Digital Khichuri Challenge 28-30 October 2017
Oct 19, 2017
It is a unique creative competition organised by UNDP Bangladesh and supported by Facebook, Microsoft and Bangladesh ICT Division in order to promote peace and the cultural diversity.
Gov. Training Institutions Meet to Mainstream Rio Conventions in Curricula
Oct 9, 2017
the Rio Conventions have not yet been systematically mainstreamed in the training curricula of government training institutions. To address this distance, on 9 October 2017, the National Capacity Development for Implementing the Rio Conventions through Environmental Governance (Rio) Project.
Not leaving anyone behind – photo-book ”Hijra Lives in Bangladesh”
Sep 28, 2017
More than half of the third gender population experience violence, discrimination and abandonment or sexual assault and abuse at early age in their natural families. This was said today at a panel discussion following a launch of a photo-book ”Leaving no one behind: Hijra Lives in Bangladesh”, in BICC, Dhaka.
Better deal for farmers in Bangladesh
Sep 21, 2017
Currently in Bangladesh, small farmers are not integrated with the local market and are not receiving fair prices. Over 75% of them live on less than $2 per day. By 2025, there will be 130 million of them if they do not have access to market.
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.
UNDP and Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF) to enhance the private sector’s strategic capacity for inclusive growth
Jul 29, 2017
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to enhance the private sector’s strategic management and professional capacity for inclusive growth.
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