What a coincidence that both days are important and both have come together this year. Forest and Water both are important and essential to keep the cycle of life running on earth. Continue reading “Message by: Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, IUCN Country Representative – The International Day of Forests and World Water Day 2021”
Mr. Malik Khalid Chairman district Zakat Committee, Mr. Zahid Rafique, Deputy Director Social Welfare and other stakeholders participated in Food Packs distribution events organized by Rural Aid Pakistan. The speakers educated the participants about the prevention measures about COVID-19. In these events, Rural Aid distributed the food packs to 115 poor widows and daily wager families. Rural Aid responding COVID-19 through awareness raising, distribution of hygiene & safety kits and food items to marginalized people in partner communities affected by COVID-19.”
All around the world today, people are celebrating the World Environment Day. The theme for the year 2020 is: “Time for Nature”. Keeping in view the ongoing COVID-19 crisis it is a high time to think of nature. It is a known reality that zoonotic diseases like SARS, H1N1 Flu and Corona virus originate from the wildlife. Due to corona crisis almost the entire world has come to standstill. The closures have ensued an economic chaos the root cause of which can be traced to the wildlife. Continue reading “World Environment Day 2020 – Message by Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan”
Today, the International Day for Biological Diversity is being celebrated to mark the importance of biodiversity on earth. The theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) for 2020 is “Our solutions are in nature“.
Continue reading “International Day of Biological Diversity 2020 – Message by Mahmood Akhtar Cheema Country Representative IUCN Pakistan”