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UNESCO starts Bangabandhu award on the creative economy

Bangabandhu award
  • UNESCO has started an international award named after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman following Bangladesh’s proposal.
  • The UN agency’s executive board unanimously approved the proposal on UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the “Creative Economy” in its 210th session. This is the first time a UN agency launched an award named after Bangabandhu.