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Establishing human rights key for inclusive social progress towards SDGs

Bangladesh constitution entails the UN charter for human rights that ensures basic rights for all.  


Climate Change Responsive Investment in Disaster Management

UNDP-Bangladesh in partnership with Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) organized a Strategic Planning Workshop titled as the ‘Scoping of Climate Change Responsive Investment in MoDMR’,…  


Digital Bangladesh needs digitally educated younger generation - Mayor, Chattogram at Digital Khichuri Challenge

Among eight teams, “Are You Serious,” won the first prize of Digital Khichuri Challenge, Chattogram version, worth USD 5000, for their idea on addressing the issue of racism with comedy.  


Land rights top priority on human rights agenda

Around 170 youth leaders (including youth from 15 ethnic and excluded minority groups, third gender, persons with disabilities, who were trained by the HRP) from 15 districts attended the event to…  


Ensuring real voice of women in Governance institutions essential to achieve SDGs

Bangladesh’s women have made progress in various aspects of health, education, and work, but still face sizable gender gaps  


প্রাকৃতিক দুর্যোগে বাংলাদেশকে আরো সহনশীল করার জন্য ১২ মিলিয়ন ডলার প্রকল্প শুরু

দুর্যোগ সহনশীলতাকে আরো টেকসই ও সমন্বিত করার মাধ্যমে, মানব ও অর্থনৈতিক উন্নয়নের স্থিতিশীলতা বজায় রাখার লক্ষ্যে, বাংলাদেশ সরকার এবং জাতিসংঘের বিভিন্ন সংস্থা যৌথভাবে ১২ মিলিয়ন মার্কিন ডলারের একটি…  


$12m project to make Bangladesh more resilient to natural disasters

Bangladesh government and UN agencies have jointly initiated a 12 million US dollar project to sustain the resilience of human and economic development in Bangladesh  


UNDP to strengthen Cyclone Preparedness Programme

UNDP under its Integrating Community-based Adaptation into Afforestation and Reforestation Programmes in Bangladesh (ICBAAR), has taken an initiative to strengthen the Cyclone Preparedness Programme…  


Government launches National Social Security Strategy Action Plan

A three-day Social Security fair follows at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre  


Shushuk Mela to raise mass awareness on dolphin conservation

The 10-day programme was inaugurated on 4 November at Hadis park in Khulna and will continue till 15 November in and around the Sundarbans  

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