Human Resource Development Network (HRDN)
The Human Resource Development Network (HRDN) was established to facilitate networking and knowledge sharing by the professionals involved in the development of Human Resource in Pakistan. The network emerged as a leading network of not- for –profit sector of Pakistan with largest footprints of national and international development organizations working in Pakistan.
The Human Resource Development Network (HRDN) was established in 1999 and it was officially registered in 2002 under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. It was conceived by Human Resource Development (HRD) professionals, as a platform to strengthen individual and institutional competencies by facilitating development and evidence based policy advocacy to promote sustainable development. HRDN is an IMCP and ISO 9001:2008 certified institution with its head office in Islamabad.
Over the years HRDN emerged as a leading Network of Development Sector, which represents around 850 individual professionals, more than 145 National and International NGOs, Educational Institutions and Public and Private Sector Organizations working for development of Pakistan.
The Network has extensive footprint across Pakistan through its member organizations, which contribute in various thematic areas. HRDN also maintains a rich resource pool of more than 300 experts from diverse backgrounds, which is provides technical assistance and capacity building support to organizations and individuals.
Over last several years, HRDN successfully completed several projects in the areas of Youth Workforce Development, Children Education, Governance, Transparency & Accountability, Capacity Building of Public Sector Organizations, Peace Advocacy, Women & Labor Rights, Economic Empowerment, WASH, Community Based Disaster Resilience & Risk Management, Emergency and Relief activities in collaboration and partnership with USAID, UNDP, UNICEF, UNESCO, UNOPS and other bilateral donors.
"Competent human resource to achieve professional excellence towards sustainable development"
“To enhance the individual and institutional competencies by facilitating capacity development and evidence based policy advocacy”
a) To influence policy by evidence based advocacy towards sustainable development.
b) To provide a platform for exchanging ideas and experiences with a view towards promoting human development.
c) To set and regularly review quality and self-regulatory standards for development sector in light of best practices around the world.
d) To establish and strengthen partnerships with national and international institutions and practitioners operating within the human development sphere.
e) To support individuals & organizations in improving training related research methodologies, improving training quality and capacity building endeavors.
f) To organize national & international events in order to enhance synergies between development partners and promote learning and knowledge sharing through networking.