Norway's development cooperation in Bangladesh centres around three focus areas: 1) Climate and Disaster Preparedness, 2) Good Governance and Human Rights, 3) Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality

Photo: UNDP Bangladesh.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dhaka has signed a Cost-Sharing Agreement with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bangladesh on Sunday 11 July 2010 for supporting the Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP) of the Government of Bangladesh (GoB). Under the Agreement UNDP Bangladesh will receive 100 million Norwegian Kroner (USD 16 million) over a five years period of 2010-2014. Read more

Khanam and Støfring signing the agreement

On Monday 28 June 2010, Ms. Ingebjørg Støfring, Ambassador of Norway to Bangladesh, and Ms. Ayesha Khanam, President of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) signed a new contract of cooperation. Under this contract, Norway will provide financial grant not exceeding 35 million Norwegian Kroner to BMP over five year period from 2010 to 2014 for supporting the BMP’s Project entitled “Promotion and... Read more