• Workshop on Formation and orientation of  a Local Volunteer Mediators Forum/Network
    Oct 26, 2017

    Mahalchari Upazila Parishad and district administration of Khagrachari, Strengthening Inclusive Development in CHT (SID-CHT) project of UNDP Bangladesh, organized a daylong workshop on 26 October at Mahalchari Upazila Parishad auditorium, in order to build a local volunteer mediators forum or network.

  • UNDP and the Bangladesh Forest Department are moving forward to enhance forest coverage in Chittagong Hill Tracts in partnership with USAID
    Sep 26, 2017

    A Letter of Agreement was signed between the UNDP Bangladesh and Bangladesh Forest Department (BFD) on the implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Watershed Co-management Activity in the CHT Reserved Forests.

  • For development of CHT over 31 million US dollars
    Jul 9, 2017

    The Government of Bangladesh reaffirmed its commitment to fully implement the Chittagong Hill Tract Peace Accord, 1997, by inaugurating a new project “Strengthening Inclusive Development in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (SID-CHT)” that will be implemented with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with USAID and Danida. The new development project that will be implemented in the next five years is focusing on sustainable and inclusive development of the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

  • Government of Bangladesh signed a new project for development of CHT worth over 31 million US dollars
    Dec 1, 2016

    The Government of Bangladesh reaffirmed its commitment to fully implement the Chittagong Hill Tract Peace Accord, 1997, as it signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for a new development project, focusing on sustainable and inclusive development of the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

  • Inauguration of CHT Complex in Dhaka
    May 8, 2016

    Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina laid the foundation stone of “Parbatya Chattagram Complex” (Chittagong Hill Tracts Complex) in Dhaka on 08 May 2016. The complex aims to promote the national cultural diversity and social customs and individual characteristics of the ethnic communities.

  • Boi-Sa-Bi and Pahela Baishakh Celebrated
    Apr 13, 2016

    UNDP -CHTDF supported the Ministry of CHT Affairs in organizing the Boi-Sa-Bi celebration in Dhaka. The rally was organized on the main streets of the capital, with floaters of flowers and live music. With this event, the Government of Bangladesh yet again brings closer the culture and tradition of the peoples of CHT thus promoting the national cultural diversity.

  • Improving Access to Justice for the People Living in CHT
    Mar 21, 2016

    The project “Ensuring Legal Aid Services for the Peoples’ of Three Hill Districts” was launched on 19 March in Bandarban and 20 March 2016 in Rangamati to improve access to legal aid services in CHT through the National Legal Aid Services Organization (NLASO), a free legal aid services providing organization of the Government of Bangladesh.

  • Meeting on Local Governance
    Mar 6, 2016

    A Technical Advisory Committee’s (TAC) meeting on Local Governance/Decentralization was held at the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA) on 6 March 2016 to discuss the roadmap for harmonization of CHT laws and acts, CHT poverty analysis and people’s perceptions survey at CHT and local government institutions.

  • Solar Panels to Improve Alternative Power Supply in Remote Areas
    Feb 15, 2016

    UNDP-CHTDF provided five solar panels to ensure adequate alternative power supply in Matiranga Municipality, Langadu Upazila Parishad, Baghaichari Upazila Parishad, Lama Upazila Parishad and Thanchi Upazila Health Complex in remote areas of the three Hill Districts as a part of building capacity of the local institutions.

  • UN agencies to maximise benefit of development support to CHT
    Feb 8, 2016

    “The United Nations is now one team with one vision and one programme for the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The new programmatic framework is more than just a collection of programmes. It is a basis for comprehensive cooperation between UN agencies, development partners and the Government,” said Robert D. Watkins, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Bangladesh, at a meeting of UN agencies with other development partners today.

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