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  • Human Rights Programme-UNDP supports Ethnic Youths to stand for achieving SDGs through Community Radio Aug 24, 2017

    Radio Naf 99.2 fm is broadcasting a sequel progarmme on the SDGs and the right of the Rakhine people. The first episode was broadcasted on 9 August 2017 coinciding the International Day of the World's Indigenous People.

  • Government of Bangladesh and UN agencies to launch National Resilience Programme Aug 21, 2017

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Women and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) today signed an agreement to jointly implement a gender responsive National Resilience Programme together with the Government of Bangladesh. Based on its strong history of supporting government in implementing disaster risk management programmes, UNDP will serve as convening agency for the joint programme.

  • Young people strengthen commitment to achieve SDGs Aug 12, 2017

    “At the moment, statistics show that approximately over 50 million people in Bangladesh are between the ages 15-35, which is around 40 per cent of the total population. This number of young and perspective people have massive potential to contribute as partners and leaders in development, innovation, and social change,” said Sudipto Mukerjee, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bangladesh Country Director, today during the celebration of the International Youth Day in Krishibid Institute in Dhaka.

  • UNDP and Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry to boost Public Private Innovation Aug 8, 2017

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to launch a project which will facilitate larger involvement of the Private Sector in development initiatives while boosting corporate results and return on investment.

  • Bank Asia and UNDP innovate together for social safety net payments Jul 23, 2017

    In the continuous efforts to reach Bangladesh’s development goals within the Agenda 2030 and the 7th Five-Year Plan, involvement of all sectors, especially the private sector is essential,” said Sudipto Mukerjee, UNDP Bangladesh Country Director

  • Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina praised "Climate Protection and Development: Budget Report, 2017-18" prepared by UNDP's IBFCR project Jun 28, 2017

    Within the Parliamentary general discussion session on 28 June 2017, Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina praised Ministry of Finance for focusing on the prospective adverse effects of climate change in Bangladesh and giving a guideline for financing the projects against the threat

  • Training on Development Effectiveness Jun 15, 2017

    As a part of capacity development of government officials, Knowledge for Development Management (K4DM) Project supported by UNDP organized a training session on Development Effectiveness on 15 June at NEC 2 conference room in Dhaka, with 35 participants, mainly officials from the Economic Relations Division (ERD).

  • ERD started dialogue with eminent persons with support from UNDP Jun 4, 2017

    Economic Relations Division (ERD) of the Ministry of Finance started dialogue with the eminent persons with the assistance of UNDP supported Knowledge for Development Management (K4DM) Project.

  • Climate Protection and Development: Budget Report 2017-18 Jun 1, 2017

    Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Minister of Finance, presented a report on ‘Climate Protection and Development: Budget Report, 2017-18’ while placing the National Budget for FY 2017-18 on 1st June 2017. Finance Division published this report with the assistance from a project “Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Resilience (IBFCR)”, being implemented by the Finance Division with technical and financial support from UNDP and DFID

  • Launching of three Policy Reports by GED: Bangladesh faces ‘considerable’ data gap in monitoring SDGs Apr 27, 2017

    Bangladesh is facing a “considerable” data gap for monitoring Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as data of less than one-third of the indicators are readily available while two-thirds are either partially available or not available at all, revealed a study report titled “Data Gap Analysis for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Bangladesh Perspective”.