Millennium Development Goals

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

None gagged from speaking on TV: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called for taking effective initiatives to ensure that international commitments are appropriately met for the implementation of the UN-adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Disaster management in Bangladesh: Reducing vulnerabilities

Bangladesh experienced over 200 natural disasters since 1980, leaving a total death toll of approximately 200,000 people and causing economic loss worth nearly $17 billion.

December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015

Focus on the Ability

Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the United Nations (UN) in 2000 could hardly fulfil its pledge to ensure the rights of people with disabilities.

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

China pledges $2bn for developing world

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledges to establish a $2bn (£1.3bn) fund to assist developing countries and to significantly increase investment.

September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015

Significant progress on MDG

Bangladesh has made commendable achievements on several Millennium Development Goals (MDG) set by the United Nations in the year 2000.

July 9, 2015
July 9, 2015

We hope that we will be able to help Bangladesh realise its full potential: Robert D. Watkins

In an exclusive interview with The Daily Star, Robert D. Watkins, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Bangladesh talks to Amitava Kar about some development ideas for Bangladesh.