Regional Dialogue on Effective Implementation of Pro Women and Women’s Access to Justice
Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) organized its second regional dialogue in collaboration with Gender Equity Program (GEP) titled ‘Effective Implementation of Pro Women Laws and Women’s Access to Justice’ held at Mehran Hotel on Wednesday, 28th December 2016.
The dialogue was attended by civil society activists, law makers, legal experts, journalists and members of Bar Association. The purpose of the dialogue was to deliberate upon the de facto and de jure challenges associated with recent women friendly legislation. The agenda was carried forward during mentioned sessions
Project ‘Equitable Access to Education for Adolescent Girls, launched by SPO and supported by US AID in Turbat, Balochistan
The program commenced with the recitation of Holy Quran, and Project Coordinator, Mehrab Baloch, formally welcomed the participants on behalf of SPO, at the launching ceremony of project, Equitable Access to Education for Adolescent Girls in Balochistan.
Mehrab Baloch, Project Coordinator, briefly introduced SPO goal, vision, mission and its role, and contribution for the development and welfare of community specifically in Turbat region. He said SPO strengthens and supports the community organizations and public interest institutions of Pakistan for the benefit of poor and disadvantaged sections of society for sustainable development through a participatory approach
SPO holds talk on Revitalizing Pakistan’s Energy Sector and the Crucial Role of CPEC
Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) held an exclusive talk titled “Revitalizing Pakistan’s Energy Sector and the Crucial Role of CPEC” on Thursday here at a local hotel in Islamabad. Mr. Ziad Alhadad the former Director Operations of World Bank delivered the keynote address. As he has managed many projects on energy and helped set up the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program along with publishing many articles with respect to the Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) for Pakistan. Therefore, the talk was of immense importance.
Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) on behalf of AAWAZ Voice & Accountability program organized a national conference on ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Roadmap for Pakistan’ on Thursday at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad.
Member National Assembly Uzair Ali Khan, who is also the Coordinator Standing Committee for SDGs, was the Guest of honor of the conference and the event was attended by the concerned provincial secretaries, members of the UN body, bilateral donors, international and national organizations, civil society organizations, district chairman local government and community representatives from 45 districts where the AAWAZ program is promoting and strengthening citizen forums.
GoZEST was a Pakistan’s first multiple location, five days residential learning, tourism and Cultural festival where youth from all over the Pakistan interacted and networked with each other. Leading personalities from the world of business, development, politics, academia and culture participated in this amazing event which was held from 21st Sept 2016 to 25th Sept 2016 in Galyiat. Reham Khan was the Chief Guest in inauguration ceremony.