Bangladesh Government Launches its Homegrown Online Aid Portal

Economic Relations Division of the government has launched its homegrown online aid portal called Bangladesh Aid Information Management System or Bangladesh AIMS - a web based software application. The database is meant to help the government plan and budget its resources at it works towards its goal of becoming a middle-income country by 2021.

 

Honorable Finance Minister Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, MP formally unveiled the system on October 26, 2014 at a launching ceremony organized by Economic Relations Division (ERD) at the NEC Auditorium in the capital.

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Enhancing development cooperation through AIMS

In an op-ed article published in The Daily Star, ERD Secretary and LCG Co-chair Mr. Mohammad Mejbahuddin shared his views on Bangladesh’s homegrown Aid Information Management System.

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Local Consultative Group Plenary Meeting, 17 September 2014

Bangladesh Government and its Development Partners met in a Local Consultative Group (LCG) Plenary meeting on September 17, 2014. The meeting was attended by Cabinet Secretary Mr. M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan as chief guest and was co-chaired by the LCG Plenary Co-Chairs- ERD Secretary Mr. Md. Mejbahuddin and UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mr. Neal Walker.

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Mexico High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, 16 April 2014

Over 1300 participants from over 130 countries including heads of state and government, ministers, parliamentarians and leaders from international organisations, business, civil society and foundations attended the first High Level Meeting of the “Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation” that took place in Mexico City on April 15-16. Hon’ble Finance Minister Mr. Abul Maal A Muhith MP led the Bangladesh delegation in the meeting, which among others also included the Cabinet Secretary Mr. M Musharraf Hossain Bhuyan and ERD Secretary Mr. M Mejbahuddin.

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LCG WGs and Plenary Co-Chairs meeting, March 2014

Local Consultative Group (LCG) Plenary Co-Chairs and 17 Working Groups (WGs) Co-Chairs met in a series of three meetings on the last week of March 2014. ERD Secretary & LCG Plenary Co-Chair Mr. Mohammad Mejbahuddin and DFID Country Representative & LCG Plenary Co-Chair a.i. Ms. Sarah Cooke jointly chaired the meetings.

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Local Consultative Group Plenary Meeting, 11 November 2013

The Government of Bangladesh and its development partners met in an LCG Plenary Meeting for the third time this year on 11 November 2013 at the NEC Conference room of Planning Commission, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka. Hon’ble Finance Minister Mr. Abul Maal A Muhith MP graced the meeting as chief guest while Hon’ble Minister for Planning Air Vice Marshal (Retd.) A. K. Khandker MP was present as special guest. The meeting was co-chaired by ERD Secretary Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad and UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mr. Neal Walker.

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Asia Workshop on the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, 25-27 August 2013

Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, as a member of the Steering Committee for the Global Partnership, representing Asia, successfully held the “Asia Workshop on the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation: Links to the Post-2015 Development Agenda” on 25-27 August 2013.

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Local Consultative Group Plenary Meeting, 30 June 2013

LCG Plenary Meeting Called for Intense Development Collaboration

The second LCG plenary meeting of 2013 was held on 30 June, 2013 at the NEC-2 Conference Room of the Economic Relations Division (ERD). The meeting was Co- chaired by Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary, ERD and Mr. Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh.

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Local Consultative Group Plenary Meeting, 03 February 2013

The first LCG Plenary meeting of 2013 was held on 3 February at the NEC Conference Room of the Economic Relations Division (ERD). The Co-Chairs, Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Secretary ERD and Mr. Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator conducted the meeting. Hon’ble Cabinet Secretary Mr. Muhammad Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan was present in the meeting as the Special Guest and presented an overview of the National Integrity Strategy (NIS).

Local Consultative Group Plenary Meeting, 03 October 2012

The LCG Plenary Co-Chairs, Mr. Iqbal Mahmood, Senior Secretary, ERD and Mr. Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator successfully conducted the fourth round of the GoB-DP LCG Plenary meeting in this year on 03 October 2012. The meeting was organized by the Economic Relations Division in collaboration with the Development Partners. The meeting took place at NEC-2 conference room of ERD. Senior Government officials of ERD & Planning Division, HoM/HoA’s and DP representatives attended the meeting.

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Local Consultative Group Plenary Meeting, 14 June 2012

ERD Senior Secretary, Mr. Iqbal Mahmood and Co-Chair of LCG along with the newly selected Co-Chair of the LCG Plenary, Mr. Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator jointly conducted a LCG Plenary meeting, on 14 June 2012. The meeting was organized by the Economic Relations Division in collaboration with the Development Partners.