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Call for youth engagement in local governance for sustainable development

training workshop called for greater youth participation in Bangladesh’s local governance for attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  

Zero tolerance for sexual harassment and abuse of authority in workplace

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bangladesh launched a year-long campaign against sexual harassment and abuse of authority for its staff members  

SDGs delivering a message of hope

With UNDP's support, EALG project installed 256 billboards on Sustainable Development Goals in eight districts.  

Protection, respect and remedy essential for govt and corporates to tackle SDGs

Government and business entities should work together to protect human rights and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030  

‘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  

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