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Government urged to create enabling environment for journalism

Rights activists, journalists, and civil society representatives urged the government not to curb citizens’ rights to freedom of expression by controlling the internet. On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, they urged the government to create an enabling environment for free and independent journalism for the sake of democracy. They made the call…

Capacity building workshop explores ways to strengthen freedom of expression online

How can ordinary citizens of Bangladesh safeguard their online freedom of expression in line with existing laws and regulations? What is the prevailing state of online gender based violence against women? Do prevailing legal frameworks of Bangladesh impede press freedom? These and many other practical concerns of today’s society were discussed at length on January…

Freedom Online Dialogue: Conversations of Digital Rights, Security and Cyber Peace

On 10 December 2018, Human Rights Day “Freedom Online Dialogue: Conversations of Digital Rights, Security and Cyber Peace” was held successfully at Bogura city with the participation of several stakeholders including deveopment professionals, young people and students, women activists, teachers, advocates, writers and CSOs among others. The dialogue emphasized on the exponentially increasing challenges of…

capacity building workshop in Mymensingh

A day-long capacity building workshop has been held on 23 November 2018 in Mymensingh. Online activists, women and youth groups, journalists, teachers, IT professionals, NGOs and rights groups participated in the workshop titled ‘Rights and Freedom Online: Challenges of Digital Space, Cyber Crime and Security’ organized by VOICE in cooperation with Association for Progressive Association…

A day-long consultation on ‘Development Effectiveness’ held in Dhaka

Speakers emphasized researching to assess development effectiveness as well as dissemination of information about development effectiveness and the role of CSOs for better development results. A day-long consultation on ‘Development Effectiveness’ was held on 29 March 2018 in Dhaka organized by VOICE, an advocacy and research organization, in cooperation with CPDE, a global platform of…

Workshop on`CSOS Enabling Environment and CSOs Development Effectiveness’

A workshop (two-days-long training ) on `CSOS Enabling Environment and CSOs Development Effectiveness’ held on 4-5 March 2018 at CBCB Training Centre (24/C Asad Avenue Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207, Phone- 9123108; 9127339). The workshop discussed the issues of CSOs development effectiveness and CSOs enabling environment, their policies and practices including the progress so far. The workshop intended to build a…

A consultation on `Development Effectiveness’ to be held on 29 March 2018

A consultation on `Development Effectiveness’ to be held on 29 March from 9:30 am. to 4:30 pm. at YWCA auditorium, 3/23 Iqbal Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka 1207. The objective of the consultation is to broadly discuss about the development projects and policies related to development effectiveness including Paris declaration, Accra Action Agenda, Istanbul principles, and the…