Climate Resilient Urban Human Settlements Unit
To strengthen the city governments’ capacity in engaging the line dapartments and agencies and also the non-state actors to effectively meet the urban development challenges throughout Pakistan, as per the international obligations of Federal Government to meet the UNEP; UNFCCC & UN-Habitat targets under Rio+20 Declaration; New Urban Agenda; and SDGs.
To plan and implement the harmonized Action Plans for developing “Climate Resilient Safe & Sustainable Cities”, in collaboration with the Pakistan Urban Planning & Policy Centre at Ministry of PD&R (Planning, Development& Reforms); along with the UN-Habitat (Pakistan); all Provincial Urban Units; and the Line Departments of P&D; Local Governments; Housing & Urban Development of the Governments of Gilgit & Baltistan and the AJK.
To facilitate Provincial Urban Units in launching community-motivated urbanization initiatives and in implementing urban projects; to facilitate their access to external funding with development partners and set aside international funds for adopting actions in developing Climate Resilient Cities, like the Adaptation Fund; Global Environment Facility and Green Climate Fund in addition to the increased Government’s budgetary allocation.
To assist Pakistan Urban P&P Centre in Ministry of PD&R; in implementing Pakistan Vision 2025 strategic initiatives for transforming gall urban human settlements into economic growth hubs and eco-friendly sustainable cities through improved governance, effective urban planning, efficient mobility infrastructure, better security & community participation in collaboration with city governments.
To develop and strengthen the capacity of city administrations to assess the emission targets and adopt low-carbon energy-efficient comprehensive Action Plans to convert their urban-heat islands into “Climate Resilient Cities”, towards fulfilling international commitments of the federal government through the focal Ministry of Climate Change.
|Original Cost||Rs. 56.825 (Million rupees)|
|Revised Cost||Rs. 59,288,401(Million rupees)|
|Date of Commencement||01-07-2019|
|Completion date (as per PC-I)||30-06-2024|