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Bringing Justice to the Poor

Peace, stability, human rights and effective governance based on the rule of law are important conduits for sustainable development. Bangladesh justice system is overburdened with a huge case backlog,…  


Climate Financing for Sustainable Development: Budget Report 2018-19

Bangladesh is known as one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world because of its geographical location and the adverse effects of climate change present a range of development issues…  


Gender Responsive Climate Change Adaptation

Deluti, where women lead climate change adaptation  


Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation visits Human Rights Progamme in Cox’s Bazar and Teknaf

A team of Human Rights Programme (HRP) of UNDP and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the donor of the programme visited Cox’s Bazar, Ramu and Teknaf on 01-03 May to oversee the…  


Swedish envoys visit women led climate change adaptation initiative at Deluti Union, Khulna

The team met a group of vulnerable women and learned about how the women are becoming the change makers and fighting climate change with support from UNDP and SIDA.  


Experience sharing workshop on Implementation of Development Projects: Issues and Challenges

To discuss the issues and challenges of implementation of development projects, a workshop was organized by the Knowledge for Development Management (K4DM) Project of UNDP  


Team ‘TETRA’ wins Safe Water Challenge, an initiative of UNDP and Pureit

The group named TETRA’ For their innovative solution to solve safe water problems in costal areas won the first ever Safe Water Challenge 2018  


Government of Bangladesh First-time Adapts Climate dimension in Performance Audits

The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (OCAG) of Bangladesh adapted for the first time three documents on Climate Performance Audit in its regular audit system by updating the existing…  


Launch of the Impact Assessment of the Rohingya Influx

The Government of Bangladesh, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) launched a joint study  


Building resilient communities in Cox’s Bazar

Following the rapid influx of an estimated 688,000 Rohingya, since August 2017 into Cox’s Bazaar there has been an immense strain on local government, infrastructure, services and the host population.…  

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