Reaching out to Pakistani youth

The United Nations Information Centre increases the involvement of Pakistani students in the activities of the UN through partnership with the Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS) , and with the Inter-University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (IUCPSS).

The MOUs signed today will provide a framework for cooperation and involving Pakistani youth in the communication initiatives of the United Nations like: UN Book Corner; UN Wall campaign; Academic Impact; youth internship programme, and the commemoration of UN Days.

MOU-1

Ms.Farhat Asif, President (IPDS) and Mr. Vittorio Cammarota, Director United Nations Information Centre, Islamabad

MOU-2

Dr.Naseer Ali Khan, Chairman, IUCPSS / Vice Chancellor, University of Haripur and Mr. Vittorio Cammarota, Director United Nations Information Centre, Islamabad.

 

Islamabad’s street kids learn life skills through sports

Kinza Kausar, 13 years old, was very excited to be on the winning team in “Right to Peace” football tournament and educational event for street children. “We had a lot of fun and made friends. What we learnt was life skills, fair play, respecting ourselves and others, football rules and teamwork. All these were through play and games above all we learnt importance of human dignity”, she said with confidence and satisfaction. RTP2015Kinza now hopes to bring positive changes to the lives of other street children with what she learned at the four-day event. Continue reading