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  • 'Stand up for someone's rights today': Human Rights Day 2016 Dec 10, 2016

    ‘Human Rights Day’ – a day when it believed to belong justifiably to every person on this earth. This day is observed every year on 10 December. This year’s theme of Human Rights Day is – “Stand up for someone's rights today”.

  • Ethnic minority youth leaders will act as change agent to protect Human Rights Nov 16, 2016

    The Ethnic youth of Bangladesh agreed in one voice that they require more advocacy forums to promote minority rights in Bangladesh. Youth participants in the Training Workshop advocated the need for better networking, frequent dialogues and discussion forums will help boost minority rights

  • Training Programme on “National Income Accounting” Nov 6, 2016

    National income accounting measures the prosperity of an economy and also helps compare national income across countries. While conceptually simple and elegant, the process of measurement of national income is a complex and sophisticated exercise. There are gaps and discrepancies between the text-book theories and practical approach of measuring national income.

  • 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.

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