Reporter's Notebook from Pakistan

Six Takeaways From The UN Mission In Pakistan

The United Nation’s resident coordinator in Islamabad talks about the biggest challenges confronting the country.

Neil Buhne is the United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator. He's served in this position for the last year.
Neil Buhne is the United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator. He’s served in this position for the last year.

The U.S. journalists on the exchange trip to Pakistan spoke with Neil Buhne, the United Nation’s resident coordinator in Pakistan.

Buhne is based in the capital of Islamabad. He works on projects and relationships that support Pakistan’s development goals. A native of Canada, he also coordinates humanitarian efforts in the country.

Listen to Buhne discuss the top six challenges facing the country:

1.) Climate Change

2.) Water

3.) Population Growth

4.) Governance Issues

5.) Refugees

6.) Lack Of Resources

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Education Reporter

Laura Isensee covers education for Houston Public Media, including K-12 and higher education. Previously, she was a staff reporter at The Miami Herald and contributed to South Florida’s NPR affiliate. Her work has also appeared in The Dallas Morning News, Reuters and Clarín in Argentina. Laura has won awards for...

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