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    Youth consultation on skills in post-Covid era held

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:06am on July 16, 2021

    To mark the World Youth Skills Day 2021, the United Nations Development Programme, Grameenphone Ltd and Youth Policy Forum have jointly organised a virtual consultation...

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    Tania appointed Bank Asia director

    | Updated at 10:35pm on April 08, 2021

    Tania Nusrat Zaman has recently been appointed director of Bank Asia, said a press release. She began her career in 1987 as a young professional...

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    Bangladesh ranks 133 in HDI moving two notches up

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:22pm on December 21, 2020

    Bangladesh has moved up two notches in the traditional Human Development Index to 133 compared to last year, said a new report on Monday...

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    Rabab Fatima elected VP of UN bodies executive board

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:20am on December 08, 2020

    Bangladesh’s permanent representative to the United Nations ambassador Rabab Fatima had been elected as the vice-president of the UNDP, UNFPA, and UNOPS executive board. This...

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    Young Bangla, UNDP, NHRC start campaign for women’s safety

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:21pm on October 14, 2020

    Centre for Research and Information’s youth platform Young Bangla in collaboration with Human Rights Programme-UNDP, and the National Human Rights Commission has set out on...

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    Pandemic pushes 47m more female population into poverty: Study

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:26pm on September 03, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic will push 47 million more women and girls below the poverty line, reversing decades of progress to eradicate extreme poverty, according to...

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    COVID-19 to cause first human development fall: UNDP

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:16pm on May 21, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is expected to cause a decline in human development for the first time since it started being measured, the United Nations Development...

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    Environment policy a must to meet SDGs: expert

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:22am on September 09, 2019

    UNDP Human Development Report Office’s former director Selim Jahan on Sunday said that Bangladesh needed a comprehensive policy on environmental development for sustainable growth...

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    Capable village courts stressed for quick resolution of disputes

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    Government officials at inaugural function of a training course on Friday stressed the need for enhancing capabilities of the people involved with conducting activities of...