How do we want to live? Our office in Islamabad has been working for a peaceful and progressive Pakistan since 1986. Since then FNF Pakistan office has been seeking to answer this very question: How do we want to live? As individuals we are all entitled to personal dignity and freedom. It has been FNF`s mission to make these principles valid for all. We want people to realize the project of their lives! We promote a social and political environment where every individual can become the pilot of his/her lives!
Truth or Dare
'The press must assert its freedom by demonstrating impeccable standards of journalism that can cement its role by dedicating itself to serving taxpayers and voters in a democracy', Usama Khilji writes about increasingly important role of free independent and responsible media on World Press Freedom Day.
Even MPs need training on Parliament Rules of Procedures!
For a first time parliamentarian (in any parliament), it takes time to understand the institutional sociology and working of the parliamentary institutions and learn the rules of procedure. Most of the time, for the majority of the first-time legislators, learning is proverbial 'learning by doing.' But is it enough? Check out how the YPE Program by FNF Pakistan is training first time MPAs.
Inclusive and Empowered Local Government
Local Government in Pakistan is getting attention in the public debate. The provincial governments in Pakistan have the constitutional obligation to establish local
governments and devolve political, administrative and financial powers to them. However, the latest Ordinance in Punjab passed in late 2021 has - as per the citizens - issues which need to be resolved before its implementation.
Earth Warrior and Ecopreneur: Emaan Danish
Pakistan is lucky to have young Emaan Danish as a very vocal and proactive member of that global tribe. This eleven year old, through her words and actions, is showing the way to many how to contribute to environmental sustainability.
Pak-German Trade Relations
The Trade volume between Germany and Pakistan hovers around 3 billion per year (before the Pandemic) is the biggest within the EU. The interesting fact is – it’s very rarely the case with Germany- that Pakistan even has a trade surplus. Tanvir Shahzad shares his observations which can increase this trade volume between Germany and Pakistan. #DostiKay70Saal #PakGermanDosti
Accessible MPs, candid answers, mutual exchange
During this program we got a chance to learn from German parliamentarians, experts in communication and research institutes. From Pakistan side many members from Provincial assemblies, civil society representatives and journalists participated.
Future Vision of Pakistan-German Relationships
"Walls and bridges are made of bricks and we need to demolish the walls (like Berlin wall) and build bridges." Zafarullah Khan, an IAF alumni himself shared the proceedings of the 19th IAF Alumni gathering in Lahore which was also celebrating 70-year of Pak-German relations.