SDGs and Youth in Bangladesh: Present Perspectives and Future Outlook

2023-09-21T10:56:29+06:00September 1st, 2022|

The Citizen’s Platform for SGDs Bangladesh in partnership with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Bangladesh and United Nations Poverty-Environment Action is organising a day-long conference on, “SDGs and Youth in Bangladesh: Present Perspectives and Future Outlook” on 1 September 2022, in Dhaka.

Why the educated youth in Bangladesh are not getting jobs?

2023-09-21T12:32:26+06:00February 20th, 2022|

Citizen’s Platform for SDG’s, Bangladesh organised an online Ted Talk Session on Sunday, 20 February 2022. The primary objective of the session was to produce and disseminate knowledge and ideas from successful young entrepreneurs to a group of young job seekers by allowing the latter to dive deep into the emerging and dynamic demands of job markets in line with the future employment shifts

Utilise SDGs as a framework to address youth agenda

2023-09-24T13:39:11+06:00June 10th, 2021|

Although the youth at the national and local level was considered an important part of implementation and accountability in Sustainable Development Agenda-2030, it has not been implemented. The SDGs assumes that the youth will play a crucial role in the Voluntary National Review (VNR) and other related accountability processes.

বাংলাদেশের যুব সমাজ সংখ্যায় বাড়লেও কণ্ঠস্বর বাড়েনি

2023-09-24T14:24:38+06:00May 23rd, 2021|

টেকসই উন্নয়ন এজেন্ডা ২০৩০-এর বাস্তবায়ন প্রক্রিয়াকে অংশগ্রহণমূলক করার ওপর বিশেষ গুরুত্ব আরোপ করা হয়েছে। যুব সমাজকে এসডিজি বাস্তবায়ন ও জবাবদিহিতা নিশ্চিতকরণের ক্ষেত্রে জাতীয় ও স্থানীয় পর্যায়ে একটি গুরুত্বপূর্ণ অনুষঙ্গ হিসেবে বিবেচনা করা হয়েছে।

Youth Voice is Missing In Policy Process

2023-09-24T14:22:28+06:00May 23rd, 2021|

Youth make up more than a third of the national population in Bangladesh. The role of the youth has always been highly emphasized since the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) have been first conceived and Agenda 2030 has been adopted around the globe. Indicators that do not directly refer to the youth also have serious implications for the youth.

Two-thirds of youth in need did not receive support during the COVID-19 period

2023-09-24T16:32:00+06:00November 2nd, 2020|

Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh conducted an online survey among young population to get a wider understanding about the youth agenda in COVID-19 situation. 67% of the respondents despite having need did not receive any support from either government or NGOs.

Ensure better education, training & access to decent jobs for Madrasah students

2023-09-24T18:15:21+06:00November 11th, 2019|

Graduates from the Bangladeshi Madrasah education system fail to get into decent jobs. Commonly, these students get into professions that provide low income. The income of Madrasah educated family heads are similar to that of the national level. This other way indicates their low income compared to other educated family heads.

Access, information & coordination – essential to ensure public services for youth in slums

2023-09-24T18:13:06+06:00October 3rd, 2019|

Three issues need to put emphasis in order to ensure effective public service delivery for the youth living in slums. These are – access to public services availability of information on those services and effective coordination between Gos and NGOs for facilitating those services to the urban slum youth.

Plain-land Adivasi & Dalit youths are deprived of public services

2023-09-24T18:17:44+06:00August 27th, 2019|

Youth of the marginalised groups, such as plain-land Adivasi and Dalit community, are deprived of getting access to public services required for education and skill development. It will require special attention from policymakers and public service providers to enhance their facilities and to improve their condition with a view to prepare them for employment.

Today’s Youth will Lead the Path to Realise the SDGs in Bangladesh

2023-09-25T16:23:31+06:00April 2nd, 2019|

At present more than one third of the population of Bangladesh belong to the youth cohort, aged between 18-35 years. It is high time for the country to utilise this young cohort towards national development while the country is in the pursuit of realising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. If empowered and utilised properly, the youth will the lead the nation to achieve the SDGs.

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