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2018 press releases

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change supports green refrigerators in Bangladesh: Government, UNDP and WALTON join hands to save Ozone Layer

The initiative will see the phasing out of HFCs from refrigerators and air conditioners, which contribute to global warming  

Government and UNDP to make transformational changes for women vulnerable to climate change

The $33m project will benefit almost 7 lac people from the disaster prone Satkhira and Khulna districts with a focus on women and adolescent girls  

Success of SDGs lies in proper monitoring and evaluation

Proper knowledge management among government officials to track the data on SDGs implementation is essential for better monitoring and evaluation about the progress  

Govt takes new HCFC phase-out plan to protect ozone layer

The government has taken HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (Stage-II) aiming to phase out the ozone depleting substances (ODSs) and help protect the planet’s ozone layer  

Effective work planning and monitoring key for fruitful project results: ERD officials

The consensus was reached in a training, held in line with UNDP’s commitment to democratic governance, aiming to increase knowledge Project Planning and Management systems.  

Roadmap for responsible consumption and production in 10 years

The 10-year framework of programme on sustainable consumption and production (SDG12) to be put in place by 2020 to promote green and sustainable development in Bangladesh  

Inclusive business models for safe water

Bangladesh is among the vulnerable zones that encounter safe water challenges not just in terms of quantity but obviously in quality  

Establishing human rights key for inclusive social progress towards SDGs

Bangladesh constitution entails the UN charter for human rights that ensures basic rights for all.  

Climate Change Responsive Investment in Disaster Management

UNDP-Bangladesh in partnership with Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) organized a Strategic Planning Workshop titled as the ‘Scoping of Climate Change Responsive Investment in MoDMR’,…  

Digital Bangladesh needs digitally educated younger generation - Mayor, Chattogram at Digital Khichuri Challenge

Among eight teams, “Are You Serious,” won the first prize of Digital Khichuri Challenge, Chattogram version, worth USD 5000, for their idea on addressing the issue of racism with comedy.  

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