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The objective of the centre is to conduct research on climate change and its impacts on various socio economic sectors in order to assist policy makers and provide policy advice; capacity building of various  institutions and create mass awareness.

The specific objectives of the Centre are:

  • To keep a track of the current and likely future trends of global change (climate change, technological change etc.);

  • To analyze and evaluate their likely impacts on the socio economic development in Pakistan;

  • To identify how science and technology may be called upon to cope with the adverse impacts, if any, and to advise national planners on the appropriate strategic approaches;

  • To enhance national capacity for Global Change research;

  • To raise public awareness of Global Change related issues;

  • To assist the concerned government agencies in formulation of National Climate Change Policies and Plans of Action.

ED's Message


 GCISC heartily congratulates Mr. Muhammad Arif Goheer, Head-Agriculture & Coordination, on being elected as the CHAIR of the UNFCCC's Consultative Group of Experts (CGE). It's matter of pride for the Centre, Ministry of Climate Change and Pakistan. We wish him all the best for his new responsibilities.

 Ms. Naheed S. Durrani has taken the charge as Secretary Ministry of Climate Change. The Centre warmly welcomes her as the Secretary, MoCC as well as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors of GCISC.