The Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO)
The Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) is striving to bring positive changes in policies, behavior, and practices related to climate change in Pakistan. SSDO implementing a project namely “Youth for Civic Action and Reporting on Climate Change through Citizen Journalism in Pakistan”funded by the Commonwealth Foundation to capacitate youth to understand, report, and advocate policy decisions and implementation about the climate change problems as citizen journalists and enhance reporting on climate change and its associated effects in print and online media to create greater awareness and advocacy on the issue leading to sustainable behavior change among citizens, authorities. Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) is a non-governmental organization founded in 2015 and registered under Societies Registration Act 1860. SSDO is a research-based advocacy organization working on issues of peace and sustainable development in Pakistan by engaging all stakeholders and citizens. To initiate a public and policy dialogue on democratic and just governance, rule of law, strengthening of democratic institutions, civic and human rights, countering violent extremism, and social development policies, SSDO in partnership with government institutions, parliamentarians, government departments, print and electronic media, academia and youth and religious fraternity works across country. In order to achieve vision and mission of organization, SSDO engages with stakeholders through research, advocacy, campaigns, capacity development, and technical support, and community engagement.