Human Development Forum In Lahore On February 13 & 14

The Planning & Development Department in collaboration with Urban Unit is organizing an International level stakeholder event titled Human Development Forum, on February 13 & 14, 2018 in Lahore.

The Planning & Development Department in collaboration with Urban Unit is organizing an International level stakeholder event titled Human Development Forum, on February 13 & 14, 2018 in Lahore.

Ministers, Government Officials, National and International Technical experts, Development Partners, Academia and Representatives from Private Sector will participate in the event. The inaugural session is expected to be chaired by the Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

There is also a lunching session of various important initiatives and reports at the event. High profile speakers like Mr. Jamie Saavedra, the Ex Education Minister of Peru, Dr. Sania Nishtar, WHO Global Commission on NCDs and Mr.

Neil Buhne UN Resident Coordinator Pakistan will deliver their key note addresses. The forum will focus on specific themes of Health, Education, Water Sanitation & Hygiene Nutrition, and Population Planning.

This two day event will cover six technical sessions (i) Inclusive & Sustainable Human Development (ii) Better Healthcare, Better Development (iii) Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (iv) Education, Skills for a Sustainable Tomorrow (v) integrating Development into Population Planning (vi) Making Nutrition a Priority.

The discussion on these domains aims to discuss initiatives of the Government in areas of human development, to identify the best practices and to establish cross-sectoral linkages for partnership and continued development. The forum will be attended by 500 delegates and experts including experts from government, Academia and the private sector.