Smart City Week 2017” for co-creating smart cities in Bangladesh
Nov 13, 2017
To build the home-grown vision of people-centric smart cities for all with a theme of 'Smart City Smart People' – a ‘Smart City Week 2017', from 22-28 November has been organized by UNDP Bangladesh, Access to Information (a2i) Programme at the Prime Minister's Office and urban sector stakeholders.
Harnessing Youth Leadership in Rangamati
Nov 8, 2017
UNDP-Bangladesh has always been focusing on building equity and empowering youth by developing new ways of giving them a voice on pressing issues.
ERD launches ERDPEDIA
Nov 6, 2017
Economic Relations Division (ERD) has launched an information repository ERDPEDIA to facilitate access to information on relevant documents including the agreement and MoU signed by ERD and development partners
Campaign on Sustainable Consumption, to Respond to Urban Challenges and achieve SDGs
Nov 5, 2017
To promote the Goal 12 of Sustainable Development Goals, which relates to sustainable consumption and production patterns, and also to raise awareness on food, water and electricity consumption and waste among Dhaka dwellers
Government Representatives from Across Asia Pacific Gather in Dhaka for Climate Finance Training and Discussion on New Financing Opportunities
Nov 3, 2017
This week government representatives from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Tonga gathered in Dhaka for a Regional Course on Climate Finance.
Youths vow to uphold the cultural diversity in Bangladesh
Oct 31, 2017
Youths vowed to work together to promote the cultural diversity in Bangladesh and uphold the values of peace and tolerance, while attending the closing and award giving ceremony of a three-day event titled “Digital Khichuri Challenge 2017”
New Business Opportunities through Development
Oct 29, 2017
More than 150 business leaders, government officials, and UN representatives today pledged to increase their investment in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while maximizing corporate and national growth.
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.
Bangladesh National Parliament and UNDP ink deal to promote SDGs
Oct 25, 2017
Bangladesh National Parliament and UNDP have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 24 October 2017 to work together in monitoring and implementing the SDGs in Bangladesh.
Innovation Hub – to foster private sector partnership projects
Oct 23, 2017
UNDP Bangladesh is building collaborative partnerships with private sector organizations, which are housed within the Innovation Hub - a hub which unifies UNDP projects with private sector partners. The Innovation Hub has been established jointly by two UN agencies, UN Volunteers (UNV) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bangladesh, to provide a working space for partners to use from the very inception of development projects.