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Promotion of human rights stands at the very core of the foreign policy of the Czech Republic. The respect for human rights and dignity is not just a value in itself but it also helps to foster international security and sustainable development.

In Pakistan, the Embassy of the Czech Republic promotes human and especially women rights continually through annual projects under the Transition Promotion Program, but also through dialogue and different public diplomacy events. Information on some of the latest events of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Islamabad in the field of human rights is available below.

Non-Parent: Documentary Movie Screening and Human Rights Discussion


Embassy of the Czech Republic in Islamabad organized a documentary movie screening at the Residence of the Ambassador in Islamabad on September 18, 2019. The screening of the movie "Non-Parent" directed by Ms. Jana Počtová was followed by… more ►

Protecting Women and Minorities Rights in Bannu, KPK


To support women and minorities in Pakistan, the Czech Republic has decided to launch a project in cooperation with Khwendo Kor titled „Protection of Women and Minorities Rights“. The project which is supposed to be implemented in… more ►

Czech Documentary Movie at the Human Rights Film Festival in Pakistan


Pakistan hosted a human rights film festival from November 25 till December 10, 2018. The festival entitled „Human Rights through Cinematography“ was co-organized by the European Union Delegation and the United Nations Pakistan. It… more ►

Empowering women


In cooperation with Aizan Development Foundation, the Czech Republic is contributing to improving the status of Pakistani women in the society. more ►

Promoting Career Prospects of Young Ladies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


In 2018, the Czech Republic supported a local small-scale project within the framework of the Transition Promotion Program of the Czech Republic titled “Upward Career Pathways Program for Young Women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province”.… more ►