Staff Capacity Building Training

SHARP-Pakistan organized two days staff capacity building training work shop on 30th of November and 1st of December 2018, at Shangrila Hotel Murree with the collaboration and funding support of UNHCR (UN-Refugee Agency), EU, International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) and Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC). The total number of staff members who participated in training work shop was 86 from Islamabad, Peshawar, Kohat, DI Khan, Mardan, Haripur, Batkhela and Chitral districts. The workshop aimed Read More …

Speaker call for enact refugees law in Pakistan

consultation

Speakers at a seminar on Afghan refugees in Quetta today called for enacting a Refugees Law including the internally displaced persons keeping in view all factors. This was the consensus at a seminar on refugees in Pakistan organised by a NGO Society for Human Rights and Prisoners Aid (SHARP) in a local hotel in Quetta today. Addressing the seminar former Senator Farhatullah Babar said that born amidst refugee crisis and hosting millions of refugees for Read More …

Consultative Dialogue on Citizenship to Refugee Children and Stateless Persons (Quetta)

Introduction/Background: Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has proposed the integration policy for Pakistani born refugee children and stateless persons.  This idea is widely appreciated by all the stakeholders across the globe. He has invited suggestions in this regard while speaking in the parliament. By endorsing the humanitarian stance of PM, SHARP-Pakistan has voluntary started advocacy campaign to further strengthen and support the PM’s vision and the government of Pakistan by engaging all the relevant Read More …

One-day Capacity building training for Police Officials (Islamabad)

SHARP-PAKISTAN conducted a training workshop for 23 police officials at Police Lines Headquarter, H 11 Islamabad on 22nd November, 2018; with the collaboration of UNHCR, for the purpose of enhancing their knowledge about Refugee rights through respective sessions on Human rights and refugee rights. Mr. Mudassar Javed, Director SHARP-PAKISTAN gave concise introduction of SHARP as well as held session on Human rights and highlighted that without having clear picture of Human rights one cannot bring the Read More …

Consultative Dialogue (Islamabad)

SHARP-Pakistanis planned to organize a consultative dialogue to brainstorm, to share views and seek support from the organizations and relevant stakeholders for providing support to the government on the issue to discuss the durable solution for the most protracted refugee situation in Pakistan in the light of refugee management policy adopted by federal government in February last year and the recent positive development after the humanitarian statement of  Prime Minister of  Pakistan considering the citizenship Read More …

Required Interpreter for Karachi

Jobs

Post title: Interpreter (Somali/Arabic) Duty station:  Karachi No. of positions: 01 Job Description: The incumbent employed under the functional title of Interpreter, will be responsible for: Interpret the statements of refugees / asylum seekers during the interview. To maintain confidentiality of the claim and information of the applicants. Interpret the statements of refugees / asylum seekers during the Police verification interview, at Police post established in the project office premises. Interpret the statements of refugees / asylum Read More …

One-day Capacity building training for Police Officials (Hyderabad)

SHARP-PAKISTAN conducted a training workshop for Police Officials at Indus Hotel, Hyderabad on 4th September, 2018 in collaboration with UNHCR. PARTICIPANTS: The Inspectors, Sub Inspectors,/SHOs and IOs from different Police Stations from Lower parts of Sindh (Hayderabad, Jamshoro, Matyari, Tando M Khan, Tando Allahyar etc) were present to attend this training. The total number of participants who were present in the training were 40. Opening: At first, Mr. Sikander (FM. SHARP Karachi Ofice) opened the session Read More …

One-day Capacity building training for Police Officials (Gujranwala)

On 30th August 2018, SHARP/ALAC II team organized a very successful one day training workshop for the police officials on the topic of “Human & Refugee Rights in the Light of Relevant Laws and Notifications”, aiming to highlight the current status of Human Rights & Afghan Status in Pakistan. Participants: The participants included senior Police officials from District Gujranwala. Introduction of sharp by Ms. Imrana Hasham Lawyer ALAc II Ms. Imrana welcomed the participants with the introduction Read More …

One-day Capacity building training for Police Officials (Jhelum)

A one day Training Workshop was organized for Police Officials on “Human Rights and Refugee Laws” at Dewan-e-Saeed Hotel, Jhelum on 16th August, 2018.                           Participants: The participants included around 58 police officials including DSP, SHO, SI, ASI, Moharar, Head Constables and Constables. Workshop Facilitators: Mudassar Javed                       Director SHARP-Pakistan Tauseef Ullah      Read More …

Closure of UNHCR Voluntary Repatriation Centres during Eid-ul-Adha

Afghan refugees holding Proof of Registration (PoR) or UNHCR-issued documents, who are planning to return to Afghanistan from Pakistan under the UN Refugee Agency’s facilitated voluntary repatriation programme are informed, that the UNHCR Voluntary Repatriation Centres (VRC) in Azakhel, Nowshera and Baleli, Quetta will be closed on account of Eid-ul-Adha, from Tuesday 21 August to Thursday 23 August 2018. The centres will reopen on Friday 24 August 2018. As per usual practice, Afghan refugees in Read More …