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.