Strengthening Institutional Capacity for SDGs Achievement in Bangladesh (SC4SDG)

Strengthening Institutional Capacity for SDGs Achievement in Bangladesh (SC4SDG)”, is a multi-year initiative to support the Government of Bangladesh. This is the successor of 'Support to Sustainable and Inclusive Planning (SSIP)' and 'Engaging with Institutions (EI)', IP project and aims at providing technical assistance in the formulation of evidence-based policy formulation, implementation, localization, financing, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and outreach of SDGs in Bangladesh.

OBJECTIVE

The Human Rights Programme aims to strengthen justice and human rights institutions to better serve and protect the rights of all citizens, including women and vulnerable groups. Particularly, the objectives of the programme is to build the capacity of key human rights actors through collaboration and cooperation to advocate for and promote human rights for the most vulnerable communities in Bangladesh.

AREA OF WORK

Strengthened capacity of the National Human Rights Commission to deliver on its mandate;

Enhanced capacity of civil society and community based organisations to engage in human rights advocacy and awareness raising;

Enhanced capacity of law enforcement agencies, in particular police, on human rights issues;

Strengthened capacity of national stakeholders to better protect and promote women’s rights;

Strengthened capacity of national stakeholders to better protect and promote the rights of ethnic minorities;

KEY RESULTS

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) can more effectively deliver on its mandate;

CSO/CBOs raise human rights awareness and promote a human rights culture; Law enforcement, in particular the police, upholds and promotes human rights; NHRC and national stakeholders better protect and promote women’s rights;

NHRC and national stakeholders better protect and promote the rights of ethnic minorities.

Impact

START DATE

January 2020

END DATE

December 2023

STATUS

Ongoing

PROJECT OFFICE

Bangladesh

IMPLEMENTING PARTNER

United Nations Development Programme

DONORS

Austrian Development Agency

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

UNDP AS MA_POOLED FUNDS

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO

UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME

TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS

$3,194,721

DELIVERY IN PREVIOUS YEARS

2020$760,272

2021$884,498

2022$1,076,357

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