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  • Workshop on Formation and orientation of a Local Volunteer Mediators Forum/Network Oct 26, 2017

    Mahalchari Upazila Parishad and district administration of Khagrachari, Strengthening Inclusive Development in CHT (SID-CHT) project of UNDP Bangladesh, organized a daylong workshop on 26 October at Mahalchari Upazila Parishad auditorium, in order to build a local volunteer mediators forum or network.

  • Bangladesh National Parliament and UNDP ink deal to promote SDGs Oct 25, 2017

    Bangladesh National Parliament and UNDP have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 24 October 2017 to work together in monitoring and implementing the SDGs in Bangladesh.

  • Innovation Hub – to foster private sector partnership projects Oct 23, 2017

    UNDP Bangladesh is building collaborative partnerships with private sector organizations, which are housed within the Innovation Hub - a hub which unifies UNDP projects with private sector partners. The Innovation Hub has been established jointly by two UN agencies, UN Volunteers (UNV) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bangladesh, to provide a working space for partners to use from the very inception of development projects.

  • 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.

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