Trust of Cities and Citizens

Shehersaaz is a civil society initiative aimed to make the urban and suburban settlements of Pakistan safer, resilient, sustainable, inclusive, and humane. Shehersaaz undertakes research, identifies problems, and offers and demonstrates solutions for addressing the challenges being faced by urban and sub-urban areas of Pakistan. ..
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Aim and Vision

Shehersaaz envisions and aims that all urban and sub-urban places in Pakistan are:

  • Safe from all natural and human-made disasters, safety risks, conflicts and crimes
  • Physically functional and aesthetically appealing
  • Cohesive to natural environment
  • Socially inclusive, culturally vibrant and tolerant to diversity
  • Economically efficient and equitable
  • Politically just, democratic and participatory; and
  • Administratively transparent, accountable and responsive to the needs, rights and aspiration of their inhabitants

SHEHERSAAZ

in alignment with

SDG 11

The principal purpose of Shehersaaz is to work for sustainable development and management of cities and other human settlements

To improve the resilience of communities and urban and rural human settlements to climate change and natural and human-made hazards and disasters

To improve the resilience of communities and urban and rural human settlements to climate change and natural and human-made hazards and disasters

Work with stakeholders for the achievement of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are relevant to Shehersaaz’s mandate

Implementation of New Urban Agenda (Habitat III); Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Paris Agreement on Climate Change; and other relevant international conventions and covenants signed or ratified, as the case may be, by Government of Pakistan

RESEARCH

Understanding research engaging experienced and young researchers

RESEARCH

Understanding research engaging experienced and young researchers

MOBILIZATION

Educating and mobilizing communities and activists

MOBILIZATION

Educating and mobilizing communities and activists

DISSEMINATION

Preparing and disseminating documentaries, reports, policy dialogues, briefs, and position and discussion papers

DISSEMINATION

Preparing and disseminating documentaries, reports, policy dialogues, briefs, and position and discussion papers

FORUMS & NETWORKS
Bringing like-minded individuals and organizations together by providing forums and making networks
FORUMS & NETWORKS

Bringing like-minded individuals and organizations together by providing forums and making networks