United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP provides $1.5m to help the urban poor stay home

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Bangladesh government, is rolling out $1.5 million in emergency food support for 50,000 extremely poor urban families.

May 11, 2020
May 11, 2020

UNHCR, UNDP extend deal with Myanmar over return of Rohingyas

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), today extended its tripartite deal with Myanmar for improving conditions in Rakhine state for Rohingyas to return and live with other communities.

April 7, 2020
April 7, 2020

UNDP provides $1.5m to help the urban poor stay home

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Bangladesh government, is rolling out $1.5 million in emergency food support for 50,000 extremely poor urban families.

April 1, 2020
April 1, 2020

UNDP and United Group join forces to deliver food directly to those in need

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Enterprises & Co Ltd (UECL) or more popularly known as United Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) promising to deliver food to doorsteps of those in need during and after the coronavirus pandemic.

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

Human Development Index: Bangladesh moves up a notch

Bangladesh climbed up a spot to 135 among 189 countries in the 2019 human development index, according to a report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Rohingya repatriation: UNHCR, UNDP signs extension of MoU with Myanmar

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed extension of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Myanmar for one year aimed at creating conducive conditions for voluntary and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingya from Bangladesh.

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

UNDP to give $10m for remote communities

UNDP has approves US $10 million fund for the development of Bangladesh’s vulnerable communities of small islands and charlands islands.

September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018

What the HDI says about Bangladesh

It is good that Bangladesh has climbed up three spots—from 139 to 136—in the Global Human Development Index (HDI) 2017, according to the Human Development Report of the United Nations Development Programme. This again illustrates the tremendous progress we have made over the past years as a nation.

September 16, 2018
September 16, 2018

Germany to provide 1.1m euro for dev project in Cox’s Bazar

Germany is to provide 1.1 million euro for implementation of Support to Community Stabilisation and Resilience project in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar.

June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018

UNDP, UNHCR to sign MoU with Myanmar on Rohingya repatriation

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) agrees on text of a Memorandum of Understaning (MoU) with Myanmar government to support the creation of conditions for the return of Rohingya refugees.

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

MoU signed between UNDP, Unilever for SDGs

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bangladesh signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Unilever Bangladesh for joint collaborations toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.