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UN Corner established in UET Peshawar to help young reaserchers.

PESHAWAR -- The UN Corner has been established at UET Peshawar by the United Nations Information Centre in partnership with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) at UET Peshawar.

Dr. Stepheni Buri, Head Swiss Cooperation Office opened the centre in presence of senior officials the other day. In her address, Dr. Buri said, Pakistan is among 193 member states of the United Nations making its citizens a part of UN. Therefore, there is a need to provide opportunities to all young people to increase their knowledge about human rights and activities of the UN.

She said, the UN Corner will be routinely updated with new publications from all UN agencies including magazines, newsletters, research studies and other publications on human rights. The young researchers, she said, will get updated facts about Pakistan and UN efforts in the development sector.

Dr. Farman Ullah Anjum, Regional Head HEC Peshawar said, Pakistan has to perform well to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. He spoke over the importance of UN Corner for the students of the university.

Dr. Noor Mohammad, Pro-Vice Chancellor UET Peshawar said, it was a matter of pride for the university to be among the 50 universities in Pakistan that will have the UN corner. He urged the students to take maximum benefit from it as it serves as a single reference point for all the information material regarding UN for University students, teachers and researchers.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Oct 19, 2017
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