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  • Thursday, May, 2022| Today's Market | Current Time: 02:07:53
  • Bangladesh has moved 7 places up in the latest Sustainable Development Index (SDG) for the year 2020. Among 166 countries for which the SDG index was prepared, Bangladesh stands at the 109th position compared to the 116th position in the year 2019. Sweden is placed at the top of the index with an overall score of 84.7 while Bangladesh has a score of 63.5.

    The report shows that among 17 SDG parameters, Bangladesh has remained on track in achieving goals relating to poverty alleviation, quality education, decent work and economic growth and climate action.

    However, significant challenges remain on 7 parameters including the goal of zero hunger, good health, clean water and sanitation, innovation and peace, justice and strong institutions.

    The SDG index frames the implementation of 17 SDG goals among UN member states in terms of six broad transformations- education and skills, health and wellbeing, clean energy and industry, sustainable land use,  sustainable cities, and digital technologies.

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