As we move on to middle-income status and depend more on our own financial resources, the role of developed countries will need to change so that they become a genuine development “partner” rather than a “donor”.
Although Bangladesh has achieved laudable success in reducing maternal mortality, we are still far from the MDG target.
Brac Founder and Chairperson Sir Fazle Hasan Abed receives the 2015 World Food Prize for his outstanding contribution to enhance the world's production and distribution of food to those most in need.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has emphasised on an effective climate deal in the coming conference in Paris later this year to help implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for a better future of the humanity.
In spite of significant progress in economic growth, most societies these days face intractable maladies in terms of rising inequities, crime, marginalisation of the disadvantaged, denting of democratic values, falling moral standards, etc.