Workshop Cum Seminar on Gender and Environment &
Review of Beijing +10 Process
Jointly organized by Ministry of Women Development, Social
Welfare & Special Education G.O.B & IUCN Balochistan
The objectives of the
workshop were to create awareness among different stakeholders,
to highlight the importance of gender in environmental issues
and to generate the status report on the action plan of
women department and the way ahead.
Representative from various public sector institutions and
civil society organizations, including Agriculture, Irrigation,
Forest, Planning and development department, Balochistan
Environment Protection Agency, Department of Woman Studies,
University of Balochistan, SPO, BEEJ, WESS Aurat Foundation
and Bolan Area Water attended the event.
Rahila Durrani, Member of Balochistan Provincial Assembly
was the Chief Guest in the inaugural session while Abdul
Jalil Khan, Secretary, Social Welfare Department Government
of Balochistan chaired the other sessions. At the end of
the first session Rahila Durrani appreciated the joint efforts
of IUCNP Balochistan Programme and Social Welfare Department,
Government of Balochistan for organizing such an informative
workshop cum seminar.
Presentations were delivered by Professor Farkhanda Aurangzaib
from Department of Women Studies, University of Balochistan,
Ms. Tehseena Rafi, Coordinator Communications and Fatima
Ihsan, Gender Coordinator from IUCN Pakistan.
Mr. Mohammad Riaz, DG Agriculture Extension, Government
of Balochistan, was the Chief Guest on the second day when
group presentations were given. The Chief Guest appreciated
the wok done by the groups on recommendations of the workshop.
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