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Establishing human rights key for inclusive social progress towards SDGs

Bangladesh constitution entails the UN charter for human rights that ensures basic rights for all.  

Youth on final mission of producing fuel from plastic

Environmental researchers estimate that 9 million plastic items are being dumped daily across the country with only about 10 percent being dumped into rubbish bins  

SWAPNO project translates Rashida’s dream into reality

SWAPNO is a social security project of the government that is helping as many as 8,928 poor women in the rural areas of Satkhira and Kurigram districts  

Climate Change Responsive Investment in Disaster Management

UNDP-Bangladesh in partnership with Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) organized a Strategic Planning Workshop titled as the ‘Scoping of Climate Change Responsive Investment in MoDMR’,…  

Digital Bangladesh needs digitally educated younger generation - Mayor, Chattogram at Digital Khichuri Challenge

Among eight teams, “Are You Serious,” won the first prize of Digital Khichuri Challenge, Chattogram version, worth USD 5000, for their idea on addressing the issue of racism with comedy.  

Land rights top priority on human rights agenda

Around 170 youth leaders (including youth from 15 ethnic and excluded minority groups, third gender, persons with disabilities, who were trained by the HRP) from 15 districts attended the event to…  

Ensuring real voice of women in Governance institutions essential to achieve SDGs

Bangladesh’s women have made progress in various aspects of health, education, and work, but still face sizable gender gaps  

প্রাকৃতিক দুর্যোগে বাংলাদেশকে আরো সহনশীল করার জন্য ১২ মিলিয়ন ডলার প্রকল্প শুরু

দুর্যোগ সহনশীলতাকে আরো টেকসই ও সমন্বিত করার মাধ্যমে, মানব ও অর্থনৈতিক উন্নয়নের স্থিতিশীলতা বজায় রাখার লক্ষ্যে, বাংলাদেশ সরকার এবং জাতিসংঘের বিভিন্ন সংস্থা যৌথভাবে ১২ মিলিয়ন মার্কিন ডলারের একটি…  

$12m project to make Bangladesh more resilient to natural disasters

Bangladesh government and UN agencies have jointly initiated a 12 million US dollar project to sustain the resilience of human and economic development in Bangladesh  

UNDP to strengthen Cyclone Preparedness Programme

UNDP under its Integrating Community-based Adaptation into Afforestation and Reforestation Programmes in Bangladesh (ICBAAR), has taken an initiative to strengthen the Cyclone Preparedness Programme…  

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