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Combat Cyberbullying for Digital Peace - Speakers at Peace Talk Cafe

A cyber space free from bullying and hate speech should be a human right  


From solid waste to powering the nation, first in Bangladesh

The first of its kind in Bangladesh, the initiative will be converting solid waste produced in the municipality to generate electricity that would then be supplied to the National Grid.  


Volunteers protect the community from the impact of cyclone Bulbul

Many women did not want to go to the cyclone shelter because of various prejudices and misconceptions. Female volunteers play a tremendous role in motivating them and convincing them to take shelter…  


World Tsunami Day observed to raise Tsunami awareness

Tsunami drill exercise is one of the best ways to prepare vulnerable schools for natural disasters.  


World Tsunami Day observed to raise Tsunami awareness

Tsunami drill exercise is one of the best ways to prepare vulnerable schools for natural disasters. Students, teachers, and community members were able to understand the rescue and evacuation…  


Why a national urban policy should be our top priority

Economic progress is helping Bangladesh to graduate out of the Least Developed Country (LDC) category, urban poverty and development requires significant attention  


Saving futures: Dialing 333 for life

The national helpline, which was initiated by UNDP’s Access to Information (a2i) Programme with support from the Cabinet Division, ICT Division and USAID, has until now helped to stop over 3,000 child…  


Creating a culture of innovation in Bangladesh

As the world progresses and we revel in the technology that makes our lives easier, there still remains many areas of improvement, especially in a developing country such as ours. Plastic pollution is…  


Small business grants change life of women in city slums

contribute to balanced and sustainable growth by reducing urban poverty in Bangladesh and the achievements of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 that call for ‘leaving no one behind’.  


Livelihood approach to tackle climate migration

The ICBAAR project till now has succeeded in changing lives for over 10,000 households of coastal areas, and is expected to benefit over 60,000 people who are at risk due to climate change  

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