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Promoting Peaceful, Inclusive and Sustainable Responses to the Rohingya Crisis

Bangladeshi religious leaders and actors, government policymakers, academics, civil society and United Nations representatives discussed ways to promote dialogue and social cohesion in Cox’s Bazar…  


CLIMATE FINANCING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Budget Report 2018-19

Climate Financing for Sustainable Development: Budget Report 2018-19 is the second annual climate budget report of Bangladesh. It aims to give a snapshot of the climate change relevant allocations of…  


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.”  


Digital Literacy for Progressive and Tolerant Bangladesh- ICT State Minister

Digital literacy among young people is crucial to make Bangladesh progressive and tolerant, said State minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak at “Digital Khichuri Challenge” follow-up event,…  



"Local Level Planning and Budgeting for Climate Change: The Story of Deluti Union"

Eighty percent of the landmass under Deluti Union is within 1.75 meters above sea level. Rivers run through with its waters pounding onto the banks, making river erosion the greatest environmental…  


Sexual and reproductive health support for Rohingya and flood affected women

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), under a joint initiative of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the government of China, handed over sexual and reproductive health kits for…  


Localizing Climate Fiscal Framework: Visit to Deluti Union Parishad

A team of government officials along with representatives from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) visited Deluti Union Parishad of Paikgacha Upazila in Khulna District  


Divisional Conference on the Roles and Responsibilities of Local Administration in Activating Village Court

Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh Phase II (AVCB II) and Office of the Divisional Commissioner, Khulna jointly organized a Divisional Conference in Khulna on 20 January 2018  


Ranukhi, a woman with disability suffered during the flood, smiling in the end

Ranukhi 28, has a walking disability. She lives with her aging parents in Nilphamari district in Northern Bangladesh, which is prone to floods. Her father is a part-time fisherman, and only earning…  

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