Bangladesh
2017 National Voluntary Reviews at the High-level Political Forum
Focal point
Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations
820, 2nd Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY-10017
Phone-212-867-3434
Fax- 2129724038
Email: Bangladesh@un.int, bdpmny@gmail.com
Documents & Reports

National Reports
Report Topics covered Process
National Report - Bangladesh Rio+20;

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where Bangladesh is listed as a partner in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform.
Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)

The best opportunity to slow the rate of near-term warming globally and in sensitive regions such as the Arctic is by cutting emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) – most notably methane, black carbon and some hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Widespread reductions, which complement the need for aggressive global action on carbon dioxide, contribute significantly to the goal of limiting warming to less than two degrees. Reducing SLCPs can also advance national priorities such as protecting air quality and public health, promoting food security, enhancing energy efficiency, and alleviat...[more]

Partners
111 Partners, 50 State and REIO, 16 IGO and 45 NGO partners (as of April 2016). Full list: http://ccacoalition.org/en/partners
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Development of the strategic road corridors will be planned in coordination with the development of the railway and inland waterway networks to ensure that the most appropriate mode is used for the movement of people and goods

To achieve integration between transportation and land use development, the Government intends to created a unified authority responsible for land use and transportation systems The formulation of the most efficient plan and the creation of a new authority will not be enough, what is most essential is the political will and determination of the Government supported by the people’s commitment. The Government will create systems such that the climate will be amendable to encourage the public to participate in the policy drafting and co...[more]

Partners
Ministry of Communications Bangladesh
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Nansen Initiative

It aims to set in place back-stopping measures that address the needs of people and communities who are displaced from the impacts of natural hazards and the adverse effects of climate change within, and across borders.To reach this goal technical assistance and capacity building can provide the basis to increase the required awareness from the community to the political level and complement and strengthen national adaptation policy. In the event that displacement occurs, government will have institutionalised safe-guard measures that protect people who are displaced and the receiving communit...[more]

Partners
The Nansen Initiative: The Steering Group is composed of national governments who initiates, hosts, oversees and steers the Nansen Initiative process and is co-chaired by the Governments of Norway and Switzerland. Member states to the group include Australia, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Germany, Kenya, Mexico, and the Philippines in addition to the co-chair countries, Norway and Switzerland. ...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)

Scaling Up Nutrition, or SUN, is a Movement, led by countries, committed to the understanding that good nutrition is the best investment of the future. The political leaders of SUN countries agree to engage all sectors of central and local governments in efforts to improve nutrition. Their governments establish priorities and plans which are backed by different stakeholders – including civil society, the United Nations system, development partners, business enterprises and researchers. SUN Countries are putting the right policies in place, collaborating with partners to implement programs wi...[more]

Partners
Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger Nigeria, Pakistan, Perù, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, South Sudan, Tajik...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Strengthening Women’s Ability for Productive New Opportunities (SWAPNO) in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, women are often employed at the lower end of the productivity scale. Labor force participation of rural women in Bangladesh is only 36.4% against 83.3% of men. Creating employment and income generating opportunities for women and enhancing women’s access to social protection will help to reduce gender inequality and women’s poverty and vulnerability. The SDG Fund JP is being implemented in the regions of focus in the Kurigram district in the Northwest and Satkhira district in the coastal belt, regions strongly affected by seasonal hunger and high incidences of extreme poverty d...[more]

Partners
UN Lead Agency: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UN Participating Organizations: International Labour Organization (ILO) Local Partners: Local Government Division, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperative, Government of Bangladesh; District Administration, Sub-District Councils, Union Parishads (lowest administrative tier of local government), Partner NGO-Eco-So...[more]
Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable Development at Grass-roots

The partnership between Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSPI) and the Government of Bangladesh represented by the Governance Innovation Unit (GIU) has been formalized by a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in August 2015. GIU monitors the performances of the other ministries through Annual Progress Agreement (APA) which is working on incorporating SDG indicators along with the existing key performance indicators. CUSPI in this partnership is aiming at providing technical support to GIU, providing training and education to the government officials from different mini...[more]

Partners
Governance Innovation Unit (GIU), Prime Minister Office of Bangladesh, Ministry of Public Administration, Bangladesh Rural Development Board and Cutrin University Sustainability Policy Institute of Australia
Sustainable Development Goals
Statements
22 Jun 2012
20 Apr 2005
12 Apr 2005
12 Apr 2005
29 Apr 2004