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About UPSIGN Network 


UPSIGN (UK Pakistan Science and Innovation Global Network)  was set up in 2017 and consists of a group of ove 250 educated professionals globally who are dedicated to raising awareness and develop solutions to tackle various social and economic challenges that are faced by people of Pakistani origin in Pakistan and UK. 

Welcome from UPSIGN Chairman, Professor Jawwad Arshad Darr 

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to UPSIGN webpages. Here you will find a lot of information about our hard-working team of volunteers, our mission and the wonderful work being carried out in the UK and Pakistan.  We have contacts across all major stakeholders in the UK and Pakistan, who recognise our leading work in research, education and advocacy towards uplifting the lives of Pakistanis worldwide.


UPSIGN's Objectives Overseas and in the UK

1) Overseas; Addressing Pakistan’s Global Challenges; working with Pakistani stakeholders [universities, public and private organisations, the business sector and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)] to facilitate knowledge transfer and capacity building (enhancing Communication, Coordination, and Cooperation).  We also have developed think tanks providing input towards addressing Pakistan’s global challenges.


2)  UK Mission; mentoring, supporting and educating UK-based British Pakistanis. This includes a number of events in the United Kingdom


membership of UPSIGN is free and there are 2 levels of membership,

1. Ordinary Member (on newsletter mailing list) 

2 Active member (as above and also involved in delivering our objectives) 

Click on the JOIN US button on the website or contact our secretariat.  

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