Bangladesh News

THP-Bangladesh Secures Local Government Commitment to MDG Achievement

Bangladesh Board Report Oct 2013

THP-Bangladesh has establisehd partnerships with 24 more communities who became part of the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) unions, committed to ahieveing the MDGs at the local level. THP-Bangladesh also held meetings across the country, engaging over 34,000 community members, on the topic of stopping early marriages and launched a pilot program to provide youth with tools and opportunities for building professional skills.

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Building Participatory Democracy from the Bottom Up in Rural Bangladesh


In May 2013, The Hunger Project-Bangladesh launched a two-year project, supported by the United Nations Democracy Fund, to build the capacity of both the elected local government bodies known as Union Parishads and grassroots civil society to work together to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

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THP-Bangladesh Ensures Stronger Governance, Partnerships and Goals for Community Development

Bangladesh report to the Global Board 2013

In the last half of 2012, THP-Bangladesh mapped out clear goals for community development, ensured good governance in 80 Union Parishads (local government bodies), reported stronger partnerships and celebrated National Girl Child Advocacy Day, the 4th National Convention of the Unleashed Women Network, and the 15th National Youth Conference.

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