The Municipal Services Programme and Urban Policy Unit at the Planning & Development Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hired SRSP’s Human Institutional Development Center services to deliver training to 40 Government Officials. The officials are from Forest Department, Public Health Engineering Department, Environmental Protection Agency, Peshawar Development Authority, Agriculture Research Institute and WSSP are participating in a three-day course on Gender Integration in Development Programme. The short -course has been designed to enable those involved in policy and decision making to develop an improved understanding of integrating gender in initiatives that impact lives.
Three days training on Pakistan Approach to Total Sanitation (PATS) was organized for 30 elected members (18 male and 12 female) in District Buner under WASH PATs plus project. The objective of the training was to orient the participants on WASH policy framework at district level, provide low cost solutions regarding sanitation and water safety and to elaborate their role in open defecation free (ODF) declaration, verification, certification and sustainability check. Furthermore, their knowledge was enhanced on gender mainstreaming, equity, disaster risk reduction, climate change and environmental protection. The training was organized by SRSP in collaboration with Government of KPK and funded by UNICEF.