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SOUTH SUDAN / BANGLADESHI FORCES

This week a team of Bangladesh Force Marine Unit  deployed to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, started their work along the Nile. UNMISS

24 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / CHILDREN REPORT WRAP

The global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged in its new 15-year development roadmap, the UN Children's Fund  warned today. UNICEF / FILE

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / BAY OF BENGAL

There has been a sharp increase in the number of people being smuggled across the Bay of Bengal, according to a new report by the United Nations Refugee Agency. UNTV CH  

8 May 2015 | Read More »

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 »

 

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