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The society is responsible for its senior citizens

Globally, population aged 60 or over is growing faster than all younger age groups and in the coming decades many countries are likely to face fiscal and political pressures in relation to public…  

Bangladesh wins two international awards for a2i’s Public Service and Digital Health Innovations

The UNDP-supported project received the APICTA Award held at Guangzhou in China and the 3rd Commonwealth Digital Health Awards held at Colombo, Sri Lanka  

কক্সবাজার রক্ষায় টেকসই বর্জ্য ব্যবস্থাপনা অপরিহার্য

রোহিঙ্গা অনুপ্রবেশের ফলে কক্সবাজার জেলার উখিয়া ও টেকনাফ উপজেলার জনসংখ্যা এখন প্রায় ১৫ লাখের উপর, এই অতিরিক্ত জনগণের চাপে প্রতি মাসে এই এলাকায় প্রায় ১0,000 টন বর্জ্য উৎপন্ন হচ্ছে, যা স্থানীয় জনগণের…  

Solid waste management essential to save Cox’s Bazar

Population of Cox’s Bazar’s Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas has risen to more than 1.5 million people due to the Rohingya influx. The highly dense population generates 10,000 tons of waste per month and…  

Ratify UN Optional Protocol for safeguarding child rights

Rights activists called on the government to ratify the international treaty, which allows children to file grievances with United Nations if the legal system of the country fails to remedy their…  

Trainings for govt officials to integrate biodiversity and climate change in development planning and programming

For the first time in Asia, training modules on Rio conventions have been mainstreamed into regular curriculum of trainings for civil servants.  

Dalit Panchayats under village court on the cards

State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, Md. Mashiur Rahman Ranga, MP, has said that a proposal to recognise Dalit Panchayats under village court system would soon be…  

Enhancing cyclone preparedness in Rohingya camps

As the cyclone season approaching, emergency preparedness in the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar is a priority for the Government of Bangladesh  

Technology to solve case backlog

Bangladesh’s formal justice system is reeling under the pressure of a backlog of more than 1.8 million cases.  

Public service innovation essential in public interest

Innovation in public service and change management is key for benefitting citizens, speakers emphasized in a two-day training workshop organised by ERD with support from UNDP's K4DM project.  

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