Inter-Ministerial Consultation Workshop on Integration of SDGs into the 7th FYP Plan opensDec 5, 2015General Economics Division (GED) in collaboration with the Support to Sustainable and Inclusive Planning (SSIP) Project organized a three-day long Inter- ministerial Consultation Workshop on integration of SDGs into the 7th Five Year Plan inaugurated on 4 December at CoxBazar.
Strengthening Multi-stakeholder Partnerships in Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction : UK, Bangladesh, Nepal and China discussing community based disaster risk reduction in ChengduDec 1, 2015On 30 November 2015, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) of Bangladesh supported a delegation to participate in part of the Sharing and Learning on Community Based Disaster Management in Asia Project (CBDM Asia Phase II).
Queen Máxima, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) arrives on a three day visit to BangladeshNov 16, 2015In her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has arrived in Dhaka today (16 November) on a three-day visit to Bangladesh upon invitation of the Bangladeshi government.
ঢাকায় আসছেন জাতিসংঘ উন্নয়ন গ্রুপ এর চেয়ারম্যান ও ইউএনডিপির এশিয়াপ্যাসিফিক অঞ্ছলের পরিচালক হাওলিয়াং জুNov 14, 2015জাতিসংঘ উন্নয়ন গ্রুপ এর চেয়ারম্যান ও ইউএনডিপির এশিয়াপ্যাসিফিক অঞ্ছলের পরিচালক হাওলিয়াং জু পাঁচ দিনের এক সফরে আগামী কাল (১৫ নভেম্বর) বাংলাদেশে আসছেন। বাংলাদেশে এটি তার দ্বিতীয় সফর।
Chairman of United Nations Development Group (Asia-Pacific) and UNDP Regional Director Haoliang Xu Arrives in DhakaNov 14, 2015Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka tomorrow (15 November 2015) on a five-day visit to Bangladesh. This is Mr Xu’s second visit to Bangladesh.
Government approved the 7th Five Year Plan aiming at empowering pepopleOct 20, 2015Government approved 7th Five Year Plan (2016-20) aiming to empower people by creating employment and skill development opportunities, supplying credit for SME development and many other ways for people to be more productive. Along with growth, the 7th Plan will emphasize social protection, urban transition and a sustainable development pathway resilient to disaster and climate change.
First “Bangladesh Resilience Dialogue” on Public Private Partnership to Protect Businesses from Climatic Disaster Risks opens in DhakaOct 7, 2015UNDP Bangladesh jointly with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) and the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) organized the “First Bangladesh Resilience Dialogue of Private Sector”. The Dialogue is a follow-up of the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction that was held in Japan in March 2015.
UNDP Bangladesh Organizes Roundtable on Political Challenges and Sustainable DevelopmentOct 4, 2015On the 4 October 2015, as part of the events commemorating the international day of non-violence, UNDP convened a stakeholder forum to discuss the early findings of research commissioned on the impact of political violence. A wide range of national and international representatives attended the event, including the Honorable Prime Minister’s Advisor H.T. Imam, underscoring the importance placed on combatting the causes of political violence witnessed in Bangladesh and its impact on society and the economy.
World leaders adopt Sustainable Development GoalsSep 25, 2015At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, more than 150 world leaders adopted the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support governments around the world in tackling the new agenda and taking it forward over the next 15 years.
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- Dhaka, 8 February 2016: “The United Nations is now one team with one vision and one programme for the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The new programmatic framework is more than just a collection of programmes. It is a basis for comprehensive cooperation between UN agencies, development partners and the Government,” said Robert D. Watkins, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Bangladesh, at a meeting of UN agencies with other development partners today, on Monday, 8 February 2016. To get the fully story, please click on the link http://www.bd.undp.org/content/bangladesh/en/home/presscenter/articles/2016/02/08/un-agencies-to-maximise-benefit-of-development-support-to-cht/ Yesterday AT 11:35 PM
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