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Objectives

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.
 
 
News
 The recruitment process for employment against the already advertised posts has been closed. Please keep visitng GCISC website for update on our future job opportunities

 A seminar will be held on "Estimating Glacier Melt Rates in the Himalayas" in GCISC, Islamabad, on July 04, 2017 10:00AM by Ms. Jewell Lund, Graduate Student, University of Utah, USA

 A seminar will be held on "Role of Urban Environmental Gradients in Dengue Transmission in Pakistan" in GCISC, Islamabad, on July 03, 2017 02:00PM by Dr. Bushra Khalid, Postdoc fellow in IIASA, Austria

 Dr.Tariq Banuri join GCISC as Executive Director

 A third of the world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change (www.theguardian.com June 19, 2017)

 Trump believes in climate change, says US Ambassador (newsweekpakistan.com June 05, 2017)

 UNDP expresses readiness to help Pakistan cope with adverse impact of climate change(radio.gov.pk June 13, 2017)

 World leaders to press Trump on climate change at G20 meeting (dailynews.com June 19, 2017)

 PM approves launching of 'Green Pakistan Programme' to fight climate change (radio.gov.pk June 19, 2017)