Communication for School Safety Training

At schools, children are always at risk of receiving more harm than others during disasters.  During 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, 18000 children died and thousands more are injured while attending their schools. Thousands more have suffered because of torrential rains and floods in the past four years. Research suggests that most risks faced by children […]

E-Commerce Platform for Women Joins Hands with PCDC

Pakistan Centre for Development Communication is pleased to welcome ‘Queen’s Mall Online‘ (QMO) as our newest member. ‘Queen’s Mall Online’ ( is Pakistan’s only, socially responsible e-commerce platform, which is committed to the cause of women empowerment. MoU between QMO and PCDC PCDC and QMO have reached an understanding recently to work together for empowerment of marginalized women living in resource poor […]

Strategic Planning Discussed at HAI

PCDC facilitated a brainstorming session on ‘Strategic Planning’ at the headquarters of ‘Human Appeal International’ (HAI) in Islamabad. HAI is among the biggest charitable organizations in the world that was established in 1991. It is now present in 23 countries and providing services to thousands of communities affected by disaster and chronic poverty. In Pakistan, […]

PCDC Develops Digital Knowledge Repository on GLOF

PCDC is pleased to announce development of another landmark product – Pakistan’s first CD-ROM based Knowledge Repository on ‘Glacier Lake Outburst Flood’ (GLOF). The Repository is aimed to preserve and make accessible through digital technology a significant body of environment data and analysis from Pakistan and around the world. It’s the first CD-ROM based collection […]

Dialogue with CSOs on Communication & DRR

PCDC held a dialogue on communication and DRR with members of ‘Gender and Disaster Network’ (GDN) in the southern Punjab city of Rahim Yar Khan (RYK). GDN is a network of twenty five civil society organizations that are representing the people vulnerable to hazards and influencing policy to build resilience against disasters in the region. […]

Communication Workshop for PCE

PCDC facilitated a full-day training workshop for general body members of the ‘Pakistan Coalition for Education’ (PCE) in Islamabad. ‘The 3C (Coalition – Communication – Change) Workshop’ was facilitated by Aftab Iqbal (Director PCDC). Discussion during the workshop helped participants to understand that effective communication within coalitions doesn’t just happen by itself. Before a coalition can […]

Leadership and Communication Skills Workshop

We had a wonderful two-hours workshop on ‘ Leadership and Communication Skills’, at the ‘International Young Alumni Conference’ in Islamabad. More than 500 youth leaders participated in the conference that was organized by the ‘Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network’ (PUAN). It was the largest gathering in the world of young people who had participated in various programmes […]

IEC Materials for MNCH Project

We have developed a series of IEC materials on Mother and Child Health (MNCH) for the DFID-funded, Research and Advocacy Fund (RAF) project in Chitral, being implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan). Ten colorful standees and four flyers have been developed for this MNCH project. The beautifully designed standees with thought provoking messages in […]

Training on Citizen’s Participation in Local Governance

PCDC facilitated two training workshops on ‘How to Raise Voice for More Citizen’s Participation in Local Governance’ for NGOs in Rawlakot and Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The workshops were organized by ‘Women Welfare Organization of Poonch’ (WWOP) in collaboration with Conciliation Resources-London. Around seventy representatives from fifty prominent NGOs in AJK participated in these […]