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  • 09 Jun 2012
    Village Courts Conference 2012

    Speech by Mr. Neal Walker, UNDP Resident Representative

  • 06 Jun 2012
    Green Development in Bangladesh: Challenges and Opportunities

    While the upcoming Rio+20 summit is expected to guide future development discourse, countries like Bangladesh need to define their own green development process that will not hinder economic growth, compromise poverty reduction objectives and will conserve natural resources for environmental sustainability, said speakers during an open discussion session on “Green Development in Bangladesh: Challenges and Opportunities”. The event was jointly organized by the Department of Environment (DoE), Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at Conference Hall, Forest Department, Ban Bhaban, Agargaon.

  • 03 Jun 2012
    USD 24 Million e-Service Project to Help Increase Transparency and Improve Governance

    The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (GoB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed an agreement to implement a project titled ‘Access to Information II : E-Service Delivery for Transparency and Responsiveness’. This project is a follow-up to the erstwhile A2I project which ended in June, 2011.

  • 18 May 2012
    National Judicial Workshop on Potential of ICT in Case Management and Court Administration

    A two day National Judicial Workshop on Potential of ICT in Case Management and Court Administration was held on 18-19 May 2012 at Supreme Court Auditorium jointly organized by the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and UNDP Bangladesh targeting the judges of Supreme Court and Dhaka Court.

  • 16 Mar 2012
    Int’l gathering of lawmakers identifies climate change as ‘greatest threat’

    Parliamentarians from over twenty nations unanimously identified global climate change as the greatest threat to the lives, livelihoods and welfare of their constituents, and the eco-systems that sustain them, through a unanimous declaration in Dhaka on Friday.

  • 14 Mar 2012
    Global Forum in Istanbul to focus on action agenda for UN “Rio + 20” Sustainable Development summit

    Leaders from governments, international organizations, think tanks and corporations to examine solutions for global sustainability and inequality challenges, and policy choices for a better future in first UNDP Global Forum on Human Development

  • 14 Mar 2012
    International gathering opens in Dhaka with call for lawmakers to play greater role in tackling climate change

    An international conference of parliamentarians from over 20 countries opened in Dhaka on Tuesday, with participants calling for elected representatives to play a greater role in combating the impacts of climate change at national and international levels.

  • 18 Jan 2012
    NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON 2nd GENERATION CITIZEN’S CHARTERS

    On 18 January 2012 at the BIAM Foundation, Dhaka, a high level policy discussion on the Citizen’s Charter initiative took place during a one day conference organised by the Civil Service Change Management Programme of the Ministry of Public Administration with the technical assistance of the United Nations Development Programme in Bangladesh.

  • 18 Jan 2012
    Bangladesh REDD+ Readiness Roadmap Process

    The role of forests in addressing climate change in Bangladesh: National consultations held.