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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

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…