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03 Jun 2013
Under the Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Facility (CHTDF), UNDP and UNESCO have initiated a collaboration to pilot an adult literacy program in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). The pilot program is being implemented through three Hill Districts Councils (HDC).
30 May 2013
LCG Subgroup meeting on CHT was held on 21 May 2013. As before, the meeting was held with the aim to come to a common understanding and way forward for development partners to support HDC managed services in the CHT in line with the Peace Accord as well as broader areas of development and confidence building.
23 May 2013
On behalf of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, Md. Munir Chowdhury, Head of the Government Delegations reaffirmed Bangladesh strong commitment to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change adaptation at the 4th Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDDR) in Geneva, Switzerland.
16 May 2013
The CHT Development Facility took part in the Europe Day Celebrations last Thursday, 9th May 2013. CHTDF participated in the Europe Day exhibition along with various other projects funded by EU and its member states.
15 May 2013
Over the last decade hundreds of people have died in landslides in Bangladesh, last year alone over 100 people perished in what could have been preventable tragedies. Ms. Anwara, Mr. Shahidullah and 57 other landslide volunteers around Bangladesh have taken it up upon themselves to reduce that number to zero and as it so often happens their work began in their own backyard.
09 May 2013
The Brave Men Campaign involves young men, particularly the school going boys students aged between 12-15 to motivate them into taking action that would break men and boys silence on violence against women in the community.
02 May 2013
Head of DFID mission in Bangladesh Sarah Cooke and UNDP Country Director Pauline Tamesis made a joint visit to a UPPR community on 28 April to observe and better understand the urban challenges the poor face in slums as well as UPPR’s integrated approach to address urban poverty.
25 Apr 2013
As part of South-South cooperation initiative a team of high level dignitaries from Gambia National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) met Mohammad Abdul Qayyum, NPD, CDMPII and Tarik-ul-Islam, Assistant Country Director of UNDP with other CDMP professionals on 20th April 2013.
25 Apr 2013
Statement by Pauline Tamesis, Country Director, UNDP Bangladesh
11 Apr 2013
Bangladesh’s remarkable progress in achieving a number of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), including the reduction of poverty, primary school enrolment and maternal health, could be the foundation for an exceptional performance across all indicators by 2015, speakers said at an MDG roundtable on Thursday.
07 Apr 2013
The Bangladesh Forest Department, with the support of UNDP and FAO, held a national workshop at CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka, to share and discuss the progress of the national Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) Readiness Roadmap in Bangladesh.
05 Apr 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners in Bangladesh are today observing the milestone of 1,000 days to the end of 2015 – the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
16 Mar 2013
Civil Society groups have identified the rise of extreme poverty and inequality in cities as a threat to achieving the goals of inclusive and sustainable urbanization.
15 Mar 2013
Rapid human development progress in Bangladesh, India and other South Asian nations is helping drive a historic shift in global dynamics. Hundreds of millions of people are rising out of poverty and billions more are poised to join the South’s fast-growing middle class, says the 2013 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday.
29 Jan 2013
Bangladesh won second place in an annual United Nations Development Programme competition, with a story that highlights the success of the country’s poverty alleviation efforts, with a specific focus on the contributions that destitute women have made in the economic sphere.
21 Jan 2013
A three-member Nordic parliamentarians group arrived in Bangladesh today to visit initiatives that bear witness to the remarkable strides the country has made in its development indicators, especially in the Millennium Development Goals.
11 Jan 2013
People across the country are enduring the severest cold wave in the last 45 years and may experience two more chilly spells in the current month. The mercury hit 45 year low on 10th Jan 2013, with the minimum temperature recorded at 3 degrees Celsius in Saidpur.
17 Dec 2012
Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh Project took part in LGED`s Victory Day Fair by having a resourceful and decorative stall at the LGED premises in Agargoan.
09 Dec 2012
Bangladesh Mission by Mr. Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs (6-9 December 2012)
Mr. Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, visited Bangladesh from 6 to 9 December 2012 at the request of the Secretary-General of the United Nations. He was accompanied by Mr. Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh, Mr. Craig Jenness, Director of the Electoral Assistance Division, and Mr. Hitoki Den, Team Leader for South Asia in the Asia and the Pacific Division, of the Department of Political Affairs.
02 Dec 2012
15th Anniversary of the CHT Accord Signing; Policy Dialogue on CHT Accord: Achievements, lessons learnt and the Way Forward
Statement by Mr. Stefan Priesner, UNDP Country Director
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- UNDP Organizes First Ever Youth Dialogue with Chittagong Mayoral Candidates The United Nations Development Programme in Bangladesh hosted the first ever Youth Dialogue with the City Corporation mayoral candidates of Chittagong on Monday, 20th April at the Theatre Institute Chittagong (TIC). 16 hours ago
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