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Call to form participatory, inclusive nat’l implementation plan for SDGs

Speakers at a city programme on Wednesday emphasized the importance of implementation of the `Transforming our World – The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)’ that has been adopted by the September 25-27 UN General Assembly in New York. A Meet-the-Press event was held in this regard at the Jatiya Press Club jointly organised…

Speakers Demanded to Form a Participatory and Inclusive National Implementation Plan for SDGs

[Dhaka, 14 October 2015] Speakers emphasized the importance of implementation of the `Transforming our World – The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDG)’ that has been adopted by the United Nations Member States in 25-27 September 2015 in New York through UN’s 70th General Assembly. A Meet-the-Press event was held at the National Press Club…

Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

VOICE and Beyond 2015 is going to organize a seminar on “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” to be held in Mymensingh on 2 September 2015. It aims at engaging civil society actors in the discussion on SDGs and raise critical understanding for future collaborations implementing the SDGs at the national level.

Seminars on Sustainable Development Agenda

VOICE and Beyond 2015 is going to organize seminars on “Environmental Sustainability, climate change and SDGs” will be held in Satkhira on 23 August 2015. And another seminar on “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” will take place at Jessore, Jhenedha, Narail, from 24-26 August 2015.  It aims at engaging civil society…

Focus on reform in financial regulations for global stability

Speakers suggested on Wednesday reform in financial sector regulations to safeguard global economic stability and protect poor people against future economic shocks. As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will come to an end in 2015, the United Nations (UN) has taken initiatives to formulate a new development framework that will be adopted in September 2015…

Dialogue on Financing for Development in Post 2015

Speakers emphasized the importance of financing for the Post 2015 Development agenda that is being put forward by the United Nations with its member states. As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ended in 2015, the United Nations undertakes to formulate a new development framework that will be adopted in September 2015 through its General Assembly….

Seminar on Post 2015 Development Framework: Ensure People’s Participation, Accountability and Human Rights

VOICE and Beyond 2015 are going to organize a seminar on `Post 2015 Development Framework: Ensure People’s Participation, Accountability and Human Rights’ to be held on 25 May 2015 from 10:00 am. To 2:00 pm. at the Press Club, Satkhira. The seminar aims at addressing the issues around post 2015 drawing the position and recommendations…

Speakers demanded ensure right to privacy and data protection law in the national convention

[Dhaka, 31 December 2014] Speakers in the national convention on ‘Privacy Rights Protection’ called the government to enact data protection law to secure privacy rights and personal data.  The convention was organized by rights based organizations VOICE and Privacy International, in association with Bangladesh Manobadhikar Sangbadik Forum, Equity and Justice Working Group, Susashoner Jonno Procharavijan-SUPRO…

Speakers stressed to formulate data protection

[29 November 2014] Speakers stressed to formulate data protection law to uphold right to privacy and personal information protection from abuse. A press briefing organized by VOICE, a rights group, was held at the TMSS’s Usha conference room at Bogra yesterday (Saturday). In the statement, Ahmed Swapan Mahmud, executive director of VOICE said that information…