Sustainable Development Goals

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

National Girl Child Day: No country for our daughters

Although Sustainable Development Goals target ending abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against children by 2030, Bangladesh is yet to go a long way in this regard.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

World Contraception Day 2022: Reclaiming the reputation of Bangladesh

A woman’s right to choose the number, timing and spacing of children is basic. Contraception is an integral part of decision-making.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Of public schools and their woes

As the new fiscal year is set to begin, will the state of public schools remain unchanged?

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).

April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019

Bangladesh-UK for long-term commitment to SDGs

Bangladesh and the United Kingdom reiterate their long-term commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals.

January 14, 2019
January 14, 2019

SDGs and grim global realities

In recent times the development discourse all over the world has been heavily influenced by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set up by the United Nations in 2015 for the year 2030.

September 24, 2018
September 24, 2018

SDGs: Three years on, where do we stand?

The leaders of 193 countries adopted the Sustainable Development Goals on September 25, 2015 following a long spell of extensive discussions and debates.

December 6, 2017
December 6, 2017

Govt urged to collaborate with pvt sector for SDG implementation

Speakers at the "Citizen's Conference on SDGs in Bangladesh" have urged the government to ensure its partnership with private sector, civil society and NGOs to implement programmes to achieve the sustainable development goals, set by the United Nations.

October 4, 2017
October 4, 2017

The long road to better health

Public health expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) is only 0.8 percent in Bangladesh which is one of the lowest in South Asia.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

Be generous to poorer nations

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the developed countries, including the G7 nations, to be more gracious in transfer of technology, mobilising resource and building capacity of the poor countries to overcome the challenges of implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).