“Policy Dialogue on #Inclusive Development and Emergency Response”

The Policy Dialogue on "Inclusive Development and Emergency Response" was held on December 28, 2023 at the National Library of Pakistan. The panel discussion focused on the impact of Flood 2022 on people with disabilities and the role of organizations such as the UNHCR Pakistan Humanitarian Forum and the Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP) in providing emergency response and support. The representative of the UNHCR and STEP shared their insights on the importance of inclusive development and emergency response, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for people with disabilities in emergency situations. The panel also discussed ways to improve emergency response…

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Panel Discussion on Disability Inclusion and GBV Services 2022

The panel discussion on "Panel Discussion on Disability Inclusion and GBV Services" was organized by the UNFPA and STEP on 09 December 2022 in Islamabad. The event was chaired by the Ex Federal Minister and current NCSW chairperson Madam Nilofer Bakhtiar, along with deputy UNFPA, Amina Beg SP, and Hassan Abbas. The audience was particularly noteworthy, as it included a diverse group of stakeholders, including representatives from government, civil society, and the private sector, as well as persons with disabilities and their families.The panel discussion focused on the challenges and barriers faced by persons with disabilities in accessing healthcare and…

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