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.
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
UN Global Compact Recognizes Green Delta Insurance Managing Director and CEO as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer
Jun 23, 2016
NEW YORK, 23 June 2016 – Yesterday at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016 in New York, Farzana Chowdhury, Managing Director and CEO of Green Delta Insurance, was announced as one of ten 2016 Local SDG Pioneers. Ms. Chowdhury was recognized for her efforts that align with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 on Gender Equality.
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.