Implementation of SDGs through inter-ministerial cooperation

Dónde
Bangladesh
When
2020
Quién
Prime Minister's Office
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Goal 1: No poverty
Clause: 1.3. Implement nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all, including floors, and by 2030 achieve substantial coverage of the poor and the vulnerable
Lead Ministries/ Divisions: Lead: CD (leading the NSSS); Co-Lead: GED (as NPFP)
Associate Ministries/ Divisions: BFID; (BB), FD; ICTD; LGD; MoA; MoF; MoEWOE; MoCHTA; MoCA; MoDMR; MoE; MoFL; MoHFW; MoLE; MoLWA; MoPME; MoSW; ; SID MoWCA; MoYS; RDCD
List of Existing Policy Instrument (Acts/ Policies/Strategies etc.): * National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) of Bangladesh, 2015 * National School Meal Policy (Under Preparation)
Actions to achieve the SDG targets within 7th FYP (2016-2020): * Spending on Social Protection as a share of GDP to be increased from 2.02% of GDP in FYI5 to 2.3% of GDP by FY20 * Child grant for children of poor and vulnerable family * School stipend for all primary and secondary school going children belonging to the poor and vulnerable households * Strengthening education and training programmes to motivate the adolescent and youth * Supporting workfare programme for the unemployed poor * Programme of financial support to vulnerable women (widows, divorced, destitute, single mother, and unemployed single women) * Old Age Allowance for senior citizens who are aged 60 years and above and belong to the poor and vulnerable population * Disability benefit for children suffering from disability * Disability benefit for working age population suffering from disability * Exploring possibilities to establish a National Social Insurance Scheme (NSIS) * Supporting grants to Micro-savings for the poor & vulnerable groups.

Goal 4: Quality education
Clause: 4.7. By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture's contribution to sustainable development
Lead Ministries/ Divisions: MoE
Associate Ministries/ Divisions: MoE; MoI; LGD; MoR; RTHD; MoEF; MoCHTA; BFID (BB); SID
List of Existing Policy Instrument (Acts/ Policies/Strategies etc.): National Skill Development Policy 2011;
Actions to achieve the SDG targets within 7th FYP (2016-2020): building e-learning infrastructure, i.e., one school, one computer lab, smart class room with e-learning facilities * ICT education * ICT-based education * vocational ICT training facilities for the youth. * creation of smart/multimedia classrooms * training teachers to create digital contents for their use in classrooms * Various subjects enhancing appreciate of fine arts should be introduced in primary and secondary level as per education policy. * Develop Bengali language and literature and create facilities to develop Bengali as the medium of instruction;

Goal 8: Good jobs and economic growth
Clause: 8.9. By 2030, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products
Lead Ministries/ Divisions: Lead: MoCAT; Co-Lead: MoCA
Associate Ministries/ Divisions: MoE; MoI; LGD; MoR; RTHD; MoEF; MoCHTA; BFID (BB); SID
List of Existing Policy Instrument (Acts/ Policies/Strategies etc.):
* Bangladesh Tourism Protection Area and Special Tourism Region Act 2010;
* Bangladesh Tourism Board Act 2010;
* The Tourism Policy 2010;
* The Antiquities Act Bangladesh Tourism Board Act and the Tourism Policy 2010
Actions to achieve the SDG targets within 7th FYP (2016-2020): * Ecotourism and communitybased tourism to be encouraged as a means of income generation for the local people * Introduce measures to address issues pertaining to the supply and quality of workforce in the tourism industry * Substantial investments in education and tourism infrastructure * Adopt a proper strategy and policies to address inadequacy of domestic air connectivity combined with heavily congested land transport to boost growth of the tourism industry * Preparation of short Term, Mid-Term and Long-Term Tourism Master Plan for the country for guiding development activities for tourism

Goal 10: Reduced inequalities
Clause: 10.1 By 2030, progressively achieve and sustain income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the population at a rate higher than the national average
Lead Ministries/ Divisions: GED
Associate Ministries/ Divisions: FD; LGD; MoA; MoCHTA; MoCA; MoFL; MoHFW; MoLE; MoEWOE; MoLWA; MoSW: MoWCA; Prog. Div.
List of Existing Policy Instrument (Acts/ Policies/Strategies etc.):
* Vagabonds and Homeless Persons (Rehabilitation) Act 2011;
* National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) of Bangladesh, 2015
Actions to achieve the SDG targets within 7th FYP (2016-2020): * Adoption of long-term income inequality reduction strategy in order to reduce the initial gap of income inequality * Lagging region would get priority while setting up special economic zones. * Implementation of human development strategy with emphasis on alleviating the access gap for the poor * Facilitation of asset accumulation through better access to credit for the poor for reducing income inequality * Operationalization of strategy for social inclusion by eliminating physical and social barriers * Increased public spending on social sectors * Manufacturing activity needs to be promoted in the lagging districts.

