PCDC Facilitates FGDs on Voter Education & Mobilizations across Pakistan

The Pakistan Centre for Development Communication’ (PCD) organized twelve focus group discussions in collaboration with country’s leading advertising agency M/S Orientm McCANN Pakistan.  Around 130 people participated in these FGDs in four cities. The objective was to gather qualitative and quantitative responses from participants, on various aspects of 25 communication messages, developed under DFID-funded campaign for voters’ education and mobilization.

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Strategic Planning Workshop for Sahil

PCDC conducted two-day ‘Strategic Planning Workshop’ for Sahil in Islamabad. Sahil is among the most respected child-rights organization in Pakistan with several offices. During the two days of intense brainstorming, group work, presentations and analysis – enthusiastic participants from all regions of the country looked at the past, present and future of the organization. From vision, mission and values to projects, strategies and capabilities – everything came under discussion. Sahil has a young and highly motivated team that was full of innovative ideas. Read More

Posters for Interfaith Harmony

Peace communication is an art that require special skills and understanding. That’s why we have developed these two beautiful posters with passion and care – to promote interfaith harmony among communities.  The publications are part of a series of ‘Information, Education and Communication’ (IEC) materials that we have developed under a project funded by ‘United States Institute for Peace’ (USIP), being implemented in district Rawalpindi.Read More

IEC Materials for MNCH Project

We have recently developed a series of IEC materials for DFID-funded, Research and Advocacy Fund (RAF) project in Chitral, being implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan).Ten colourful standees and four flyers have been developed for this Mother and Child Health (MNCH) project. Read More

sihala training1ToT for Police Trainers at Sihala on Interfaith Harmony

PCDC facilitated the first-ever ‘Training of Trainers’ (ToT) on ‘Interfaith Harmony and Role of Police’ at the largest police training institution in Pakistan, the Police Training College, Sihala. Read More

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. Read More

Communication & Youth Leadership Training by PCDC

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). Read More

Information is oxygen to democracy. To enhance public support for early passage and implementation of Right to Information (RTI) Act in Sind, we are supporting the largest and oldest journalist association in Pakistan – the ‘Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors‘ (CPNE). It is the biggest representative platform of professional editors and journalists from print and electronic media that was established in 1957. The 500+-member organization is a registered, voluntary, nonprofit body with the mission to promote and protect human rights particularly right to access information and expression.Hence, at Pakistan Centre for Development Communication (PCDC), we believe that it is about time for civil society organizations and media to come together and demand for more access to information. Read More

3C Workshop for PCE

PCDC facilitated a full-day training workshop for general body members of the ‘Pakistan Coalition for Education’ (PCE) in Islamabad. Discussion during the workshop helped participants to understand that effective communication within coalitions doesn’t just happen by itself. Read More

CD Case & CD1a-cropPCDC Develops Pakistan’s First 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 Floods’ (GLOFs). 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.Read More

human appeal strategic planning meetingStrategic 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 largest charitable organizations in the world, now present in 23 countries and providing services to thousands of communities affected by disaster and chronic poverty. In Pakistan, HAI started its operation in 2002. Following 2005 earthquake, the organization expended its activities to emergency situations, early relief and rehabilitation in the country. Read More

advocacy training news1Advocacy Skills Training for Youth in AJK

We enjoyed the exuberance and enthusiasm of youth in Azad Kashmir, as they shared their stories of advocacy and struggle for rights. During the four training sessions on ‘Advocacy Skills’ at different locations, it was heartening to see that youth in Azad kashmir has already engaged itself proactively with local challenges to find innovative solutions. Read More

qmo partnership pictureMoU to Increase Livelihoods Opportunities for Women

PCDC and Queens Mall Online have reached an understanding to work together for empowerment of marginalized women living in resource poor and challenging conditions, through creation of livelihoods, learning and networking opportunities.  Read More