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  • 26 Aug 2013
    Strengthening media saving lives

    CDMP II extended its support to the Press Institution of Bangladesh (PIB) in strengthening the role of media for better complementing DRR and CCA issues including building community resilience, awareness and preparedness for emergency response.

  • 25 Aug 2013
    UPPR commemorates Orange Day

    UPPR commemorated ORGANGE DAY in line with the UN Secretary General’s Campaign to End Violence Against Women and Girl Children more popularly known as UNiTE Campaign.

  • 25 Aug 2013
    ​LPAC meeting on new CCED project

    A Local Project Appraisal Committee (LPAC) Meeting on “Integrating Community Based Adaptation into Afforestation and Reforestation Programmes in Bangladesh” Project was held on August 25, 2013 at the 19th Floor Conference Room in IDB Bhaban.

  • 22 Aug 2013
    ​Early Recovery Cluster meeting held

    The Humanitarian Coordination Task Team (HCTT) with eight humanitarian clusters was established in January 2012 and jointly led by the Government and the UN Resident Coordinator’s office, as a sub-group of the LCG-DER. The Early Recovery Cluster is supported by the Early Recovery Facility funded by UNDP, SDC, and AusAID.

  • 21 Aug 2013
    m-Commerce services to start soon

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Local Government Division (LGD), UNDP and USAID supported Access to Information (a2i) program of Prime Minister’s office and Airtel Bangladesh on 21 August at Prime Minister's Office.

  • 20 Aug 2013
    Gender, Human Rights and VC workshop held

    Gopalgonj district administration with the cooperation of Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh project organized a day-long training workshop on Gender, Human Rights and Village Courts for the GoB official and other stakeholders on 20 August 2013 at Nazrul Public Library, Gopalgonj.

  • 09 Aug 2013
    Promoting South-South Cooperation: China Mission in town

    A three member delegation from China led by Ms. Yang Fang, ACD, UNDP China, visited Bangladesh to understand Bangladesh disaster management practices as well as to explore avenues for south-south cooperation between China and Bangladesh with key stakeholders and partners.

  • 09 Aug 2013
    RC attends Indigenous Peoples Day 2013

    On 3 August, the Bangladesh Indigenous People’s Forum, supported by ILO and UNDP, observed International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples which falls on August 9.

  • 05 Aug 2013
    Branding Bangladesh’s mobile apps sector

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 5 August to create 10 lakh Mobile App Developers (MAD) aiming to branding Bangladesh as a leading country in the sector at the global level.

  • 05 Aug 2013
    End-of-Term Report for Bangladesh Parliament

    The Improving Democracy through Parliamentary Development Project (IPD) of UNDP organized a consultation event to review the proposed draft outline of the first ever End-of-Term Report for the 9th Parliament of Bangladesh on August 5, 2013 at the IPD Conference Room.

  • 04 Aug 2013
    Workshop on Digital Bangladesh for Journalists

    A day long workshop on the different issues of Digital Bangladesh for the journalists from Rangamati was held at Sylhet circuit house auditorium on 4 August.

  • 31 Jul 2013
    ERF project advisory board meeting held

    The ERF Project Advisory Board members met on 31 July 2013 to review progress of UNDP Early Recovery Facility.

  • 28 Jul 2013
    National social protection strategy discussed

    General Economics Division (GED) of Planning Commission with the assistance of UNDP organized an inception workshop on “National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS)” on 28 July 2013 at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel.

  • 28 Jul 2013
    UZGP holds PSC meeting

    The 3rd Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting of Upazila Governance Project (UZGP) was held at Conference Room, Local Government Division (LGD), Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka, on 28 July.

  • 21 Jul 2013
    Idea exchange meeting held

    A day long “Idea Exchange Meeting with CFL Manufacturers for Energy Star label” was organized by BRESL Project at BSTI, Conference Room on 21 July 2013.

  • 19 Jul 2013
    Adult literacy and life skill programs held

    Two-day long refresher course on Adult Literacy and Life Skill Program Facilitation in each district of Chittagong Hill Tracts was conducted from 12 to 19 July by the Education Cluster of CHTDF with technical support from UNESCO.

  • 18 Jul 2013
    Case management committees discussed

    A one and half-day long workshop on “Exchange of Views and Way Forward on Formation and Activation of Case Management Committee” was held on 6 and 7 July, 2013 at Biddyut Bhaban, Dhaka with the aim to seek agreement on the CMC operation, function and impact of CMC interventions in the administration of criminal justice at the field level.

  • 18 Jul 2013
    JUST’s support to judiciary lauded

    The highest policy and oversight body the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of Judicial Strengthening Project (JUST) met for the second time on July 9, 2013 to review project progress, and resolve policy and strategic challengesas faced by the project in the process of project implementation.

  • 17 Jul 2013
    Gender, human rights and village courts

    The Faridpur district administration with the assistance of Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh project organized a day long training workshop on 'Gender, Human Rights and Village Courts' on 17 July 2013 at the conference room of the Deputy Commissioner.

  • 11 Jul 2013
    Hygiene behavior change in Savar

    Collaboration between communities, municipal authorities and project partners to raise awareness on health, environmental and menstrual hygiene in poor urban communities throughout Bangladesh has led to an increase in pro-poor budget allocations in Savar Municipality, ensuring continuous funding to better living conditions and health situation of poor households.

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