Author: VOICE

Speakers for imposing tax on tobacco products

Speakers at a webinar Sunday demanded specific imposition of tax on all tobacco products to make it unaffordable for the sake of public health. They made the demand at a webinar titled “The necessity of increasing tobacco tax to save public health prior to budget”, organised by human rights and research organisation VOICE. Planning Minister…

Rights groups, jurnos observe World Press Freedom Day

Journalists, rights activists, and civil society representatives urged the government to take effective steps to ensure freedom of the press. Speaking at a webinar, the distinguished speakers called for the unconditional elimination of all limitations on the media and enable a free press environment. In observance of the World Press Freedom Day, the webinar titled…

Introduce effective e-waste management system through PPP: Speakers

Speakers at a workshop on Tuesday have demanded an effective e-waste management system, knowledge creation and recycling of the wastes through public private partnership (PPP) schemes. The workshop styled “Efficient Use of Digital Technology and Effective E-Waste Management in Bangladesh” was participated by NGOs, CSOs, journalists, women and youths, said a press release. Quoting data ascertained…