Mr. Muhammad Wasif Bashir Babar born & raised in Pakistan and a very energetic, globally well recognized young water & peace leader, youth ambassador and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) advocator. He is an international independently professional & Researcher in the field of Water, Ecological Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) Climate Change, Ecosystem, and Disaster Risk Reduction as well as Peacebuilding since 2008. He hold Master of Science (MS) degree in Environmental Science (Specialization in Sustainable Water Sanitation Health & Development); Master of Arts (MA) in Sociology. Mr. Babar is an Active Member of World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW), Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW). He is leading Pakistan Youth Parliament for Water (PYPW) as its Founder & President which is now as South Asian Permanent Regional secretariat of World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW).He had been working for youth engagement & empowerment in water, sanitation and Climate Change (Ecology) sector to create young water diplomacy panel, peace & justice to trans-boundary water entitled Blue Peace especially in South Asia. He hold different international awards & recognition in SDGs especially related to water, Climate Change, Peace and global partnership sector.Mr. Wasif is an international youth leader and speakers on United Nation (UN) Agenda 2030 to transfer our future into a peaceful & sustainable development. He is an excellent professional and organized different national and international youth related summit, congresses, and forums. He played his proactive role as a speaker, panellist and organized sessions in international youth summits, forums and high level congress related to SDGs, Youth, Ecology, Peace and Climate Change especially in Irkutsk, Moscow of Russia, Egypt, New York City (NYC) USA, Kazakhstan, France , Nepal , Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Stockholm Sweden ,Chicago , Loss Angles, Salt Lake City Utah , China ,
Pakistan Youth Parliament for Water(PYPW) is a National Chapter of World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW). PYPW was established on 27th March at Pakistan Planning Commission Building during World Water Day 2015 Main Conference entitled Water and Sustainable Development-Role of Youth.
My main role is to organize the youth forum during the Conference, developing its agenda and implementation for conference and youth declaration.
Secondly, to organize water and climate change related activities with you in Islamabad and other countries.
Whereas to approach to relevant donors and other stakeholders for successful implementation of Karachi International Water Conference.
Played my role as Facilitator to successful organizing the Central Asia Youth Water Workshop during Expo2017 at Astana (Kazakhstan) from 15th- 20th June 2017 with International Secretariat for Water (ISW).
Played active role in the Second Workshop of International Secretariat for Water (ISW) to develop the International Youth Strategy for Water at Paris (France) 13th June 2017.
1-Played my role as a Youth Leader in International Human Rights and SDGs Forum at Kathmandu (Nepal) from 26th -27th May 2017 and also developed its concept note, agenda and implement it.
2- Conducted a research on WASH challenges in the Disaster prone areas of Kathmandu Nepal from 28th May to 4th June 2017.
Successfully organized the World Youth Summit for Peace (WYSP) in Pakistan from 10-12 December 2016 in which three former prime Ministers (Pakistan, Nepal, Tunisia), Youth Leaders and International Youth Peace ambassadors participated and commit to stand for the peaceful and sustainable future through provision of Human Rights inclusively.
This project entitled as “Engaging legislators for universal access to WASH in Pakistan” was initiated by AWAZ Centre for Development Services Pakistan with the technical and financial support of WaterAid in Pakistan in order to build support for universal access to Drinking Water,Improved Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) as a basic human right by 2030 in Pakistan. The main objective of this project were to form and strengthen a Legislators Core Group (LCG) on WASH in Punjab to advocate and take actions for sensitization and realization of Water,Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) as basic human right and establishment of WASH Caucus Group (WCG) in Punjab Assembly.
This Project was about the Electoral Reforms entitled as "Advocacy Campaign for Electoral Reform" supported by (USAID ) American people through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). This project implemented by Aaghaz Foundation(AF) with technical support of The Asia Foundation (TAF) & Citizen Voice Project (CVP).
I played my Role as a Project Coordinator to lead it in District Faisalabad, Jhang and Chiniot.
Following were my Responsibilities being Master Trainer for the General Election 2013.
Give training to the Presiding Officers, Assistant Presiding Officers and Polling Officers at Tandlianwala and District Faisalabad city.
Present and attribute the Slogan of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that is To organize and conduct free, fair and impartial elections through enhancing its organizational capacity; preparing and maintaining credible electoral rolls; delimiting constituencies in a transparent manner; encouraging voters´ participation; monitoring electoral processes diligently; and building constructive relationships with all stakeholders, and introducing comprehensive electoral reforms in Pakistan.”
Give Lecture on the Professional Characteristics of the Polling Personnel.
