• The consequences of the mass return of Afghan refugees from Pakistan

    Source: Afghanistan Analysts Network Country: Afghanistan, PakistanMost of the 600,000 Afghans who returned from Pakistan last year chose to settle in the province of Nangrahar. This has put considerable strain on both health and education services. Author: Fazal Muzhary Most of the 600,000 Afghans who returned from Pakistan last year chose to settle ...

  • 16 Mag
    Incontro con delegazione imprenditoriale del Pakistan

    Lazio Innova segnala l’incoming di una delegazione imprenditoriale proveniente dal Pakistan, in collaborazione con l'Ambasciata il 16 maggio a Roma.  La delegazione è composta da 14 rappresentanti di imprese multisettoriali e disponibile ad incontri b2b presso la sede di Lazio innova. I settori rappresentati dalla delegazione sono i seguenti: - Automotive - Lapideo - Arredo - ...

  • Afghanistan: Thousands flee armed conflict in Kunduz Province

    Source: Norwegian Refugee Council Country: AfghanistanAround 180 families from Qala-e Zal have been displaced into Kunduz City. Many are accommodated with extended families elsewhere, but some have had to sleep in the open.“Hundreds of Afghan families are desperately fleeing armed conflict in Kunduz Province. Many are accommodated with extended families elsewhere, ...

  • IOM to improve Afghan border management as thousands return from Pakistan

    Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Afghanistan, PakistanThe assessment, led by an international border management expert, will help to streamline the registration process for returnees and identify other areas where IOM can help the government.Afghanistan – This week, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) completed an assessment of border management capacity at ...

  • Millions of children in restive Pakistani province lack access to education

    Source: Voice of America Country: PakistanIn Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, extreme poverty and poor infrastructure remain the main reasons behind the lack of schooling, while continued insecurity and terrorism exacerbate the situation.By Madeeha Anwar Nine-year-old Fahad works at a tailor shop in Peshawar with his brother to provide for their family of 11, including ...

  • 10 Apr
    FOCUS PAESE PAKISTAN

    La Camera di Commercio di Frosinone ed Aspiin in collaborazione con l’Ambasciata della Repubblica del Pakistan in Italia, organizzano una giornata di approfondimento sulle opportunità di accesso al mercato il 10 aprile 2017 presso la Camera di Commercio di Frosinone. Il Pakistan è un paese che favorisce gli investimenti. Con la ...

  • Humanitarian community prepares for a new wave of returning Afghans

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Afghanistan, PakistanAs the Afghan winter draws to a close, aid agencies expect an increase in the number of returning Afghans. UNHCR and IOM estimate that between 864,000 and 1.5 million people could return in 2017. HIGHLIGHTS • Humanitarian community prepares for a new ...

  • State officials abusing migrants, refugees on Europe's borders - Oxfam

    Source: Oxfam Country: Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Serbia, Syrian Arab Republic, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, WorldViolence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities on the Western Balkans route are a frequent occurrence, claim refugees and migrants in a new report. Exposed: Abuse of migrants by state officials on Europe’s borders Violence, ...

  • Human rights violations in DRC up 30 percent in one year

    Source: UN Human Rights Council Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sri LankaThe increase could be explained by two factors: violations related to restricting democratic space and the resurgence of activities of several armed groups, the Human Rights Council heard.Human Rights Council MIDDAY 22 March 2017 The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting ...

  • Protecting schools from military use

    Source: Human Rights Watch Country: WorldHuman Rights Watch has documented examples of law and practice from 40 countries, from Afghanistan to Yemen, instituting some level of protection for schools or universities. Protect Schools from Military Use Governments Should Endorse, Carry Out Safe Schools Declaration (New York, March 20, 2017) – Countries around the ...

  • Polio vaccination campaign targets 2.7 million Syrian children

    Source: World Health Organization Country: Syrian Arab RepublicIn 12 governorates where the campaign is ongoing, focus is on more than 500,000 children living in hard-to-reach areas. Many of these children were missed in previous campaigns.On Sunday 12 March 2017 a week-long national polio vaccination campaign started in Syria. The campaign is ...

  • Poorer countries host most of the world's forcibly displaced

    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Afghanistan, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Germany, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, World, YemenMost of the 3.2 million people who were ...

  • 'Education increasingly becoming a casualty' of Afghan conflict

    Source: Norwegian Refugee Council Country: AfghanistanTwo students were killed in Laghman Province, and seven others and a teacher injured, when a mortar round struck their school on Saturday 25 February.“Two students were tragically and needlessly killed in Laghman Province, and seven others and a teacher injured, when a mortar round struck ...

  • Esplosione in un quartiere commerciale di Lahore, almeno otto morti.

    Esplosione in un quartiere commerciale di Lahore, almeno otto morti. Altre 21 persone sono rimaste ferite quando è esplosa una bomba in un quartiere della città pachistana dove sorgono banche, caffè e negozi. La polizia ha circondato la zona alla ricerca dell’attentatore. Il Pakistan nelle ultime settimane è stato colpito ...

  • Thousands of families in Afghanistan and Pakistan struggle to survive after heavy snowfalls

    Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies Country: Afghanistan, PakistanNearly 120 people have been killed in Afghanistan, where 22 provinces have been hit hard. In the north-eastern province of Nooristan, bordering Pakistan, at least 45 people in one village have perished.Thousands of families in Afghanistan and Pakistan are ...

  • Hyundai Motor Returns to Pakistan after 13 Years

    Hyundai Motor is returning to the Pakistani market after more than ten years by establishing a joint venture with a local company.   According to industry sources on February 5, Hyundai Motor and Nishat Mills, a subsidiary of Nishat Group which is engaged in textile, energy, cement, and banking business in ...