Queen Máxima, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) arrives on a three day visit to BangladeshNov 16, 2015In her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has arrived in Dhaka today (16 November) on a three-day visit to Bangladesh upon invitation of the Bangladeshi government.
ঢাকায় আসছেন জাতিসংঘ উন্নয়ন গ্রুপ এর চেয়ারম্যান ও ইউএনডিপির এশিয়াপ্যাসিফিক অঞ্ছলের পরিচালক হাওলিয়াং জুNov 14, 2015জাতিসংঘ উন্নয়ন গ্রুপ এর চেয়ারম্যান ও ইউএনডিপির এশিয়াপ্যাসিফিক অঞ্ছলের পরিচালক হাওলিয়াং জু পাঁচ দিনের এক সফরে আগামী কাল (১৫ নভেম্বর) বাংলাদেশে আসছেন। বাংলাদেশে এটি তার দ্বিতীয় সফর।
Chairman of United Nations Development Group (Asia-Pacific) and UNDP Regional Director Haoliang Xu Arrives in DhakaNov 14, 2015Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka tomorrow (15 November 2015) on a five-day visit to Bangladesh. This is Mr Xu’s second visit to Bangladesh.
The 7th Five Year Plan like to be approved by NEC in OctoberOct 20, 2015Government approved 7th Five Year Plan (2016-20) aiming to empower people by creating employment and skill development opportunities, supplying credit for SME development and many other ways for people to be more productive. Along with growth, the 7th Plan will emphasize social protection, urban transition and a sustainable development pathway resilient to disaster and climate change.
First “Bangladesh Resilience Dialogue” on Public Private Partnership to Protect Businesses from Climatic Disaster Risks opens in DhakaOct 7, 2015UNDP Bangladesh jointly with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) and the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) organized the “First Bangladesh Resilience Dialogue of Private Sector”. The Dialogue is a follow-up of the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction that was held in Japan in March 2015.
UNDP Bangladesh Organizes Roundtable on Political Challenges and Sustainable DevelopmentOct 4, 2015On the 4 October 2015, as part of the events commemorating the international day of non-violence, UNDP convened a stakeholder forum to discuss the early findings of research commissioned on the impact of political violence. A wide range of national and international representatives attended the event, including the Honorable Prime Minister’s Advisor H.T. Imam, underscoring the importance placed on combatting the causes of political violence witnessed in Bangladesh and its impact on society and the economy.
World leaders adopt Sustainable Development GoalsSep 25, 2015At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, more than 150 world leaders adopted the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support governments around the world in tackling the new agenda and taking it forward over the next 15 years.
Sustainable Development Goals logos unveiled at UNDP organised Social Good Summit 2015Sep 20, 201517 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also known as Global Goals logos were launched in Bangladesh on Sunday, 20 September, during the Social Good Summit 2015 organised by UNDP at the NEC Auditorium of the Planning Commission.
Bangladesh MDG Progress Report 2015 launchedSep 17, 2015The “Millennium Development Goals: Bangladesh Progress Report 2015” was unveiled at an event hosted by the General Economics Division (GED) of the Planning commission with the support of UNDP on 16 September at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel , Dhaka.
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- On Monday 16 November UNSGSA, HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, participated in a donor brief with UN Resident Coordinator Robert Watkins at the UN Offices in Agargaon. She also had a courtesy call with Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Charman of BRAC in the morning. Later in the day she participated at two round table meetings hosted by PKSF and Bangladesh Bank respectively. Here are some snaps from UNSGSA's very busy fisrt day in Dhaka. Photograph credit - Saikat Mojumder/UNSGSA 17 November AT 04:31 AM
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