Smart City Week 2017” for co-creating smart cities in Bangladesh
Nov 13, 2017
To build the home-grown vision of people-centric smart cities for all with a theme of 'Smart City Smart People' – a ‘Smart City Week 2017', from 22-28 November has been organized by UNDP Bangladesh, Access to Information (a2i) Programme at the Prime Minister's Office and urban sector stakeholders.
Campaign on Sustainable Consumption, to Respond to Urban Challenges and achieve SDGs
Nov 5, 2017
To promote the Goal 12 of Sustainable Development Goals, which relates to sustainable consumption and production patterns, and also to raise awareness on food, water and electricity consumption and waste among Dhaka dwellers
Government Representatives from Across Asia Pacific Gather in Dhaka for Climate Finance Training and Discussion on New Financing Opportunities
Nov 3, 2017
This week government representatives from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Tonga gathered in Dhaka for a Regional Course on Climate Finance.
Youths vow to uphold the cultural diversity in Bangladesh
Oct 31, 2017
Youths vowed to work together to promote the cultural diversity in Bangladesh and uphold the values of peace and tolerance, while attending the closing and award giving ceremony of a three-day event titled “Digital Khichuri Challenge 2017”
New Business Opportunities through Development
Oct 29, 2017
More than 150 business leaders, government officials, and UN representatives today pledged to increase their investment in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while maximizing corporate and national growth.
Bangladesh National Parliament and UNDP ink deal to promote SDGs
Oct 25, 2017
Bangladesh National Parliament and UNDP have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 24 October 2017 to work together in monitoring and implementing the SDGs in Bangladesh.
Digital Khichuri Challenge 28-30 October 2017
Oct 19, 2017
It is a unique creative competition organised by UNDP Bangladesh and supported by Facebook, Microsoft and Bangladesh ICT Division in order to promote peace and the cultural diversity.
Gov. Training Institutions Meet to Mainstream Rio Conventions in Curricula
Oct 9, 2017
the Rio Conventions have not yet been systematically mainstreamed in the training curricula of government training institutions. To address this distance, on 9 October 2017, the National Capacity Development for Implementing the Rio Conventions through Environmental Governance (Rio) Project.
Not leaving anyone behind – photo-book ”Hijra Lives in Bangladesh”
Sep 28, 2017
More than half of the third gender population experience violence, discrimination and abandonment or sexual assault and abuse at early age in their natural families. This was said today at a panel discussion following a launch of a photo-book ”Leaving no one behind: Hijra Lives in Bangladesh”, in BICC, Dhaka.
Better deal for farmers in Bangladesh
Sep 21, 2017
Currently in Bangladesh, small farmers are not integrated with the local market and are not receiving fair prices. Over 75% of them live on less than $2 per day. By 2025, there will be 130 million of them if they do not have access to market.