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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
06 Jun 2012
While the upcoming Rio+20 summit is expected to guide future development discourse, countries like Bangladesh need to define their own green development process that will not hinder economic growth, compromise poverty reduction objectives and will conserve natural resources for environmental sustainability, said speakers during an open discussion session on “Green Development in Bangladesh: Challenges and Opportunities”. The event was jointly organized by the Department of Environment (DoE), Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at Conference Hall, Forest Department, Ban Bhaban, Agargaon.
03 Jun 2012
The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (GoB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed an agreement to implement a project titled ‘Access to Information II : E-Service Delivery for Transparency and Responsiveness’. This project is a follow-up to the erstwhile A2I project which ended in June, 2011.
18 May 2012
A two day National Judicial Workshop on Potential of ICT in Case Management and Court Administration was held on 18-19 May 2012 at Supreme Court Auditorium jointly organized by the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and UNDP Bangladesh targeting the judges of Supreme Court and Dhaka Court.
16 Mar 2012
Parliamentarians from over twenty nations unanimously identified global climate change as the greatest threat to the lives, livelihoods and welfare of their constituents, and the eco-systems that sustain them, through a unanimous declaration in Dhaka on Friday.
14 Mar 2012
Leaders from governments, international organizations, think tanks and corporations to examine solutions for global sustainability and inequality challenges, and policy choices for a better future in first UNDP Global Forum on Human Development
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