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February 12, 2015

Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement AID-15-004 – FSN Internship Opportunity, Office of Democracy & Governance

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Bangladesh is seeking applications from qualified university students for the position of Intern in the Office of Democracy & Governance.

The Office of Democracy and Governance at USAID/Bangladesh manages programs to promote effective and democratic governance, protects human rights, works with political parties and civil society to create space for peaceful political expression, ensure transparence and accountability in public institutions, legislative strengthening, improve elections, enhance the transparency and accountability of government, combat trafficking in persons, and strengthening the capacity of local governments to respond to citizen needs. The office works with Bangladeshi partners in government, other development agencies and civil society and making significant investment in Bangladesh Democracy and Governance sector. The office is staffed with American and Bangladeshi experts in various disciplines of democratic development.


Image of family at Smiling Sun health clinic in Dhaka, Bangladesh
June 10, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) have joined together to make quality healthcare more widely available for poor families through the Smiling Sun network of health clinics. 

June 4, 2014

Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement 14-AID-001 – Project Management Specialist (Environment & M&E)

May 22, 2014

Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement - Senior Agriculture Development Advisor, GS-14

April 23, 2014

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the building collapse at Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh that claimed over 1,100 lives and injured thousands more – the worst industrial disaster in the history of the garment industry. Like the Triangle Shirtwaist disaster in the United States over one hundred years ago, Rana Plaza, and the Tazreen factory fire that preceded it in November 2012, have become potent symbols of the significant and unnecessary risks that many workers are still forced to take in order to earn a living and support their families. As we mourn the victims, we are again called to action so that tragedies like Rana Plaza and Tazreen never happen again.

Photo of local girls' dance troupe in Rangpur, Bangladesh performing at gender and development fair.
April 10, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur concluded a joint three-day event dedicated to promoting women’s rights. Held from April 8-10, the Gender and Development Fair provided a platform for local leaders, university students, and the people of Rangpur to commemorate the economic and social contributions of women in Bangladesh.  


Last updated: February 12, 2015

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