UNDP’s Rejoinder on Dhaka Tribune Story : How Bangladesh lost $67m in Climate Change Finance (January 31, 2017)
Feb 1, 2017
It is unfortunate that UNDP was not contacted by the Dhaka Tribune for comment or clarification before the story was published. Had we been contacted, we would have drawn your attention to the following inaccuracies in the story:
Bangladesh government officially launches Rio Project
Jan 11, 2017
Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Bangladesh officially launched the National Capacity Development for Implementing Rio Conventions Through Environmental Governance—Rio Project for short.
Designing of SDGs Monitoring Framework for Bangladesh gets Momentum
Jan 5, 2017
General Economics Division (GED) with the technical and financial assistance of Support to Sustainable and Inclusive Planning (SSIP) Project organized a two-day long Inter-ministerial Consultation Workshop on ‘Designing a SDGs Monitoring Framework’ during 4-5 December 2016 at BRAC - CDM, Rajendrapur.
Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Conservation and Management of Halda River Ecosystem
Dec 26, 2016
The Halda is a unique river in Chittagong region of Bangladesh which acts as important mother fisheries and natural breeding grounds for pure Indian carp fish. Even though located in the saline coastal zone, this tidal river is the source of fresh drinkable water. This makes it a major source of drinking water supply for the Chittagong Water Supply and Sewerage Authority for 5 million city dwellers.
A turmeric and ginger revolution
Dec 17, 2016
Farmers in the Chittagong Hill Tracts are changing the agricultural game.
Human rights based approach to be at the center of all development initiatives: Human Rights Day 2016 observed
Dec 12, 2016
‘Human Rights Day’ – a day when it believed to belong justifiably to every person on this earth. This day is observed every year on 10 December. This year’s theme of Human Rights Day was– “Stand up for someone's rights today”.
'Stand up for someone's rights today': Human Rights Day 2016
Dec 10, 2016
‘Human Rights Day’ – a day when it believed to belong justifiably to every person on this earth. This day is observed every year on 10 December. This year’s theme of Human Rights Day is – “Stand up for someone's rights today”.
Ethnic minority youth leaders will act as change agent to protect Human Rights
Nov 16, 2016
The Ethnic youth of Bangladesh agreed in one voice that they require more advocacy forums to promote minority rights in Bangladesh. Youth participants in the Training Workshop advocated the need for better networking, frequent dialogues and discussion forums will help boost minority rights
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE: Environmental and Social Management Plan for the Proposed Green Climate Fund Project
Nov 12, 2016
This Environmental and Social Management Plan has been prepared in support of a project proposal on “Enhancing Women and Girls Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change in Bangladesh” by the Government of Bangladesh to the Green Climate Fund.
Training Programme on “National Income Accounting”
Nov 6, 2016
National income accounting measures the prosperity of an economy and also helps compare national income across countries. While conceptually simple and elegant, the process of measurement of national income is a complex and sophisticated exercise. There are gaps and discrepancies between the text-book theories and practical approach of measuring national income.