How Hasina created a ‘Bangladesh model’

Sheikh Hasina is the longest serving prime minister of Bangladesh. She has served the country for 4 terms, now completing her fourth, for close-to 20 years. Her tenure changed the…

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This is how Bangladesh is digitalizing its judiciary

The digitalization of justice system is popularly known as e-judiciary. Bangladesh launched its across-the-board digitalization strategy, ‘Digital Bangladesh,’ in 2009 to translate the long-term development vision into action. The vision,…

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10 things which make Bangladesh tick

For Bangladesh, 50 years, the golden jubilee of independence in 2021 is a remarkable occasion to celebrate. In its early decades, the country was a test case for development because…

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All you need to know about Bangladesh’s climate prosperity plan

Bangladesh has an excellent track record in climate resilience. Climate vulnerabilities has made Bangladeshi policymakers align the climate actions with national development policies. The country’s climate action is reflected in its policies, development strategies and diplomatic charm-offensive.  (more…)

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How the promise of a newly-independent Bangladesh was hijacked by the military junta

Who was Mujib? 

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was one of the post-colonial leaders who were able to inspire people to make a fresh mark on the world map. In the 1950s and 60s, he led the challenging struggle for a democratic alternative to colonial dominance by the then West Pakistan, and subsequently for the independence of Bangladesh in 1971.  (more…)

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