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  • Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd. launched HCFC-free refrigerators Nov 5, 2016

    On Saturday, 5th November, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd launched its new line of refrigerators that runs on gases that neither deplete the ozone layer nor contribute to global warming. Honourable Deputy Minister Abdullah Al Islam Jacob inaugurated it.

  • UZGP holds first-ever Upazila-level SDG Orientation in Brahmanbaria, Barguna Nov 1, 2016

    For the first time in Bangladesh, 15 Upazila-level orientation workshops on “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” were held in Brahmanbaria and Barguna districts recently.

  • UNDP Opens SDG Knowledge Exchange in Bangkok Oct 24, 2016

    Bangkok, 24 October 2016 – More than 150 delegates and development experts from 36 countries in Asia and the Pacific convened today in Bangkok to share expertise and ideas on how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national plans and budgets.

  • New Jobs for Youth through Mobile Classroom Project Oct 9, 2016

    Dhaka, 9 October 2016 – As part of a pilot initiative, the Youth Employment through Skills (YES) programme has launched today a fundraising campaign with the aim to raise US$ 40,000 to teach young Bangladeshis the technical coding, communication and freelancing skills they need in order to start earning a living in the international digital freelance IT marketplace.

  • Bangladesh public service innovations earn global plaudits Sep 20, 2016

    The Bangladesh government’s success in transforming the country’s public services through innovation and technology, earned global plaudits this week during the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

  • UNDP Innovates to Meet Growing Aspirations in Asia and the Pacific Sep 8, 2016

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has leveraged low-cost innovations, knowledge exchanges between countries in the region, and emerging technologies, to provide new opportunities to some of the most marginalized communities in the Asia-Pacific region, says its 2015-16 Results Report.

  • UZGP launches ‘Red Card Campaign’ to combat early marriage, sexual harassment Sep 5, 2016

    The Upazila Governance Project (UZGP) is going to launch a school-level “Red Card Campaign” on Wednesday, 7 September 2016, aimed at raising awareness among school students, teachers, guardians and community people to fight against early marriage and sexual harassment.

  • Bangladesh government officially launched the UN-REDD Bangladesh National Programme Aug 3, 2016

    On 3rd August 2016, the Government of Bangladesh (GoB), in rally with its development partners- UNDP Bangladesh and FAO Bangladesh, officially launched the Bangladesh National Programme of the United Nations Collaborative Programme on REDD+ in developing countries

  • Chittagong labour court gets workers’ legal aid cell Aug 1, 2016

    A legal aid cell has been established at Chittagong Labour Court recently by National Legal Aid Services Organisation (NLASO) of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs with the technical support from UNDP Bangladesh under its Women’s Access to Justice Project.

  • Honorable Prime Minister inaugurates “Civil Service in Development Innovation-2016” Summit Jul 28, 2016

    On 28 July 2016, the Honorable Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh H.E Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated an international summit titled ‘Civil Service in Development Innovaation-2016” Summit in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre located in Dhaka.

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