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HAMZA REFLECTS ON HIS INTERNSHIP WITH UNDP BANGLADESH

HAMZA REFLECTS ON THIS INTERNSHIP WITH UNDP BANGLADESH

Right now, I am sitting in a beautiful café, writing this article in good sunlight and enjoying local roasted coffee. It is a Friday which is the first day of the weekend here in Bangladesh. Dhaka, the capital city is where I am situated, and has become the hub for both the development sector and the financial market. The major banks, the textile industry owners and the governance institutions are all in close proximity. My work has been dynamic, the experience phenomenal. Through the cultural challenges and shifting expectations, I have become more resilient, much like Bangladesh. The history of this country is inspiring, with all the setbacks it faces; natural disasters, democratic challenges and the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis, Bangladesh continues to juggle towards a middle-income economy. Approximately five times the population of Canada (163 M), the country is strategically situated on the border of South and South…

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