KOR, a renowned, highly credible, reliable and trustworthy NGO.
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Institute of Rural Management (IRM) quarterly newsletter ‘HRD Communique’ – July – September 2014

Institute of Rural Management (IRM) is one of the largest capacity building facilities in the not-for-profit sector in Pakistan and works in over 100 districts. It is committed to build the capacities of rural communities and empower them to harness their true human, social and economic potential for an improved quality of life.  Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Largest Mangroves Forest Threatened by Zulfikarabad Project – NGO Members of IUCN Pakistan National Committee

IUCN Pakistan National Committee Members during meetingA meeting of the IUCN Pakistan National Committee Members was convened in Islamabad on July 24, 2015.

The NGO Members expressed their concern over the recent news item in the media on directives by the higher government authorities for expediting work on the Zulfikarabad city project. The members noted that Pakistan’s largest mangroves reserves along the Thatta coast were at risk due to the Zulfikarabad Project. Continue reading

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