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  • 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.

  • 29 Jun 2013
    Turning skills into jobs for poor women

    Underprivileged women from urban communities are receiving skills training as part of a joint initiative between UNDP and the private sector.

  • 27 Jun 2013
    Dutch team visits Char Kukri Mukri

    The CBACC-Coastal Afforestation project is implementing a programme on “Building Community Resilience through Integrated Water Management at Char Kukri Mukri”

  • 23 Jun 2013
    65 UZP-level Women Development Forums formed

    65 Women Development Forums (WDFs) at Upazila level were formed in seven districts till June 23. The selected seven districts where the Women Development Forums (WDFs) were formed are- Kishoreganj, Sirajganj, Brahmanbaria, Khulna, Barguna, Rangpur and Sunamganj.

  • 20 Jun 2013
    ICT can assist case management systems

    A total of 40 judicial officials including district and sessions judges and court officials received two weeks of training on the use of information and communications technology in the judicial system.

  • 20 Jun 2013
    Making elections work

    90-year old Kiron Bala Talukdar is so frail that she can’t even move without assistance. Yet in the middle of June she decided to exercise her democratic right at the polling station. While age may have caught up with her body, her mind is still nimble and she proved that by voting in the recently concluded mayoral elections in Sylhet.

  • 15 Jun 2013
    Making elections work

    90-year old Kiron Bala Talukdar is so frail that she can’t even move without assistance. Yet last week she decided to exercise her democratic right at the polling station. While age may have caught up with her body, her mind is still nimble and she proved that by voting in the recently concluded mayoral elections in Sylhet.

  • 13 Jun 2013
    Norwegian Minister visits coastal afforestation site

    World Environment Day was observed on 5th June and the key message was, think before you eat and help save our environment.

  • 06 Jun 2013
    Norwegian minister lauds disaster-response volunteers

    In a four-day visit to Bangladesh, Norwegian Minister of International Development Mr. Heikki Eidsvoll Holmas met with Fire Service Urban Volunteers and lauded their efforts in saving people`s lives at the Rana Plaza tragedy in Savar.