For development of CHT over 31 million US dollars
Jul 9, 2017
The Government of Bangladesh reaffirmed its commitment to fully implement the Chittagong Hill Tract Peace Accord, 1997, by inaugurating a new project “Strengthening Inclusive Development in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (SID-CHT)” that will be implemented with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with USAID and Danida. The new development project that will be implemented in the next five years is focusing on sustainable and inclusive development of the Chittagong Hill Tracts.
News Update on Recent Disasters in CHT, June 2017
Jun 30, 2017
The CHT has been severely hit by four consecutive disasters in the span of two weeks in June
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”.
- Next-Generation Agreement Signed between ICT Division and UNDP Apr 26, 2017
Bangladesh Peace Observatory Facility launched
Apr 26, 2017
A new database platform “Bangladesh Peace Observatory Facility” (BPO) has been launched at an event today organized by the Centre for Genocide Studies of the University of Dhaka, at Hotel Radisson Blue.
Village Courts project continues in 1,080 unions thanks to the partnership between the European Union and GoB
Apr 26, 2017
Success of the Activating Village Courts project, which in the previous seven years provided access to justice to over seven (7) million people mainly in rural areas, have led to an increased interest of the domestic and international public and the continuation of the partnership between the Government of Bangladesh, the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The European Union finances with close to 40 million Euros, as said at an event today in Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka, for the two phases of the Village Courts project implemented throughout the country, including the three districts in the CHT. The Government of Bangladesh is providing additional USD 5 million for the project to ensure access to justice to the most vulnerable and poor.