Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Shamim A Mridha’s Eco-Network wins the Diana Award

Shamim Ahmed Mridha is one such young and motivated individual whose network of environmentally aware people has won him The Diana Award. The award is presented by the Diana Award Org, which according to their website, honours a cohort of “20 outstanding young leaders, visionaries and role models from across the world who have demonstrated their ability to inspire and mobilise new generations to service their communities, as Princess Diana believed they could.”

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

How long will poor execution of projects be tolerated?

Such projects are enabling corruption and incompetence

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.

October 4, 2017
October 4, 2017

Tackling the learning deficit

Our society has quantified the education process so enthusiastically that we have forgotten to consider the risks of the regressive models of rote memorisation and lack of conceptualisa-tion across almost all subjects being taught at public schools.

March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017

An accountable government can realise the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 are reported to be receiving serious attention from the government and civil society in Bangladesh.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

Promises or Rhetoric: Climate change and SDG

Without changing the development paradigm, these expensive conferences, goals and agreements will only result in failure. Development must not be reduced to 'growth', and 'construction'.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

Paris has to end with a firm decision

Present development model is not an option anymore: it is as unfair as it is unjust, and left unchecked will take us to an irreversible process of self-destruction.

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.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Global Goals and Persons with Disabilities

An estimated one billion people with disabilities that constitute 15 percent of the world's population may have something to be...

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Sustainable businesses for a sustainable world

THE ratification of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals that will be the world's roadmap for development over the next 15 years is an important...