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  • How the SDG costing exercise can help meet the targets

    The Sustainable Develop-ment Goals (SDGs) are some ambitious development objectives with a total of 17 goals with 169 targets spanning economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.

  • End disparities

    A citizen's platform yesterday called for an end to discrimination and ensuring equal access of all to economic and social

  • PM for Speakers' role in SDGs

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the speakers and parliamentarians of South Asia for allocating budgets to enable the countries for the full implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Parliaments of S Asia must work jointly

    Collaboration between the national parliaments is crucial to advancing a poverty-free South Asia in pursuance of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Speakers of South Asian countries said yesterday at a summit in the city.

  • The transformation to a more sustainable and just world begins now

    Deadly conflicts, horrific terrorist attacks and a worsening global humanitarian crisis have dominated 2015. Yet this year also saw a number of major international breakthroughs, most recently with the Climate Agreement in Paris. But for these agreements to bring us closer to a more peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world, 2016 must be all about action and implementation.

  • Promises or Rhetoric: Climate change and SDG

    Without changing the development paradigm, these expensive conferences, goals and agreements will only result in failure. Development must not be reduced to 'growth', and 'construction'.

  • Paris has to end with a firm decision

    Present development model is not an option anymore: it is as unfair as it is unjust, and left unchecked will take us to an irreversible process of self-destruction.

  • Global Goals and Persons with Disabilities

    An estimated one billion people with disabilities that constitute 15 percent of the world's population may have something to be...

  • Bangladesh to surprise world in SDGs too, says PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh is committed to leading by example again in case of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as it surprised the world with its achievements in MDGs.

  • SDGs reflect universal aspirations

    The world has adopted a bold new agenda to end poverty and preserve the planet. The ambitious 15 year plan, adopted unanimously by 193 member states of the UN, comes with great challenges...

  • SDGs belong to everyone

    A key area Bangladesh can already begin working on is preparing an institutional arrangement that reflects the integrated approach necessary to implement the SDGs.