PSC Meeting On The European Union Funded Projects

The Provincial Steering Committee Meeting for the European Union Funded Projects, which aims to promote the rule of law and enhance the criminal justice system in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held under the chairmanship of Secretary Planning and Development Department, Mr. Shah Mahmood Khan. Mr. Sven Ruesch, Acting Head of Cooperation, European Union, Mr. Knut Ostby, Resident Representative, UNDP, Ms. Meriem El Harouchi, First Secretary, Delegation of the European Union to Pakistan, Ms. Sharmela Rasool, Country Head, UN Women, Ms. Zainab Qaisar Khan, Head of Sub Office Peshawar, UN Women, Mr. Sher Khan, Rule of Law Expert, UN Women, Mr. Waqas Shah, Criminal Justice and ROL Coordinator, UNODC, Ms. Chamila Hemathagamma, Programme Manager Rule of Law, UNDP, Mr. Arshid Jan, Deputy Programme Manager Rule of Law, UNDP and Ms. Caitlin Chittenden, Rule of Law Specialist, UNDP attended the meeting. The progress made in strengthening the provincial rule of law coordination mechanisms and creating gender-responsive environments was discussed, with the goal of improving justice and security services delivery while upholding constitutional safeguards and human rights standards. The Secretary expressed gratitude to EU and UN for their continued partnership in supporting local development, gender empowerment, and rule of law initiatives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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