International Women’s Day 2016
Mar 8, 2016
Confucius taught that to put the world in order, we must begin in our own circles.
National Consultation Workshop on “Waterlogging Response Preparedness Plan for Southwest Bangladesh” jointly coordinated by ERF UNDP and DDM
Mar 2, 2016
A national consultation meeting on “Waterlogging Response Preparedness Plan for Southwest Bangladesh” has been jointly coordinated by Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and Early Recovery Facility (ERF), UNDP on the 3rd of March, 2016. The workshop was conducted in the conference room of DDM, in the Disaster Management Bhaban, Mohakhali, Dhaka.
National Cricket Team Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is Appointed UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Youth in Bangladesh
Feb 25, 2016
UNDP has appojnted Mashrafe Bin Mortaza as UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Youth in Bangladesh. Currently, Mr. Mortaza is the captain of Bangladesh national cricket team for One Day International and Twenty-20. He will work closely with UNDP to advocate for youth employment in Bangladesh towards the country’s efforts in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals.
Fernando Carrera joins inter-ministerial workshop on SDG implementation
Feb 17, 2016
Fernando Carrera joined the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Member (Senior Secretary) General Economics Division and nine Secretaries in a special session on SDG implementation in Bangladesh.
UN agencies to maximise benefit of development support to CHT
Feb 8, 2016
“The United Nations is now one team with one vision and one programme for the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The new programmatic framework is more than just a collection of programmes. It is a basis for comprehensive cooperation between UN agencies, development partners and the Government,” said Robert D. Watkins, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Bangladesh, at a meeting of UN agencies with other development partners today.
HDR Lead Author, Dr. Selim Jahan, Briefs Development Partners
Jan 11, 2016
Dhaka, 11 January, 2016: Deepening globalization, technological revolutions, particularly the digital revolution, and the environmental challenges are driving the transformation of work today, providing unbound opportunities and profound challenges for the countries including Bangladesh, says the Human Development Report (HDR) 2015 published recently by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
New Study Predicts HFC Consumption in Bangladesh to Increase by 100 MT Per Year
Jan 11, 2016
Dhaka, 11 January 2016: The last decade’s steady economic growth of around 6 percent and the resulting increased buying capacity of the middle and lower-middle income class is likely to drive Bangladesh’s Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) consumption to increase by 100 MT per year, predicts a new Department of Environment (DoE) study.
UZGP helps boost UZP Committees
Jan 3, 2016
A one-day orientation supported by Upazila Governance Project (UZGP) under Local Government Division (LGD) has helped boost Upazila Committees in running its businesses efficiently and effectively.
Access to justice for 27 million rural Bangladeshis
Dec 30, 2015
Pabitra Bala is a 65 year old widow from Magura district in rural Bangladesh. She is extremely poor with very few belongings, earning only a small income of 1000 BDT (USD 13) a month from laboring on her neighbor’s land and begging in the town.
Report on: Youth Interactive Session on Ending Violence Against Women
Dec 8, 2015
This report outlines the objectives and background, as well as summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the Youth Interactive Session on ending Violence Against Women held on 8 December, 2015 at the National Human Rights Commission, 13th Floor, Sahid Sangbadik Salin Parvin Sarak, Dhaka.