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SDG

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

‘My Constituency’ app launched

A web and mobile based application titled ‘My Constituency’ has been launched today for the members of parliament (MPs) to measure the progress of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their ...

‘My Constituency’ app launched

Bangladesh's Zahin among 17 young leaders selected for SDGs

Young Leaders for the SDGs is a flagship initiative of the Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, which recognises the efforts of young people leading drives to combat the world's most ...

Bangladesh's Zahin among 17 young leaders selected for SDGs

Transgender to be included as separate gender in national census: BBS

Hijras will be included as a separate gender in the upcoming National Census to begin in January 2021

Participants of an online consultation meeting on ‘Inclusion of Hijra/Transgender community in National Census 2021’

Ending poverty by 2030 now a fading dream, says UN report

The global COVID-19 pandemic has pushed more than 250 million people to the brink of starvation and dashed hopes of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030, a UN expert said in a report published on ...

Representational image. Day labourers are out of work and are at risk of falling below the poverty line again.

Roundtable

Sustainable Development Goals: Advancing Food and Nutrition Commitments

Pre-Covid-19 outbreak, Prothom Alo and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) jointly organised a roundtable titled ‘Sustainable Development Goals: Advancing Food and Nutrition Commitments’ on ...

Roundtable organised by Prothom Alo and GAIN, 20 February 2020

‘20 per cent of the people still go to bed hungry’

The number of those going hungry has gone down considerably in Bangladesh and underweight rates have almost halved. Wasting rates are also almost half and the country was at a threshold. But there is ...

‘20 per cent of the people still go to bed hungry’

PM Hasina says Bangladesh on track to attain SDGs

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Bangladesh is already on track to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the country gained a remarkable success in the Millennium Development ...

PM Hasina says Bangladesh on track to attain SDGs

Water Poverty of Kurigram

Shamsul Alam (55) is a tea stall worker and heads a family of 7 members. He entirely depends on tube well water for drinking purpose. His wife, daughter and daughter in law collect drinking water ...

Water Poverty of Kurigram

Human rights and citizens’ duty complementary: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the government has been working to uphold the rule of law to protect human rights in the country, stressing the need for creating mass awareness about ...

Human rights and citizens’ duty complementary: PM Hasina

Young Bangladeshi business leader among 10 UN SDG Pioneers

The United Nations Global Compact has announced 10 new SDG Pioneers - young business leaders including one from Bangladesh who are doing an exceptional job to advance the Sustainable Development ...

Young Bangladeshi business leader among 10 UN SDG Pioneers
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