The municipal bodies must take water supply as their mandatory function more seriously and draw up a medium-term plan to bring 100 percent of urban population under a piped water supply network by 2030.
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.”
Such projects are enabling corruption and incompetence
The leaders of 193 countries adopted the Sustainable Development Goals on September 25, 2015 following a long spell of extensive discussions and debates.
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.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 are reported to be receiving serious attention from the government and civil society in Bangladesh.
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.
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'.
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.