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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…

Call to Observe International Privacy Day: Demand data protection law to secure personal information

[VOICE, Dhaka, 28 January 2018] `VOICE’ an advocacy organization calls NGOs, civil society organizations and rights groups to observe Privacy Day (28 January) uphold the right to privacy and data protection. We urge the government to ensure people’s right to privacy through building policy coherence and creating an independent privacy commission. “Privacy” itself is guaranteed…

Legal Notice to Protect Right to Privacy

A legal notice has been issued by VOICE to the Secretary of Post and Telecommunications and Chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) demanding to protect the rights of mobile consumers and protecting right to privacy. Mobile phone users of Bangladesh have been suffering and getting disturbances by unwanted call and various offer text/sms from…

In the spotlight : Thesis paper by Farhana Akter

Farhana Akter, Programme Co-ordinator of VOICE successfully completed “Master of Arts in Inter-Asia NGO Studies” with distinction from SungKongHoe University, South Korea. As part of her Master’s thesis, she performed a comprehensive analysis on communication surveillance in Bangladesh which received the best thesis award. In this dissertation, which goes through an extensive list of reference…

Facebook refuses MoU with Bangladesh police

The proposal was placed before representatives of the social media platform on the sidelines of the international police chiefs conference in Dhaka on Monday. Social networking giant Facebook has refused to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh Police, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque has revealed. “Bangladesh wanted to sign…

Pre-budget discussion held on 7 May 2016

A pre-budget discussion held on 7 May 2016 at National Press Club, Dhaka. The discussion was jointly organised by SUPRO and other 7 civil society organisations including VOICE. The occasion widely covered by national media. Some news links have pasted below:   file:///F:/Back%20Up%20C%20drive/Downloads/PDF%20of%20News%20paper%20of%20SUPRO’s%20National%20Pre%20budget%20discussion%20meeting%202016-17.PDF   http://www.arthosuchak.com/archives/263766/%E0%A6%B8%E0%A7%81%E0%A6%B7%E0%A6%AE-%E0%A6%89%E0%A6%A8%E0%A7%8D%E0%A6%A8%E0%A7%9F%E0%A6%A8%E0%A7%87-%E0%A6…   http://www.banglanews24.com/economics-business/news/486987/%E0%A6%B6%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%95%E0%A7%8D%E0%A6%B7%E0%A6%BE%E0%A7%9F-%E0%A6%AC%E0%A6%BE%E0%A6%9C…   http://banglamail24.com/news/150075