Raising Young Voices Apr 16, 2015
Success through Coordination: Harmonizing Laws in the Chittagong Hill TractsApr 9, 2015In addition to its mountainous terrain and extensive ethnic diversity, the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) is unique to Bangladesh due to its complex layer of administrative arrangements.
UNDP supports Government of Bangladesh to showcase the country's achievements Mar 12, 2015The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Several thousand participants are expected, including at related events linked to the World Conference under the umbrella of building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters.
UNDP Assistant Secretary General lauds climate change resilience and urban poverty reduction efforts of BangladeshOct 26, 2014Visiting Assistant Secretary General and Director at the Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy of UNDP Mr Michael O’Neill commended Bangladeshi people’s resilience especially in adapting to climate change and fighting with urban poverty while visiting UNDP supported projects in Barguna and Dhaka.
UNDP observes Word Habitat DayOct 21, 2014
Connecting for Good, Connecting for AllSep 21, 2014On Sunday, 21 September Bangladesh hosted the annual Social Good Summit 2014 at the Bangabandhu International Convention Center where a vibrant dialogue took place on how technology, innovation and new media can be used to make the world a better place.
A winning partnership Sep 17, 2014The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) jointly organized a celebratory event to mark the 40th Anniversary of Bangladesh’s Membership to the United Nations. The event was held on Wednesday 17 September 2014, at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium, Dhaka.
Bangladesh continues to be a role model in MDG achievementSep 7, 2014MDG Bangladesh Progress Report 2013 launched
Indigenous Peoples Day 2014 CelebratedAug 9, 2014The International day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was celebrated all over Bangladesh by the indigenous peoples and the civil society. The main event was held at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on August 9, 2014.
Bangladesh Moves Forward - Human Development Report 2014 released Jul 24, 2014For some officials in the government and development organisation sectors, the day was more auspicious as they were part of an elaborate launch of the ‘Human Development Report 2014’, jointly organised by the Economic Relations Division (ERD) and UNDP Bangladesh.
UNDP Bangladesh on Facebook
- BBC's story says that UNDP Bangaldesh's Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction Project has helped more than 800,000 households to join roughly 2,500 community development committees, which are mostly led by women. 166,000 households are now accessing improved water sources while 143,000 households have new toilets. Over 90% of households report being satisfied with these improvements. More than 88,000 extremely poor women have been supported to set up their own businesses through small enterprise grants. 376,000 households now participate in savings and credit groups with more than $5m of savings and $3.7m worth of loans at the end of 2012. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33308274 Thursday AT 03:25 AM
- We are pleased to share BBC's stories with you which are focused on successful achievements of Millennium Development Goals and UNDP Bangladesh's initiatives to reduce urban poverty. UNDP Bangladesh is grateful to BBC for their relentless efforts to showcase our commitment to poverty reduction and making our works visible to the citizens of the world. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33337787 Thursday AT 03:01 AM
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