Give detailed about the type of polling personnel and their responsibilities as well.
Briefly discussed " who will do what"_ Role and responsibilities of the Presiding Officers, Assistant Presiding Officers and Polling Officers, Security (Police Officer), Election AND Polling Agents, National and international Election observers as well.
Give practical presentation to attribute the Responsibilities of Presiding Officers at Pre-Polling Day.
I was social Educator On this project and mean objective was to conduct the training of Primary School Teachers in District Chiniot (Punjab.)
Another objective of this project was to train the school teachers about control and manage the budget, make sure the transparently use of Aid. Mobilize Teacher to develop the strong relationship with community, and involve parents of the students in the school meeting and negotiate with them to develop the Educational and infrastructural aspects of the institution.
Major Responsibilities were.
Assign work to interviewers, taking into account the linguistic capability and
assure that there is an equitable distribution of the workload.
Review workload regularly to ensure that the team members
have sufficient time for interviews, editing and re-visits.
Maintain cluster control sheets and make sure that assignments are completed in time.
Review questionnaire quality in coordination with Regional Supervisors.
Make spot checks of the Question
Observing household interviews.
Take charge of the team vehicle, ensuring that it is used only for project work.
Make efforts to develop a positive team spirit, a congenial work atmosphere along with
careful planning of field activities, which contributes to the overall quality of the survey.
Keep liaison and coordinate with Regional Supervisor and Editor.
Request for staff as required (e.g. replacement due to illness, non-availability etc.) to ensure timely conduct and work quality.
Responsible for assisting the measure, as needed, and carefully monitoring the quality of the anthropometric measurements.
Contacting district and local authorities
Arranging transportation and accommodation
Using maps to locate sites. Organizing fieldwork and Materials for field work.
Provide Fieldwork documents /Supplies, Field equipment/ Like, Measuring board, weighing scale, GPS Device, Clipboards-Paper clips, tags, staplers, packing tape-Envelopes to store completed questionnaires-First aid kit-Umbrella-Water bottle-Salt kit Etc.
Using maps to locate sites. Finding selected households. Organizing and supervising fieldwork. -Reducing Number of non-response of respondents. And handling pending interviews. Maintain Motivational and morale stuff. And Maintaining cluster control sheets
Coordinate and Monitor the team and enumerator for data collection and ensure the 100% pure data collection.
Making the necessary preparation for the field work
Well-being and safety of team members
Supervise the team and facilitate the enumerators for data collection.
Completion of the assigned workload within stipulated period of time
Ensure the sold and pure data collection.
Maintenance of data quality by coordinating with the Enumeration team
Keeping liaison with the Government agencies / Regional Supervisors for tackling the untoward incidents in the field.
Monitor and evaluate the enumerator's works and prepare the detailed report on daily, weekly and monthly bases.
Reporting progress regularly of the work achieved to the Regional Supervisors to provide proper feedback on progress and problems for appropriate action.
Safe delivery of all questionnaires and control sheets to Regional Supervisors for further data editing as per Project guidelines.
Taking GPS coordinates by using GPS device and its onward transmission to the Project Secretariat.
“Job description and Responsibilities being a Social Mobilizer & Organizer in
Mapping of the area
Made community group.
Conduct community meetings
Evaluate the Community Work Progress
Gave awareness to community about self- ownership
Capacity Building of all the stake Holders of Project
Handle all personnel matters
Report writing and documentation of the project.
Monitoring and evaluation of the project
Developing Women WASH Leader Group
Develop WATSAN Street ,Mohala (Hamlets) Committees
Developing WATSAN’s Monthly Bills
Revenue record of Maintaining of project
Environmental Health Impact Assessment
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Conducting Baseline Survey, working in Disaster & Emergency in the field of Drinking Water, Sanitation Hygiene and Community Development with solely vision of Sustainable Development & develop success stories, Research & Publication.
Develop the network with different CBOs and NGOs working on the Water and Sanitation in the Punjab Province.
Capacity building of local developmental organization.
Develop functional relationship between different organizations.
Organize the zonal quartile meeting of CBOs and other NGOs which are members of this network.
Update all the stakeholders with latest information delivering from country and Provincial convener regularly.
Organize budget, planning and organizing monthly meeting at District level.
Facilitate participants with lodging, brushers and other related material of Water and Sanitation, health hygiene.
Organize “WATSAN” campaign whenever it needed.
Give task to CBOs and NGOs about dispersal Awareness among Communities about Potable Drinking water and improve sanitation system.