Press releases
  • PRESS STATEMENT - UN Condemns Killing of Online BloggerAug 7, 2015The United Nations in Bangladesh condemned the killing today in Dhaka of blogger Niloy Chakraborty Neel.

  • UNDP supported multi-country Environment Awareness Campaign Finishes its Bangladesh LegAug 1, 2015 UNDP Bangladesh held a press conference today (Thursday, 30 July) at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel) to mark the end of the Bangladesh leg of a multi-country public awareness campaign on climate change called “Pole to Paris”.

  • PIB - a2i Media Award for 2015 Presented Jul 8, 2015On 8th July Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) and Access to Information (a2i) project jointly presented Digital Bangladesh reporting and feature writing award for the year 2015 at the PIB-a2i Media Awards. The awards were given in collaboration with Press Institute of Bangladesh and Access to Information (a2i) Programme. A total number of 6 reporters were awarded in 5 categories this year.

  • E-service Subscription by Using Open Web ToolJul 5, 2015 In order to make e-services from various government and non-government organizations accessible to people, Access to Information (a2i) program and the Mozilla Foundation has taken an initiative to collaborate and work together. Through their free Web Tools, Mozilla Foundation aims to bring e-services to people’s doorsteps.

  • Joint Collaboration for Facilitating Better e-ServiceMay 8, 2015The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Access to Information (a2i) programme of the Prime Minister's Office and Telenor Digital was signed 7th May, 2015 on Digital Investment Summit to use the Norway-based company's digital and mobile technology in driving social, economic and human development in Bangladesh.

  • Pre-Election Statement by the Resident Coordinator, United NationsApr 26, 2015Pre-Election Statement by the Resident Coordinator, United Nations.

  • a2i and JUST to Build Technology Platform for the JudiciaryApr 20, 2015Two UNDP projects - Access to Information (a2i) and Judicial Strengthening Project (JUST) - partnered together aiming to establish a technology platform to ensure service delivery at doorsteps of the citizens through signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 19th April 2015 at the Prime Minister’s Office.

  • National Workshop Envisages Harmonization of Governance Framework in Chittagong Hill Tracts Apr 8, 2015National Workshop Envisages Harmonization of Governance Framework in Chittagong Hill Tracts

  • Getting Bangladesh Ready for Direct Access to Green Climate Fund (GCF)Jan 28, 2015The Senior Secretary of Economic Relations Division of Ministry of Finance as the National Designated Authority (NDA) of Bangladesh to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) is organizing a two-day workshop titled “NIE Accreditation Process: Getting Bangladesh Ready for the Green Climate Fund” on 28-29 January, in Dhaka.

  • UNDP and Dhaka University organise innovative research training for students on Pro-Poor TradeJan 13, 2015The Pro-Poor Trade project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the University of Dhaka, is holding a two-day training session starting from today (Tuesday, 13 January) and ending tomorrow (Wednesday 14 January) at the Social Science Faculty Building, University of Dhaka. The project is an innovative research initiative, combining the strengths of UNDP with the knowledge of one of the leading institutions of higher education in Bangladesh.