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2017 press releases


Training on Negotiation Techniques : Role of ERD Officials

A day long training course on  Negotiation Techniques : Role of ERD Officials was held on 31 December 2017 at the National Economic Council (NEC) building  


Annual Review and Planning Workshop Activating Village Court in Bangladesh

Activating Village Court in Bangladesh (AVCB II) Project in collaboration with the Local Government Division (LGD) organized an Annual Review and Planning Workshop  


Annual Progress Review and Planning Workshop of ICBA-AR

Integrating Community-based Adaptation into Afforestation and Reforestation (ICBA-AR) Programme, organized a two-day workshop on 21-22 December in Cox’s Bazar to track the progress of the project in…  


Leave no one behind: End Violence against women and girls

Each year from 25 November to 10 December is declared as the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. This year the theme was, “Leave No One Behind: End Violence against Women and…  


Let’s stand up for equality, justice and human dignity: HRD 2017

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights  


Internships introduced for students at Law Department, University of Dhaka

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the National Legal Aid Services Organization (NLASO) under the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs introduced six-week…  


High-level Consultation on the progress of National Governance Assessment Framework

The Governance Innovation Unit (GIU) of the Prime Minister’s Office and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) jointly organized a High-level consultation on the progress of National Governance…  


NRB Engagement in National Development: Strategies and Way Forward

Around 10 million Bangladesh citizens are living 162 countries of the world, among them 2.4 million Bangladeshi are living abroad permanently either as citizens of those countries or with other valid…  


Unlocking Business Potential to Support SDGs Through the Creation of Inclusive Business Models

The workshop highlighted how inclusive business models have a high potential in contributing to the SDG Agenda2030 and offer unique opportunities for driving innovation, building markets and building…  


Smart City Week ends with a pledge to co-create smart cities in Bangladesh

The week long, ‘Smart City Week’ ended yesterday on 04 December with a pledge to make the cities smart for all class of people by building awareness around smart city ideas that focus on people’s…  

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