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Exhibit currently at Sufia Kamal National Public Library (Shabagh, Dhaka).

UN REACH (Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger) is a partnership between FAO, UNICEF, WFP, and WHO created to assist governments of countries with a high burden of child and maternal undernutrition to accelerate the scale-up of food and nutrition actions. Together with five donors, (EU, DFATD Canada, DFID, USAID and World Bank), UN REACH released a Common Narrative on undernutrition in order to assist the Government of Bangladesh, development partners, civil society and others in setting clear policy and programme goals and monitoring progress towards common targets. One of the document's key messages is to make nutrition a top national priority, since reducing undernutrition will lead to increased economic growth and enhance social equity. The report includes recommendations for the Government and for development partners on how to scale up nutrition in Bangladesh.

The United Nations and partners want to hear from YOU! MY World is a global survey asking you to choose your priorities for a better world. Results will be shared with world leaders in setting the next global development agenda. Tell us about the world you want, because your voice matters.
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Bangladesh Primary Education Stipends Survey

(UNICEF, 2014, Dhaka)

The State of the World's Children 2013

(UNICEF, 2013, Dhaka)

Child-Focused Budgeting Framework

(UNICEF, 2013, Dhaka)

Childrens Opinion Poll2013

(UNICEF, 2013, Dhaka)

Child Equity Atlas

(UNICEF, 2013, Dhaka)


(UN-HABITAT, 2013, Dhaka)

UN-Habitat Global Activities Report 2013

(UN-HABITAT, 2013, Dhaka)

The State of Urban Youth 2012-2013

(UN-HABITAT, 2013, Dhaka)

Preliminary Finding Men's Attitude and Practices regarding

(UNFPA, 2011, Dhaka)

WFP Bangladesh Annual Report 2011

(WFP, 2012, Dhaka)

UNESCO Country Programming Document For Bangladesh

(UNESCO, 2012, Dhaka)

Global Employment Trends 2012

(ILO, 2012, Dhaka)

UN Normative Work in Bangladesh

(United Nations, 2011, Dhaka)

UN Secretary General Visit 2011
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15 November 2011
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UNDAF Action Plan 2012-2016 Signed

Dhaka, 12 January 2012: The UNDAF Action Plan 2012-2016, the country’s first common operational plan of the UN System, was signed and endorsed by the Economic Relations Division (ERD), Ministry of Finance and the UN Country Team on 12 January 2012. Mr. Iqbal Mahmud, Secretary, ERD, signed the UNDAF Action Plan on behalf of the Government of Bangladesh and Mr. Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh, signed on behalf of the UN System. This operational plan builds on the United Nations Development Framework 2012-2016 signed on 1 June 2011, that represents UN System’s collective response to national development priorities in Bangladesh. This will serve as planning and monitoring tool, and accountability framework setting out the specific actions of the UN System Agencies including key partnerships and collaborative actions. The UN System estimates nearly USD 1.8 billion resources to deliver 56 outputs and 12 outcomes under the Action Plan.  

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Bangladesh Country Analysis

During the summer of 2010,  the UN System worked closely with the Government of Bangladesh to undertake a comprehensive joint assessment of Bangladesh’s MDG status and progress. The results are documented in the ‘MDG Progress Report 2011’ published by the General Economics Division (GED), Bangladesh Planning Commission. Given the scope and results of the assessment, the UN Country Team agreed that a separate UN Common Country Assessment (CCA) would not be required. The assessment thus served as Bangladesh’s country analysis, identifying key development challenges, as the first step in the UNDAF process.

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