Training of Trainers on Rio Conventions
Apr 17, 2018
The three day Training of Trainers (TOT) on Rio Conventions kicked off on 17th April at the Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Academy (BCSAA)
1st Meeting of Task Force for NRB Engagement in National Development
Apr 15, 2018
First meeting of Task Force for NRB Engagement in National Development was held on 15 April 2018 at the conference room of Prime Minister’s Office.
Govt to mainstream climate dimension in regular audit
Apr 11, 2018
The government is looking to mainstream the climate dimension in its regular audit system by updating the existing auditing standards, codes and manuals.
‘Baha Parab’ to promote the rights of Indigenous peoples
Apr 7, 2018
Santal community of Gobindaganj upazila in Gaibandha district on 7 April, observed Baha Parab, the second largest yearly festival of the indigenous community living in plain lands, to welcome the spring with flowers.
UN Assistant Secretary-General Haoliang Xu, attends LDC Graduation Ceremony and Visits Cox’s Bazar
Mar 25, 2018
Bangladesh has reached a significant milestone in meeting all criteria for graduating from Least Developed Country status, said Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the UN Development Programme’s Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific, at a press conference in Dhaka today.
UN Assistant Secretary-General Haoliang Xu Visits UNDP Bangladesh, attends LDC Graduation
Mar 22, 2018
Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), visited UNDP Bangladesh on 22 March and discussed about its role in Bangladesh’s graduation from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status.
Bangladesh Forest Department and UNDP jointly observed International Day of Forest
Mar 21, 2018
Bangladesh Forest Department and UNDP Bangladesh jointly observed the International Day of Forest on 21 March, promoting this year’s theme “Forest and Sustainable Cities.”
US Ambassador visits SID-CHT project
Mar 13, 2018
US Ambassador to Bangladesh Ms. Marcia Stephens Barnicat, along with Janina Jaruzelski, USAID Bangladesh Mission Director visited UNDP’s “Strengthening Inclusive Development in Chittagong Hill Tracts (SID-CHT)” project
Final Stakeholder’s Consultation: Environmental Impact of Rohingya Influx
Mar 11, 2018
In the wake of Rohingya influx and its consequences on the physical environment and ecosystem of Ukhia and Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar District, the final Stakeholder Consultation on Environment Impact of Rohingya Influx
Fish-Fruit-Forest: An innovative Model to Adapt Coastal Communities
Mar 5, 2018
Many communities living close to the shoreline of the country are reliant on agriculture and fishing for their livelihoods. Rising sea level and increase in the frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones are raising the incidences and severity of flooding, salt water intrusion and erosion, not to mention loss of livelihoods, shelter and life.