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UNDP, Bangladesh Scouts launch mask distribution and awareness programme at cattle markets

the campaign will be carried out at Gabtoli, Aftabnagar and Dhupkhola cattle markets in Dhaka and two major markets of every division  


UNDP and Grameenphone launch Masterclass on World Youth Skills Day to upskill youth in post-COVID

focusing on the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills and find a lasting solution to transform the country's massive youth population into a future-ready youth dividend.  


Nationwide youth consultation held on skills in COVID era

The consultation was a part of UNDP and Grameenphone "Get Future Ready" programme to observe this year's Skills Day.  


Sweden extended its support to UNDP’s Human Rights Programme in Bangladesh

The program, which is co-funded by Sweden and Switzerland, aims to build the capacity of key human rights actors to promote human rights, with a particular focus on the most vulnerable and…  


Battle for Green: UNDP and The Daily Star launch gamified platform marking World Environment Day

where people of all ages can take up some small challenges, earn some incentives while going through them, and pledge to the cause of protecting and safeguarding the environment.  


Vulnerability of garment workers increased in Bangladesh due to COVID-19- Report says

The readymade garment industry employs millions of workers in Bangladesh and has contributed to the nation's development. The COVID19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the sector as malls and…  


UNDP launches Accelerator Lab in Bangladesh to support SDGs

Bangladesh Chapter of the Accelerator Labs, a new addition to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), funded by the German Cooperation and the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD)  


UNDP and Joyeeta to organise online Eid Mela for women SME entrepreneurs

Our initiative aims to ease the pressure that the Covid-19 crisis has put on these very small and largely informal entrepreneurs, at a time when most feel naturally inclined to demonstrate more social…  


Digital Khichuri Challenge winners to ensure women’s participation in digital spaces

The solutions ranged from initiatives to prevent cyberbullying of women, teenagers and transwomen, to providing support after harassment has taken place, to creating an army of online activists to…  


Mass awareness is imperative for preventing online harassment of children

online harassment into the school curriculum, awareness-raising activities involving parents, developing parental control applications, trying online child harassment cases under cybercrime tribunal…  

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