MEDIA STATEMENT DATE: 14th May 2018 International Non-Governmental Organisations Registration with the Government of Pakistan On 2nd May 2018, Islamabad Police issued a letter to close down the offices of a number of INGOs this included three PHF members. Media reports indicated that 11 INGOs have been asked to close their operations. PHF seeks to […]
PRESS RELEASE DATE: 11 January 2018 Permission to INGOs to Operate in Pakistan PHF highly appreciates the recent decision of Government of Pakistan to allow INGOs, issued with non-approval letters for their registration, to operate until the final decision is made on their appeal. As of 11 January 2018, 11 PHF members, are in receipt of non-approval […]
PRESS RELEASE DATE: 11 December 2017 Ministry of Interior issues rejection letters to International Non-Governmental Organisations A process to regulate the work of International Non-Governmental organisations implemented by the Ministry of Interior since October 2015 this week issued letters of rejection to a number of PHF member INGOs. These INGOs are working in Pakistan on […]
PHF in collaboration with FATA Disaster Management Authority and Provincial Disaster Management Authority-KP hosted a grand networking event to observe National Disaster Awareness Day on 10 October 2017 at Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Museum Hall, Peshawar University A lively panel discussion with key speakers including Neil Bruhne (UN Humanitarian Resident Coordinator), Melinda Good (World Bank), […]
The session was delivered by the Mr. Paul Dudley expert on SDGs from UNDP Pakistan.
International NGOs in Pakistan Support Stronger Communities in Sindh KARACHI: 31 international NGOs in Pakistan annually reach out to 08 million people in Sindh through humanitarian relief and development assistance along with the Government of Pakistan. This was mentioned at a high level dinner organized by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Karachi in collaboration […]
The Partners dinner held on 12th January 2016 in Peshawar KP. Over 70 guests participated: including Deputy Speaker KP Assembly, members of KP Assembly from PTI, JUI – F and Qoumi Watan Party, Additional Commissioner – Commissionerate Afghan Refugees, PDMA, FATA Secretariat, Chairperson of Provincial Commission on the Status of Women Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Director Coordination […]
World Humanitarian Day (WHD), takes place 19 August 2016, and has been designated by the UN General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq and recognise the aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service. PHF member INGOs working to deliver humanitarian assistance […]
The event was attended by women Parliamentarians from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Balochistan and FATA, Australian High Commissioner, Canadian High Commissioner, German Ambassador, Ambassador of the Netherlands and Country Directors of International NGOs.
In the Question Answer Session Director General PDMA KP commits to facilitating INGO NOCs to support relief and rehabilitation work in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
A meeting was held between PHF and the Elementary and Secondary Education Department of KP on 12 November 2015 at the PHF office. Meeting was attended by the Minister E&SE Mr. Muhammad Atif Khan, Additional Secretary, and Senior Planning Officer from the E&SE, PHF members and the Secretariat staff with the purpose to share information […]
The Chief Minister said his government wanted to facilitate the working of international non-governmental organisations in the province.While talking to the Pakistan Humanitarian Forum (PHF) Country Coordinator Heather Macey, CM appreciated the assistance of INGOs, particularly during emergencies like earthquakes and floods.
A Snapshot of INGO work in Pakistan 2014 (English) – October 2015 A Snapshot of INGO work in Pakistan 2014 (Urdu) – October 2015
Minister of Interior, Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan, on Thursday 1st October announced the start of the new process to register INGOs operating in Pakistan. PHF believes the new policy is a positive step forward to ensure a transparent and accountable system is in place to facilitate INGOs work in reducing the vulnerabilities of the 27 […]
The Minister appreciated the work of NGOs in KP and highlighted the need for support in the area of disabled persons.
On 27 August 2015, the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) in collaboration with the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) organised a National seminar on “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies” at the Islamabad Club. Mr. Abdul Qadir Baloch (Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions) was the Chief Guest at the event. The programme highlighted […]
The Pakistan Humanitarian Forum (PHF) would like to convey its condolences and deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and colleagues of Mr. Lief H. Larsen (Ambassador of Norway), Mr. Domingo D. Lucenario Jr. (Ambassador of Philippines), Mrs. Datin Habibah Mahmud (wife of the Malaysian Ambassador), Mrs. Heri Listyawati Burhan Muhammad (wife of the Indonesian Ambassador), […]
PRESS RELEASE 31 March 2015 Expo 2015 – Saving lives across Pakistan Over 50 organisations who annually provide 20 million Pakistanis with humanitarian relief and development assistance along with the government of Pakistan demonstrated their work to reach Pakistan’s most vulnerable people at Expo 2015 on 31 March. Hundreds of visitors enjoyed interactive displays set […]
Chairman NDMA Maj. Gen. Asghar Nawaz with a delegation from Pakistan Humanitarian Forum.
Ms.Tasnim Aslam with a delegation from Pakistan Humanitarian Forum.
The training was facilitated jointly by The International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) and The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The training was attended by PHF members and donor partners. Participants during different activities.
(L) To (R): Mr. Arif Jabbar Khan (Country Director Oxfam in Pakistan), Mr. Geroge Khoury (Head of OCHA), Maj. Gen. Muhammad Saeed Aleem (Chairman NDMA), and Country Coordinator PHF
PHF welcomes the recently published Government policy ‘Regulation of organisations receiving foreign contributions’. The new policy is a positive step forward to ensure a transparent and accountable process is in place, to facilitate INGOs’ work in reducing the vulnerabilities of communities in Pakistan. PHF was invited by the Government to input into the policy development […]
MEDIA RELEASE 19 August, 2013 53 international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) working across Pakistan, released a report today Joint action for relief and development on their work in Pakistan. In 2012, international NGOs provided assistance and support to 19.7 million Pakistani’s to access basic services and improve their lives. Fayaz Ahmad, Pakistan Humanitarian Forum Chair and […]