Clause: 10.2. By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status
Lead Ministries/ Divisions: GED
Associate Ministries/ Divisions: FD; LGD; MoA; MoCHTA; MoCA; MoFL; MoHFW; MoLE; MoLWA; MoPA; MoRA; MoSW; MoWCA; Prog. Div.; SID; MoInd (BITAC); MoFA;
List of Existing Policy Instrument (Acts/ Policies/Strategies etc.): Disabled Persons Rights and Protection Act 2013;
Actions to achieve the SDG targets within 7th FYP (2016-2020): * Adoption of long-term income inequality reduction strategy in order to reduce the initial gap of income inequality * Implementation of human development strategy with emphasis on alleviating the access gap for the poor * Facilitation of asset accumulation through better access to credit for the poor for reducing income inequality * Operationalization of strategy for social inclusion by eliminating physical and social barriers * Increased public spending on social sectors

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Clause 11.4. Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world's cultural and natural heritage
Lead Ministries/ Divisions: MoCA
Associate Ministries/ Divisions: MoE; MoPME; MoRA; MoYS; MoFA; MoCAT
List of Existing Policy Instrument (Acts/ Policies/Strategies etc.):
* National cultural policies, 2006
* The Antiquities Act, 1968
* Disclosure of Information Policy, 2015
* GI Act 2013
* Trademarks Act
* Trade Marks Act, 1963
* PATENTS AND DESIGNS ACT, 1911
* Patents & Designs Rules 1933
* THE CONTRACT ACT, 1872
* THE PARTNERSHIP ACT, 1932
* The Companies Act (Bangladesh), 1994
* Bangla Academy Act, 2013

Actions to achieve the SDG targets within 7th FYP (2016-2020): Enriching the intellectual status of the nation through preservation, research and development of culture, history, heritage, arts and literature * Preserve and promote language, arts and culture of ethnic communities through cultural centres in tribal areas. * Restore and preserve many of the intangible cultural heritages that are on the verge of extinction, digitization efforts should be implemented. * Reiterate the importance of archaeological sites by conducting national surveys and programmes for further development. * The Antiquities Act should be amended to strengthen protection of archaeological sites and historical monuments. * Programmes should be undertaken to develop museums and folk art. * Preserve and present national history, culture and heritage; * Protect copy rights of intellectual property.

Goal 12: Responsible consumption
Clause 12.b. Develop and implement tools to monitor sustainable development impacts for sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products
Lead Ministries/ Divisions: MoCAT
Associate Ministries/ Divisions: MoCA; MoEFCC; MoCHTA
List of Existing Policy Instrument (Acts/ Policies/Strategies etc.):
* National Tourism Policy-2010
* National cultural policies, 2006
Actions to achieve the SDG targets within 7th FYP (2016-2020): Promoting and revitalize tourism industries, an integrated land use and transport planning for all the potential water front sites viz. Cox's Bazar, Jaflong, Kuakata etc. should be adopted in an urgent basis.

*** BFID: Bangladesh Financial Institutions Division
BB: Bangladesh Bank
FD: Finance Division
GED: General Economics Division
ICTD: Information and Communication Technology Division
LGD: Local Government Division
MoA: Ministry of Agriculture
MoF: Ministry of Finance
MoEWOE: Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment
MoCHTA: Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs
MoCA: Ministry of Cultural Affairs
MoDMR: Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief
MoE: Ministry of Education
MoFL: Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock
MoHFW: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
MoLE: Ministry of Labour and Employment
MoLWA: Ministry of Liberation War Affairs
MoPME: Ministry of Primary and Mass Education
MoSW: Ministry of Social Welfare
SID: Statistics and Informatics Division
MoWCA: Ministry of Women and Children Affairs
MoYS: Ministry of Youth and Sports
RDCD: Rural Development and Cooperatives Division
MoCAT: Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism
MoI; Ministry of Information
LGD: Local Government Division
MoR: Ministry of Railways
RTHD: Road Transport and Highways Division
MoInd (BITAC); Ministry of Industries (Bangladesh Industrial and Technical Assistance Center)
MoFA: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
MoRA: Ministry of Religious Affairs
MoEFCC: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

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Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
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