UNDP and ICT Division to launch cybersecurity awareness campaign
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh recently reached an agreement to launch a cybersecurity campaign for the youth and children in selected Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
Sudipto Mukerjee, Resident Representative of UNDP Bangladesh and Bikarna Kumar Ghosh, Managing Director of Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations recently. Senior officials from UNDP and ICT Division were also present during the signing ceremony.
Under this partnership, the UNDP-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Award on Cybersecurity Awareness would be announced to encourage and inspire the youth to combat cyber security challenges.
The ICT Division will provide US$ 5 million to implement the cybersecurity campaign for the youth and children in selected LDC countries in 5 years. The fund will be raised from the 'Golden Jubilee Bangladesh Concert' that will take place on 6th May, 2022 at the Madison Square Garden in New York, USA.