Organizational Brief

VOICE is a right based research and advocacy organization working mainly on the issues of human rights– right to information and communication justice, privacy rights and data protection, freedom of expression, digital rights as well as around the issues of aid and development effectiveness, economic justice, food sovereignty, climate change, countering hate speech & misinformation, public health programme etc, both in Bangladesh and on a global scale. By building a broader constituency of alternative voices to the mainstream development discourse through research and public education, VOICE takes a stand against unjust and undemocratic practices.  

It strategically works through networking and partnership for a new development paradigm establishing a micro-macro linkage in order to generate increased support for policy influencing. It works with a team of activists on research and action and believes in promoting the capacity, knowledge and empowerment of people.

It has been doing research and advocacy activities in collaboration with Privacy International-UK, Global Partner Associates-UK ( funded by Foreign and Commonwealth Organization), Open Net Initiative (ONI)-Canada ( funded by IDRC), Bank Information Centre- USA, EURODAD-Belgium, and Asia Pacific Research Network and Reality of Aid Network, Jubilee South Asia Pacific Movement on Debt and Development being their active member etc,. VOICE is also a member of Association of Progressive Communication (APC), Communication Rights in the Information Society (CRIS), World Association of Christian Communication (WACC), World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), NGO Forum on ADB etc,. VOICE has been playing important role promoting post 2015 development agenda and it plays the role being co-chair of Global CSO Forum during High Level Meeting held in Bali, Indonesia.