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‘Big Data’ can cut down healthcare costs, increase quality of services

The application of big data analytics has positive and also lifesaving outcomes  


Combined effort needed for Bangladesh to attain SDGs

SDG progress report points to the need for improved international cooperation, increased private sector participation and coordinated effort  


NHRC chief calls for stronger efforts to protect children’s rights

Around 45 percent of Bangladesh's population are aged below 18  


Bangladesh Betar to broadcast 112 programmes by ethnic and excluded minority youths

The initiative, taken under the project titled “Connecting voice of the ethnic and excluded minorities through radio programmes”, aims to create awareness and develop the skills of the youths from the…  


Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change supports green refrigerators in Bangladesh: Government, UNDP and WALTON join hands to save Ozone Layer

The initiative will see the phasing out of HFCs from refrigerators and air conditioners, which contribute to global warming  


Government and UNDP to make transformational changes for women vulnerable to climate change

The $33m project will benefit almost 7 lac people from the disaster prone Satkhira and Khulna districts with a focus on women and adolescent girls  


Success of SDGs lies in proper monitoring and evaluation

Proper knowledge management among government officials to track the data on SDGs implementation is essential for better monitoring and evaluation about the progress  


Govt takes new HCFC phase-out plan to protect ozone layer

The government has taken HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (Stage-II) aiming to phase out the ozone depleting substances (ODSs) and help protect the planet’s ozone layer  


Effective work planning and monitoring key for fruitful project results: ERD officials

The consensus was reached in a training, held in line with UNDP’s commitment to democratic governance, aiming to increase knowledge Project Planning and Management systems.  


Roadmap for responsible consumption and production in 10 years

The 10-year framework of programme on sustainable consumption and production (SDG12) to be put in place by 2020 to promote green and sustainable development in Bangladesh  

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