GIZ Pakistan News

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This news section holds background information on our work about topics impacting & driving the change in Pakistan. Unfold & receive regular updates and insights about our #JourneyOfChange.


Benazir Roufi: A story of hope and resilience

Benazir Roufi is an Afghan refugee living in Pakistan. She runs an Afghan Women Solidarity Cafe in Rawalpindi. She talks about her entrepreneurial journey and how the Urban Cohesion Hub in Rawalpindi supported her.


Gupshup with Country Director's

Watch GIZ's fireside chat featuring our former Country Director, Tobias Becker, and the new Country Director for GIZ Pakistan, Angelika Fleddermann.


Empowering Local Governments in Pakistan for SDG Success

Lawmakers and stakeholders gathered at the "National Meet on Sustainable Development Goals" to empower local governments. One focus: proposing constitutional amendments to Article 140-A like the inclusion of a 35% quota for women in local councils.


Transforming Workplace Landscapes

The Labour & Human Resource Department (LHRD) Punjab has made a monumental leap in organisational excellence by embracing the Common Assessment Framework (CAF). Discover LHRD’s CAF journey and the establishment of a CAF Community of Practice.


Better vision, better opportunities

Nabeela, a 15-year-old student, participated in a vision and hearing screening. Little did she know that this screening would reveal a significant issue with her eyesight, one that could be resolved through a simple surgery.


A small device for equal opportunities

For many children entering school is the most exciting experience of their childhood. The feeling of entering a classroom, meeting the teacher for the first time, and finally learning to write, count and read are memories to cherish for a lifetime.