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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…  

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  

Young entrepreneurs to build startup ecosystems for SDGs

Youth Co:Lab aims to establish a common agenda for countries in the Asia-Pacific region to empower and invest in youth  

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