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  • Seminar on “Creating Innovation does not Guarantee its Adoption: Using Research to Design Smart Public Policy” Jul 17, 2016

    Access to Information (a2i) Programme of the Prime Minister’s Office, UNDP Bangladesh and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) jointly organised a seminar titled “Creating Innovation does not Guarantee its Adoption: Using Research to Design Smart Public Policy” on 17 July, 2016 at 9:00 am-11:00 am at Karabi Hall of the Prime Minister’s Office.

  • Experience Sharing Workshop on Community Disaster Reduction and Relief Jun 28, 2016

    UK, Bangladesh, Nepal and China discussing community based disaster risk reduction in Chengdu

  • Workshop: Innovating Pro-Poor Financial Products & Services Jun 14, 2016

    A workshop titled “Innovating Pro-Poor Financial Products & Services” held today in Karabi Hall, Prime Minister’s Office on 14th June 2016. This interactive workshop was hosted by the Access to Information (a2i) of the Prime Minister’s Office, a Programme supported by UNDP and USAID . The event will was chaired by Kabir Bin Anwar, Director General (Administration), Prime Minister's Office, Bangladesh & Project Director, a2i.

  • Core Problems Identified for Addressing through Women’s Innovation Camp May 28, 2016

    Access to Information (a2i) Programme of the Prime Minister’s Office and the UNDP’s “Accelerating Efforts to Prevent and Respond to Sexual and Gender Based Violence” project have jointly organized a roundtable discussion on problem statement analysis for Women’s Innovation Camp.

  • Policy Dialogue on ‘Self-Employment & Entrepreneurship Development in Bangladesh’ held May 15, 2016

    A policy dialogue on ‘Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship Development in Bangladesh’ held on 15 May 2016 at Karabi Hall of Prime Minister’s Office. The event was jointly organized by the Access to Information (a2i) Programme of Prime Minister’s Office (Supported by UNDP & USAID), Integrated Support to Poverty and Inequality Reduction through Enterprise Development (INSPIRED) Project of European Union and Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) of International Labor Organization (ILO).

  • Honorable Minister of Education praises a2i for incentivizing innovation in education May 10, 2016

    On 10 May 2016, in the Karabi Hall of the Prime Minister’s Office, the Access to Information (a2i) Programme has organized a demonstration workshop for the education related innovative projects which have received funding from Service Innovation Fund and a meeting was held to discuss scaling up plans.

  • Nobel laureate Professor Finn Kydland highlights the prospects of ICT in Bangladesh as a critical enabler for achieving Vision 2021: Opening of Bangladesh Priorities May 8, 2016

    The Copenhagen Consensus Center through its Bangladesh Priorities project has been working for over a year to identify, analyze and prioritize interventions that will deliver greater benefit per taka spent, helping move Bangladesh towards Vision 2021 and a more prosperous long-term future.

  • UN-REDD Bangladesh National Programme marked the selection of CSO and IP representative institutions for its Programme Executive Board Mar 22, 2016

    With the mandate of ensuring the full and active engagement of national Ethnic Minorities (EMs)/Indigenous People (IP) institutions and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the programme management structures, UN-REDD Bangladesh National Programme facilitated back to back meetings with the respective representative institutions on 22 - 23 March 2016.The management structures targeted are - the Programme Executive Board (PEB) and the REDD Stakeholder Forum (RSF), a proposed national multi-stakeholder platform.

  • Key for a House, Key to some Dreams Mar 13, 2016

    They had spent weeks out there. They did not have any ‘house’ to go back to. Farida Yeasmin, a 19 year-old young mother, had just given birth to her third child when the flood of 2015, followed by Tropical Storm Komen, forced her and her family to move out of their makeshift home and onto the streets.

  • UZGP helps boost UZP Committees Jan 3, 2016

    A one-day orientation supported by Upazila Governance Project (UZGP) under Local Government Division (LGD) has helped boost Upazila Committees in running its businesses efficiently and effectively.

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