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  • Government of China teams up with UNDP in post disaster recovery in Bangladesh Dec 10, 2017

    To support the flood response, the Ministry of Commerce (MoFCOM) of the People’s Republic of China has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to provide $4 million for early recovery efforts in Bangladesh.

  • COMMUNITY-BASED ADAPTATION TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE FOR COASTAL COMMUNITIES Dec 4, 2017

    An estimated 35 million people live in the 19 coastal districts of Bangladesh, who are at high risk in the face of climate change Experts suspected that due to global warming, 10-15% Bangladesh’s land could be inundated by 2050, resulting in over 25 million climate refugees from the coastal districts.

  • Harnessing Youth Leadership in Rangamati Nov 8, 2017

    UNDP-Bangladesh has always been focusing on building equity and empowering youth by developing new ways of giving them a voice on pressing issues.

  • ERD launches ERDPEDIA Nov 6, 2017

    Economic Relations Division (ERD) has launched an information repository ERDPEDIA to facilitate access to information on relevant documents including the agreement and MoU signed by ERD and development partners

  • Workshop on Formation and orientation of a Local Volunteer Mediators Forum/Network Oct 26, 2017

    Mahalchari Upazila Parishad and district administration of Khagrachari, Strengthening Inclusive Development in CHT (SID-CHT) project of UNDP Bangladesh, organized a daylong workshop on 26 October at Mahalchari Upazila Parishad auditorium, in order to build a local volunteer mediators forum or network.

  • Innovation Hub – to foster private sector partnership projects Oct 23, 2017

    UNDP Bangladesh is building collaborative partnerships with private sector organizations, which are housed within the Innovation Hub - a hub which unifies UNDP projects with private sector partners. The Innovation Hub has been established jointly by two UN agencies, UN Volunteers (UNV) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bangladesh, to provide a working space for partners to use from the very inception of development projects.

  • News Update on Recent Disasters in CHT, June 2017 Jun 30, 2017

    The CHT has been severely hit by four consecutive disasters in the span of two weeks in June

  • Bangladesh government officially launches Rio Project Jan 11, 2017

    Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Bangladesh officially launched the National Capacity Development for Implementing Rio Conventions Through Environmental Governance—Rio Project for short.

  • Designing of SDGs Monitoring Framework for Bangladesh gets Momentum Jan 5, 2017

    General Economics Division (GED) with the technical and financial assistance of Support to Sustainable and Inclusive Planning (SSIP) Project organized a two-day long Inter-ministerial Consultation Workshop on ‘Designing a SDGs Monitoring Framework’ during 4-5 December 2016 at BRAC - CDM, Rajendrapur.

  • Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Conservation and Management of Halda River Ecosystem Dec 26, 2016

    The Halda is a unique river in Chittagong region of Bangladesh which acts as important mother fisheries and natural breeding grounds for pure Indian carp fish. Even though located in the saline coastal zone, this tidal river is the source of fresh drinkable water. This makes it a major source of drinking water supply for the Chittagong Water Supply and Sewerage Authority for 5 million city dwellers.

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