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South proposes strengthening of WTO to promote development

Geneva, Jul (D. Ravi Kanth) – India, South Africa, and seven other developing and least-developed countries on Thursday (11 July) challenged the one-sided WTO reform proposals advanced by the US and other developed countries, and tabled, for the General Council, their own proposal for “strengthening the WTO to promote development and inclusivity.” In a five-page proposal submitted to the General ... Read More »

Queen Maxima in Dhaka to promote financial services access

Dhaka, July 9 (UNB) – UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) Queen Maxima arrived here on Tuesday evening to promote people’s access to financial services in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is currently developing a national strategy to improve people’s access to financial services. In Bangladesh, only 36 percent of women have bank accounts, compared to 65 percent of ... Read More »

UNDP, Norway sign deal to promote harmony in Cox’s Bazar

Dhaka, May 16 (UNB) – The Norwegian government on Thursday signed an agreement with UNDP for the period 2019-2021 showing its strong commitment to foster peace and harmony in Rohingya camps and host communities in Cox’s Bazar district. Sidsel Bleken, Norwegian Ambassador to Bangladesh and Sudipto Mukerjee, Resident Representative, UNDP Bangladesh signed the agreement worth 6.5 million Norwegian Kroner on ... Read More »

Bill in US Congress seeking to promote fair polls in Bd

William R Keating, a Republican lawmaker submitted a resolution on December 6 which was then referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. The lawmaker has sought the Congress to ask the US government to promote free, fair, transparent, and credible elections in Bangladesh, according to a news published in different news media. Read More »