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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.…  


Training of Trainers on Rio Conventions

The three day Training of Trainers (TOT) on Rio Conventions kicked off on 17th April at the Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Academy (BCSAA)  


1st Meeting of Task Force for NRB Engagement in National Development

First meeting of Task Force for NRB Engagement in National Development was held on 15 April 2018 at the conference room of Prime Minister’s Office.  


Govt to mainstream climate dimension in regular audit

The government is looking to mainstream the climate dimension in its regular audit system by updating the existing auditing standards, codes and manuals.  


‘Baha Parab’ to promote the rights of Indigenous peoples

Santal community of Gobindaganj upazila in Gaibandha district on 7 April, observed Baha Parab, the second largest yearly festival of the indigenous community living in plain lands, to welcome the…  


Bangladesh Forest Department and UNDP jointly observed International Day of Forest

Bangladesh Forest Department and UNDP Bangladesh jointly observed the International Day of Forest on 21 March, promoting this year’s theme “Forest and Sustainable Cities.”  

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