Centre for Research and Information (CRI) has published four booklets highlighting four important areas of development in Bangladesh which have taken place over the last six years. They relate to namely: Bangladesh’s successes in achieving the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the country’s steps to ensure education for all, empowering women and the commitment to keeping global peace and security.
With the international community about to meet in New York, USA to agree on the next set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) in a few days time following the UN General Assembly, we thought it apt to focus on the progress Bangladesh has made regarding the previous set of internationally agreed development goals at this point.
1. Facing the MDGs Challenge: The Bangladesh Story – This publication looks at the successes Bangladesh has achieved as regards fulfilling the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the challenges which lie ahead;
2. Bangladesh: Education for All – This publication looks at the various steps and efforts undertaken to ensure education for all in Bangladesh, in the primary, secondary, higher secondary, tertiary and vocational levels;
3. Bangladesh: Empowering Women- This publication looks at the multifaceted efforts implemented by Bangladesh in empowering its women, politically, socially, economically and legally.
4. Bangladesh: Combating Terrorism Ensuring Peace – This publication looks at the crucial role Bangladesh is playing on the global stage in combating terrorism and violent extremism and leading the international peacekeeping efforts in the conflict-ridden parts of the world.
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Bangladesh Combating Terrorism Ensuring Peace
In this report, we will be looking at the commitment and results demonstrated by the current government in Bangladesh in terms of playing a crucial role in maintaining peace and security in the world and being at the forefront of the fight against terrorism and violent extremism.
Bangladesh Education for All
Since coming to power in 2009, the Awami League government in Bangladesh led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina earmarked education as a priority sector to fulfill its visions to transform the country into a knowledge based one. As a result,
Bangladesh has witnessed tremendous progress over the last six years or so in all forms of education, in particular girls’ education. The country has already received several awards and recognition from various international and national quarters for the successes in this regard. In this publication, we look at what has been done for education over the last six years under the incumbent government and the outcomes such initiatives has achieved.
Bangladesh Empowering Women
Since assuming office in 2009, the Awami League government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has initiated various programmes and projects for the development of women. Women’s development and empowerment form a crucial aspect of the government’s overall vision. The Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-2015) of the Bangladesh government, considers women’s engagement in political and economic activities as a cross-cutting issue and one of the main drivers of transformation.
Facing the MDG Challenge-The Bangladesh Story
Since 2009, under the Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has achieved enviable progress in achieving the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).