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UNDP continues emergency aid to vulnerable people in Cox’s Bazar

UNDP Bangladesh continues the distribution of cash and hygiene items to a total of 11,120 households in Cox’s Bazar as the coastal district has been put under complete lockdown  


Youth come up with digital solutions to fight against COVID19 Stigma

Digital Khichuri Challenge among youth to find the solutions for addressing the stigma and discrimination faced by COVID-19, as part of its ongoing initiative to bring peace and tolerance in the…  


UNDP launches Future of Work Lab for a resilient economy

If countries, communities and households are going to have a chance to recover and get back to having a decent and sustainable means of livelihood, then the future of work must be addressed and it…  


UNDP, Healthy Bangladesh and PPRC join hands to stand beside frontliners

The waste is posing serious health threats to municipal cleaners, a key group of frontliners who have been for years looked down upon both professionally and socially.  


World Environment Day, a call for urgent action for nature’s conservation to prevent pandemic

From individual to global community, it’s everyone’s responsibility to step forward and take action to prioritize on CBD. It’s time to go green and live in harmony with nature  


DNCC and UNDP unveil Street Art to thank the COVID Frontliners

Innovative gesture to recognize and thank the frontline workers who continue to deliver essential services amidst the COVID-19 pandemic  



UNDP launches online marketplace ‘Anondomela’ to help SMEs stay afloat

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with assistance from Ekshop of a2i, today launched Anondomela, an online marketplace, via video conferencing.  


Australia and UNDP work together with Bangladesh govt in combating COVID-19

Chittagong Hill Tracts, North Bengal and Coastal region. Moreover, four City Corporations including Dhaka South, North, Chottogram and Narayangang will receive 5000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)…  


COVID-19 Recovery Must Deliver Universal Health Insurance, Safety Nets and Affordable Internet Access, Says UNDP

The report warns that a patchwork of preexisting solutions won’t work and points out that governments must coordinate with each other to hasten the recovery.  

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