Friday, 12th January 2018: Senior Associate Yaqeeen, Khadija Zia was invited to MUNIK at IBA to speak about NOWPDP in light of the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda. MUNIK is held every year where delegates from all schools, colleges, universities and sundry come to participate in the event. Committees host constructive debates on topics ranging from socio-economic implications to legislation to climate change depending on their mandate.
She spoke about the 8 Millennial Development Goals, their shortcomings and how they morphed into the 17 SDGs which have 169 targets out of which 11 happen to be explicit references to disability. She then elucidated how NOWPDP is striving to achieve these very goals with reference to its programmatic dynamics.