'Stand up for someone's rights today': Human Rights Day 2016
Dec 10, 2016
‘Human Rights Day’ – a day when it believed to belong justifiably to every person on this earth. This day is observed every year on 10 December. This year’s theme of Human Rights Day is – “Stand up for someone's rights today”.
UNDP Opens SDG Knowledge Exchange in Bangkok
Oct 24, 2016
Bangkok, 24 October 2016 – More than 150 delegates and development experts from 36 countries in Asia and the Pacific convened today in Bangkok to share expertise and ideas on how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national plans and budgets.
New Jobs for Youth through Mobile Classroom Project
Oct 9, 2016
Dhaka, 9 October 2016 – As part of a pilot initiative, the Youth Employment through Skills (YES) programme has launched today a fundraising campaign with the aim to raise US$ 40,000 to teach young Bangladeshis the technical coding, communication and freelancing skills they need in order to start earning a living in the international digital freelance IT marketplace.
UNDP Innovates to Meet Growing Aspirations in Asia and the Pacific
Sep 8, 2016
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has leveraged low-cost innovations, knowledge exchanges between countries in the region, and emerging technologies, to provide new opportunities to some of the most marginalized communities in the Asia-Pacific region, says its 2015-16 Results Report.
Experience Sharing Workshop on Community Disaster Reduction and Relief
Jun 28, 2016
UK, Bangladesh, Nepal and China discussing community based disaster risk reduction in Chengdu
UN Global Compact Recognizes Green Delta Insurance Managing Director and CEO as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer
Jun 23, 2016
NEW YORK, 23 June 2016 – Yesterday at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016 in New York, Farzana Chowdhury, Managing Director and CEO of Green Delta Insurance, was announced as one of ten 2016 Local SDG Pioneers. Ms. Chowdhury was recognized for her efforts that align with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 on Gender Equality.
UNDP: Fastest Population Shift in History Means Make or Break for Asia-Pacific
Apr 26, 2016
Long-term planning now can bring unprecedented growth and tackle poverty, conflict and migration
UNDP to Launch Report on People-Centered Development in Asia-Pacific
Apr 13, 2016
New Regional Human Development Report offers innovative policies for maximizing the potential of population change
Inter-Ministerial Consultation Workshop on Integration of SDGs into the 7th FYP Plan opens
Dec 5, 2015
General Economics Division (GED) in collaboration with the Support to Sustainable and Inclusive Planning (SSIP) Project organized a three-day long Inter- ministerial Consultation Workshop on integration of SDGs into the 7th Five Year Plan inaugurated on 4 December at CoxBazar.
Strengthening Multi-stakeholder Partnerships in Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction : UK, Bangladesh, Nepal and China discussing community based disaster risk reduction in Chengdu
Dec 1, 2015
On 30 November 2015, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) of Bangladesh supported a delegation to participate in part of the Sharing and Learning on Community Based Disaster Management in Asia Project (CBDM Asia Phase II).