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
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE: Environmental and Social Management Plan for the Proposed Green Climate Fund Project
Nov 12, 2016
This Environmental and Social Management Plan has been prepared in support of a project proposal on “Enhancing Women and Girls Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change in Bangladesh” by the Government of Bangladesh to the Green Climate Fund.
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.
Exposure visit on mangrove ecosystem restoration from Timor-Leste delegation
Nov 4, 2016
With the facilitation of UNDP Bangladesh, a delegation composed of 12 representatives from UNDP-Timor Leste and the Ministry of Agriculture of Timor Leste paid an exposure visit to Dhaka and Sonadia Island in the beginning of November.
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.
Parliamentarians: Making Social Protection a Reality
Oct 24, 2016
Amongst their constituency interests in Parliament, in terms of social protection, Members of Parliament bear a three pronged role: advocacy, representing the various interests of their constituency and playing an influential role in deciding how public funds should be allocated to help the extreme poor;
Q&A with Mohammad Mejbahuddin, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh
Oct 24, 2016
We must act TOGETHER now because if not us, then who will? If not now, then when? The clock is ticking. We are just about 7.4 million minutes away before the deadline. The future is now. Let us act together. Let us leave no one behind.
South-South Cooperation: Making the Brick Industry More Environmentally Sustainable
Oct 23, 2016
UNDP and the House Building Research Institute (HBRI) held a joint policy dialogue about the transformation needed in the traditional brick sector, highlighting its significant contribution to air pollution, top soil loss (2840 million CFT/y) and CO2 emissions (11.59 million tons/y).
210 Youth Applications to Make Bangladesh more Earthquake Resilient
Oct 23, 2016
UNDP is thrilled to announce that over 210 proposals were submitted for challenge funds on earthquake preparedness! With teams of at least 4 youth, over 900 young Bangladeshis have submitted their ideas to helping Bangladesh become more resilient to disasters.