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Highlights from Pakistan Economic Survey 2022-23

Robust efforts for sustainable development: Highlights from Pakistan Economic Survey 2022-23

Pakistan's Economic Survey 2022-23 highlights robust efforts for sustainable development, including a National Electric Vehicle Policy targeting 30% electric vehicles by 2030. Community-driven initiatives, collaboration with Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, and grants for climate resilience showcase Pakistan's commitment to a sustainable future.
Lahore most polluted city in the world, according to WHO report

Lahore tops the list of most polluted cities in the world

According to a WHO report, Lahore ranked first among the most polluted cities in the world with Peshawar ranking fifth. The report is based on data collected in the year 2022. 

To combat climate change, youth is integral, experts

By Xari Jalil: Youth is the biggest stakeholder in climate action because of the intergenerational nature of climate challenges and deserves to be at the forefront of all planned policies and action.

Hundreds killed, thousands displaced in flood-hit Balochistan

The death toll from Balochistan floods and rains has reached a worrying 136, while at least 13,000 homes have been destroyed leaving thousands displaced and without shelter.
Rights Watch - 4th February 2022

Rights Watch | 4th February 2022

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Justice Amir Farooq of the IHC has directed the Federal Govt to enact legislature setting the minimum marriageable age for girls. For more human rights news, keep reading.

Combating Climate Change: The Time to Act is Now

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Combating climate change cannot happen in a day. But the time to start is now. Otherwise, it will just be too late.

COP26: Climate emergency, journalism emergency!

As the UN's COP26 conference is set to begin in Glasgow, Scotland, journalists are putting forth appeals for the right to cover environmental issues

‘UNHRC’s recognition of environmental rights is a step in the right direction’

For the first time, the UNHRC voted to formally recognize the right to a clean and sustainable environment. Environmentalists and climate campaigners see this as a result of hard work in activism.

‘UNHRC’s recognition of environmental rights is a step in the right direction’

For the first time, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to formally recognize the right to a clean and sustainable environment. Environmentalists and climate campaigners see this as a result of hard work in activism.
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Rights Watch | 5th December 2020

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Raja Masih, father of Arzoo Raja, withdraws plea from SHC for a review of the court's November 23 verdict in order to approach a family court for her custody. Arzoo, who was proven a minor, had twice refused to return to her parents, following which the court had directed she be sent to a shelter home rather than to her "husband".