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02 May 2013
Head of DFID mission in Bangladesh Sarah Cooke and UNDP Country Director Pauline Tamesis made a joint visit to a UPPR community on 28 April to observe and better understand the urban challenges the poor face in slums as well as UPPR’s integrated approach to address urban poverty.
25 Apr 2013
As part of South-South cooperation initiative a team of high level dignitaries from Gambia National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) met Mohammad Abdul Qayyum, NPD, CDMPII and Tarik-ul-Islam, Assistant Country Director of UNDP with other CDMP professionals on 20th April 2013.
25 Apr 2013
Statement by Pauline Tamesis, Country Director, UNDP Bangladesh
11 Apr 2013
Bangladesh’s remarkable progress in achieving a number of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), including the reduction of poverty, primary school enrolment and maternal health, could be the foundation for an exceptional performance across all indicators by 2015, speakers said at an MDG roundtable on Thursday.
07 Apr 2013
The Bangladesh Forest Department, with the support of UNDP and FAO, held a national workshop at CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka, to share and discuss the progress of the national Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) Readiness Roadmap in Bangladesh.
05 Apr 2013
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners in Bangladesh are today observing the milestone of 1,000 days to the end of 2015 – the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
16 Mar 2013
Civil Society groups have identified the rise of extreme poverty and inequality in cities as a threat to achieving the goals of inclusive and sustainable urbanization.
15 Mar 2013
Rapid human development progress in Bangladesh, India and other South Asian nations is helping drive a historic shift in global dynamics. Hundreds of millions of people are rising out of poverty and billions more are poised to join the South’s fast-growing middle class, says the 2013 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday.
29 Jan 2013
Bangladesh won second place in an annual United Nations Development Programme competition, with a story that highlights the success of the country’s poverty alleviation efforts, with a specific focus on the contributions that destitute women have made in the economic sphere.
21 Jan 2013
A three-member Nordic parliamentarians group arrived in Bangladesh today to visit initiatives that bear witness to the remarkable strides the country has made in its development indicators, especially in the Millennium Development Goals.
11 Jan 2013
People across the country are enduring the severest cold wave in the last 45 years and may experience two more chilly spells in the current month. The mercury hit 45 year low on 10th Jan 2013, with the minimum temperature recorded at 3 degrees Celsius in Saidpur.
17 Dec 2012
Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh Project took part in LGED`s Victory Day Fair by having a resourceful and decorative stall at the LGED premises in Agargoan.
09 Dec 2012
Bangladesh Mission by Mr. Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs (6-9 December 2012)
Mr. Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, visited Bangladesh from 6 to 9 December 2012 at the request of the Secretary-General of the United Nations. He was accompanied by Mr. Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh, Mr. Craig Jenness, Director of the Electoral Assistance Division, and Mr. Hitoki Den, Team Leader for South Asia in the Asia and the Pacific Division, of the Department of Political Affairs.
02 Dec 2012
15th Anniversary of the CHT Accord Signing; Policy Dialogue on CHT Accord: Achievements, lessons learnt and the Way Forward
Statement by Mr. Stefan Priesner, UNDP Country Director
29 Oct 2012
Asia’s cities are central to the world’s battle against climate change. With the dual challenges of supporting the urban poor to adapt and reduce emissions, cities hold the keys to a sustainable and inclusive future. This was the message from a meeting of Mayors and Senior Officials from 10 city governments across Asia hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).
18 Sep 2012
Speech by Mr. Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative
03 Sep 2012
Speech by Robert Juhkam, DCD (P), UNDP Bangladesh.
11 Aug 2012
Youth in Bangladesh contribute to developing their communities for the achievement of national development
Today a dialogue with youth was held at the University of Dhaka to celebrate the International Youth Day and to commemorate the millions of youth in Bangladesh contributing for a better future. This year’s theme, Building a Better World: Partnering with Youth, comes after the Rio+20 Conference, where the role of youth in peace and development activities was strongly acknowledged and considered paramount in the post-2015 agenda.
21 Jun 2012
Rio de Janeiro: Efforts by Bangladesh to introduce green technology in the brick industry, the country’s largest stationary source of greenhouse gas emissions, are getting global recognition at the Rio+20 Summit which kicked off in Brazil on Wednesday.
09 Jun 2012
Speech by Mr. Neal Walker, UNDP Resident Representative
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- Economic Relations Division of Ministry of Finance of Bangladesh is organizing a two-day workshop titled “National Implementing Entity (NIE) Accreditation Process: Getting Bangladesh Ready for the Green Climate Fund” on 28-29 January in Dhaka as part of preparing Bangladesh to get direct access to the Green Climate (GCF). Mr Abul Maal A. Muhith MP, Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, was present at the inaugural session of the workshop. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was established in 2010, under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The fund will be available for member countries in coping with and adapting to the effects of climate change. A target was set for this fund to reach US$ 200 billion by 2020. 4 hours ago
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