The age of ‘womenomics’ and future path

Published: April 23, 2021 21:21:21 Last month, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) produced a podcast where IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, the first woman ever to lead the US Treasury Department, celebrated International Women’s day with a conversation about the advancement of women in the field of economics. Here […]

Locally led adaptation to climate change comes of age

Locally led adaptation to climate change comes of age

The results of the Gobeshona conference were beyond expectations Two years ago the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) was set up by a group of governments led by the Netherlands and the leaders of 22 other convening countries including Bangladesh with the former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban ki-Moon as its Chair along with […]

Former US Secretary of State George Shultz dies at age 100

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REUTERS | Published: February 08, 2021 11:40:51 George Shultz, the US secretary of state who survived bitter infighting in President Ronald Reagan’s administration to help forge a new era in American-Soviet relations and bring on the end of the Cold War, died on Saturday at age 100, the California-based Hoover Institute said. A man of […]

Bangladesh set to ratify ILO’s minimum age convention for duty-free EU access

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DOULOT AKTER MALA | Published: February 07, 2021 10:00:43 | Updated: February 07, 2021 12:22:29 Bangladesh has initiated to ratify the International Labour Organisation’s minimum age convention for admission into employment with intent to secure its duty-free market access to the European Union (EU). The country expects duty-free access to the EU market after its […]