Focal point
Mr. Jawed Ali Khan
Director General (Environment)
Ministry of Environment, Government of Pakistan, Local Government Building, Sector G-5/2, Islamabad

Qazi Saleem
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
United Nations Division
Documents & Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where Pakistan is listed as a partner or lead entity in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform
Capacity development of SAS member countries for the preparaion of specific policies to implement goal 14

South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) is an inter-governmental Organization, established in 1982 by Governments of the eight South Asian countries to promote and support protection, management and enhancement of the environment in the region. Countries, namely; Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have ratified the articles of Association of SACEP. It is also registered with the Secretariat of the United Nations as Multilateral Organization in accordance with under the Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations. SACEP has its hea...[more]

South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme - SACEP (IGO), Ministry of environment, Ministry of Shipping, Coast Guard, Navy, Disaster Management Ministry, Ministry of Fisheries of each member countries.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Designation of the First Ever Marine Protected Area in Pakistan

The Conference of Parties to Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) agreed in 2004 that marine and coastal protected areas are an essential tool for the conservation and sustainable use of marine and coastal biodiversity (article 8 of the convention). The target 11 of Aichi Biodiversity Targets agreed by all Parties to the CBD specify that each Party has to declare at least 10% of its coastal and marine areas as Marine Protected Area (MPA), especially the areas of biodiversity significance and ecosystem services. Pakistan is a Party to CBD and shown commitment to implementation of SDGs. ...[more]

1. Forest & Wildlife Department, Government of Balochistan 2. Fisheries Department, Government of Balochistan 3. Fisheries Department, Government of Sindh 4. Ministry of Defence, Government of Pakistan 5. Pakistan Navy 6. National Institute of Oceanography 7. International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) / Mangroves for the Future Programme (MFF) 8. Indus Earth Trust 9. WWF Pakist...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
IHO Hydrography Capacity Building Programme for Coastal States

The IHO capacity building programme seeks to assess and advise on how countries can best meet their international obligations and serve their own best interests by providing appropriate hydrographic and nautical charting services. Such services directly support safety of navigation, safety of life at sea, efficient sea transportation and the wider use of the seas and oceans in a sustainable way, including the protection of the marine environment, coastal zone management, fishing, marine resource exploration and exploitation, maritime boundary delimitation, maritime defence and security, and o...[more]

International Hydrographic Organization (IGO); 87 IHO Member States (Governments); International Maritime Organization (UN); World Meteorological Organization (UN); International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (NGO)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Sustaining resilience - development in crisis

The objective of the side event is showcase Pakistan's unique case in sustaining its development in the face of uninvited natural calamities, conflict and engagement and superimposed self inflicted challenges.

(A) Government of Pakistan: (i) Ministry of Climate Change, (ii) Planning & Development Division, (iii) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (iv) Ministry of Science & Technology, (v) National Disaster Management Authority (B) Provincial Governments (C) Donors: UNDP (D) NGOs: (i) IUCN, (ii) LEAD Pakistan (E) Academia (F) Media (G) Youth
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Technology for Sustainable Development

To promote technology-led growth in Pakistan, a comprehensive R&D promotion program was devised and implemented. It achieved two objectives:1) Promoted solution-oriented research culture across Pakistan by involving 300+ universities, industries, social and governmental organizations2) Developed a locally fit technology transfer mechanism and number of solutions were transferred from universes to industry creating new business, employment and other positive effects

Institute of Research Promotion (IRP) Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) Ministry of Science and Technology of Pakistan Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industries University of Management and Technology South Asia Triple Helix Association SRC (Pvt.) LTD
Sustainable Development Goals
9 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2012
13 May 2011
13 May 2010
11 May 2006
5 May 2006
4 May 2006
3 May 2006
3 May 2006
2 May 2006
1 May 2006
21 Apr 2005
30 Apr 2004
21 Apr 2004
United Nations