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Owing to COVID-19 outbreak, SDPI staff is working from home from 9am to 5pm five days a week. All our staff members are available on phone, email and/or any other digital/electronic modes of communication during our usual official hours. You can also find all our work related to COVID-19 in orange entries in our publications section below.    The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) is pleased to announce its Twenty-third Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) from 14 – 17 December 2020 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The overarching theme of this year’s Conference is Sustainable Development in the Times of COVID-19. Read more…       FOOD SECIRITY DASHBOARD: On 4th Nov, SDPI has shared the first prototype of Food Security Dashboard with Dr Moeed Yousaf, the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on  National Security and Economic Outreach in the presence of stakeholders, including Ministry of National Food Security and Research. Provincial and district authorities attended the event in person or through zoom. The dashboard will help the government monitor and regulate the supply chain of essential food commodities.

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23rd SDC
Sustainable Development in the Times of
 COVID-19

14 - 17 December 2020

new arrivals

جانوروں کے حقوق کے تحفظ کے لیے حکومتوں کا کردار، مکالمہ

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Rights activists urge govt to take measures to end cruelties against animals

DNA

ISLAMABAD, JAN 20 (DNA) – Measures to protect animals and to end cruelty against animals are the need of the hour to make our planet…

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Speakers Urges Govt To Take Measures To End Cruelties Against Animals

APP

ISLAMABAD, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Jan, 2021 ) :Activists of the animals' rights on Wednesday urged that it is the…

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Activists urge end to cruelty against animals

Our Correspondent

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a Webinar called for measures to ensure the protection of animals and to end cruelty to them terming it as the need…

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Year 2020: China Triumph from COVID-19 to RCEP & CAI

China entered 2020 with trouble knocking at the door. The deadly attack of COVID-19shook the country. It started from Wuhan and encompasses the whole country.…

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Towards a More Innovative, Effective and Enabling Provincial Sales Tax Regime

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Moderator: Ms. Gulalai Khan, Comms and Social Impact Advisor, SNG Speakers: 1. Syed Fayyaz Ali Shah, DG KPRA 2. Zain Sahi, Chairman PRA 3. Naveed…

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PLIGHT OF STREET ANIMALS IN PAKISTAN; STATE OF ANIMAL RIGHTS AND A NEED FOR LEGISLATION

19/01/2021-19/01/2021

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Using taxation to curtail tobacco use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) calls tobacco consumption an epidemic due to its severe short- and long-term repercussions. Daily, over 1.3 billion people worldwide consume…

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Govt, civil society partnership important for development

Rasheed Khalid

Islamabad : Syeda Adeela Bokhari from Economic Affairs Division has said that the ministry has devised a new draft policy to ensure the accountability and…

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قومی ترقی میں سول سوائٹی کا اہم کردار ہے، مقررین

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Speakers Urged Govt. To Promote Public- Private Partnership In Development Projects

APP

ISLAMABAD, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Jan, 2021 ) :Speakers at a webinar on Saturday said that the government should engage…

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Govt, CSOs partnership important for country’s development: Speakers

DNA News

ISLAMABAD, JAN 16 (DNA) – It is time for the government to consider civil society organizations (CSOs) as partners for development of the country. The…

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Govt urged to engage with private sector for projects

APP

ISLAMABAD: Experts from the public sector and the civil society have urged the government to engage with the private sector to complete development projects and…

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Govt urged to consider NGO as partners for development

Kalbe Ali

ISLAMABAD: It is time for the government to consider civil society organisations (CSOs) as partners for development of the country, and policy measures need to…

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Cigarettes sale surge by 19.2%

Our Correspondent

Islamabad: The production of cigarettes, their sale and stocks have increased by 9.4 per cent and 19.2 per cent respectively in Punjab during the peak…

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Registration of real estate, construction companies up 32pc in 2020

Shahzad Paracha

ISLAMABAD: A healthy trend has been witnessed in the registration of construction and real estate companies, as the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)…

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Women at a loss

World Bank’s Human Capital Index (HCI) notes that a female child born in 2020 will be 44 per cent less productive than those born in…

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Health Experts Highlight Need Of Prioritizing Health & Nutrition In The Country

APP

ISLAMABAD, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Jan, 2021 ) :Health and Nutritional experts on Thursday observed that to face the emerging…

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Experts highlight need to prioritise health spending

Our Correspondent

ISLAMABAD: The society needs to change its behaviour towards health spending to face the emerging health and nutrition challenges after the novel coronavirus pandemic. In…

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Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter on COVID-19 Vol. 2, No. 04 – 05, Issue 09 – 15 January 2021

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