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!
Pakistan’s Economy: Where we are today and what we need to do?
Economic crises can be a blessing in disguise. They force all of us to take, and accept, difficult decisions without exhausting political capital. 'Growth has been elusive for Pakistan for a long time, for that we need to transform our economy' Ali Salman explains how Pakistan can achieve economic transformation.
Water Governance in the face of Climate Change
Each year is getting hotter than the last one, the impacts of extreme heat are pronounced more so in Pakistan. From prolonged heatwaves to Glacier Lake Outburst floods, from monsoon floods to droughts. It all boils down to water governance and realizing that water is human right and it needs a collective solution. Read how Dr. S. Aamir Hameed build the narrative for sustainable water storage and water safety plans.
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.
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.