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BANGLADESH / ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

Bangladesh has a labour force ready to produce goods for the world market. But bad roads and ports slow down exports and drive up costs.  Now, a plan to improve the transport system could pave the way to more jobs and prosperity. WORLD BANK

6 Sep 2014 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / RANA PLAZA ANNIVERSARY

One year after the global garment industry’s worst-ever industrial accident, the International Labour Organization (ILO) together with the Government of Bangladesh, employers, trade unions and the international community, are working together to address the root causes of the disaster and ensure a safe working environment for garment workers. ILO

23 Apr 2014 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / MEASLES CAMPAIGN

Bangladesh, a land of 150 million people, launched its largest ever measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign aimed at reaching 52 million children aged nine months to under 15 years to protect them against these infectious diseases. UNICEF

18 Feb 2014 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / CLEAN WATER

UNICEF and partners are installing rain water collection and storage systems to provide a clean, safe alternative to the water in Bangladeshthat, for much of the year, cannot be drunk, or even used for crops. UNICEF

31 Oct 2013 | Read More »

ILO / RANA PLAZA

Six months on from theRana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, the International Labour Organization is helping survivors develop new skills and find work. ILO  

24 Oct 2013 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH

A new UNICEF report "A Promise Renewed" examines trends in child mortality since 1990 and the opportunity to end preventable child deaths. A programme of deploying community health care workers in Bangladesh is a cost effective method of providing locally-based maternal and newborn care. UNICEF

14 Sep 2013 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / SOLAR POWER

Bangladesh has become the world's fastest growing market for solar home systems. Solar energy is not only replacing expensive fuels, it also has become a tool of social change, empowering girls and women. (WORLD BANK)

15 Aug 2013 | Read More »

ILO / BANGLADESH

The United Nations labour agency (ILO) today welcomed an agreement signed by international fashion brands and retailers, and trade unions to prevent workplace disasters and insisted action had to happen immediately on improving conditions in factories in Bangladesh. CH-UNTV

16 May 2013 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / ROHINGYA REFUGEES

Three generations on, Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh still require food assistance to get by. They have little chance to earn money as working outside the camp is not allowed. UNHCR

11 Apr 2013 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / PRIMETIME NEWS

In Bangladesh, six young people from mostly underprivileged backgrounds have been given an extraordinary opportunity. They've been trained as broadcast journalists. UNICEF

5 Mar 2013 | Read More »

 

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