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Govt, UNDP and DFID joint initiative to protect 2.16m urban poor from COVID-19

The urban low-income communities in Bangladesh are exposed to high risk of infections for overcrowded living conditions with inadequate sanitation and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) facilities  


UNDP and United Group join hands for COVID-19 response

The most important thing is the coming together of two important players which share a joint commitment to respond to this [COVID-19] crisis  


Marico, UNDP reach deal

Marico Bangladesh and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a deal on Monday to extend the partnership for Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities (SWAPNO) till…  


UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change

Together with partners from across the private and public sectors, we have the ability with this campaign to connect millions of people with their governments in an innovative two-way discussion on…  


National Youth Conference- Session: SDGs and Youth

We want to create a more sustainable world, with stable economies and more just and inclusive societies. A difficult but not unattainable target if we can count on the involvement of the government,…  


A2i bags two global awards

Innovation Lab (i-Lab) of a2i, was announced the winner in ‘Citizen-Centred Innovation’ category, fending off competition from over 100 initiatives from across the globe  


City Development Must be Inclusive: BDF Speakers

The slum-dwellers keep the cities running. “They are actually the people doing all the menial jobs that otherwise no one else would be doing  


UNDP, CZM ink deal for financing SDGs

UNDP will work on exploring different financing tools with a focus on Zakat, best utilization of the Zakat fund that is aligned with the SDGs  


“South-South cooperation essential for Bangladesh to achieve SDGs by 2030”: ERD Secretary

The secretary of the Economic Relations Division of the finance ministry has stressed on opening up further to South-South cooperation as it will allow Bangladesh to take a more prominent global role…  


Resilient supply chain needed to cut economic losses from disasters

Bangladesh needs to put in place a supply chain that is resilient to natural calamities and the impacts of climate change in order to cut economic losses stemming from disasters  

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