Voluntary Local Review-2022

The Voluntary Local Review (VLR) is an analysis of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for a specific local context. It is a very important monitoring tool for their implementation at city or regional level. The process of SDGs localization that starts with the Voluntary Local Review allows local authorities to identify their own priorities and […]


Spotlight Report is an alternative and civil society led report on Sustainable Development Goals, the idea was part of regular interventions of Pakistan Development Alliance around national, regional and global advocacy opportunities including High Level Political Forum (HLPF). Several countries including Pakistan followed their lead and developed parallel reports to official Voluntary National Review (VNR) […]

Country Position Paper -2022

On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) office in China received a report of 29 pneumonia cases of unknown etiology in Wuhan city in Hubei province, central China. The virus was quickly identified as a novel beta-coronavirus and the genetic sequence was shared on 12 January 2020. The infection is now officially termed […]

Evaluation Report – Umang (2018-2022)

Evaluating the work of Awaz-CDS established in 1995 it appears they have a passion and record of accomplishment for working on education-particularly girls’ education in Pakistan.  The organization is equally dedicated to realization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and is part of Pakistan Development Alliance-a consortium of CSOs/NGOs. Besides working in Pakistan with rights-based approach […]

The Hands That Feed Us : Struggles of Women Agricultural Workers Rights in Pakistan

Agriculture sector is the backbone of Pakistan’s economy as it contributes around 22 percent in the GDP of the country per annum. The whole sector remained under federal control for policy and structural reforms until 2010,whereas provinces were responsible for implementation and delivery. After the 18th constitutional amendment in 2010, the sector devolved to the […]

Civil Society Perspective July, 2022 on Official VNR 2022 vis-a-vis SDGs 4 & 5

Background of Pakistan on SDGs: Pakistan is the first country that adopted SDGs as national development agenda in February 2016. Pakistan has formed specialized SDGs units at the Federal, provincial, and special areas to accelerate the progress on SDGs. The government of Pakistan have presented the first VNR in July 2019. The VNR was prepared […]

Details of AwazCDS-Pakistan Response to COVID-19

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