• 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.

  • Raising Young Voices Apr 16, 2015
  • Success through Coordination: Harmonizing Laws in the Chittagong Hill Tracts Apr 9, 2015

    In addition to its mountainous terrain and extensive ethnic diversity, the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) is unique to Bangladesh due to its complex layer of administrative arrangements.

  • UNDP supports Government of Bangladesh to showcase the country's achievements Mar 12, 2015

    The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Several thousand participants are expected, including at related events linked to the World Conference under the umbrella of building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters.

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