Category: Sustainable Development

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…

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

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….

VOICE roundtable: ‘Water sector transparency and accountability in Mymensingh Municipality’

Wednesday 19 November 2008 VOICE will organize a meeting to share research findings on `Water sector transparency and accountability in Mymensingh Municipality’. Date: Wednesday 19 November 2008 Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm Location: Muslim Institute Auditorium, Mymensingh   The objective of the dialogue is to identify the key features of water delivery system as well as draw attention…

Reclaiming People’s Rights to Public Services and Natural Resources

A Seminar was held today (January 30, 2008) at the Women’s Voluntary Association auditorium in Dhaka titled “Reclaiming People’s Rights to Public Services and Natural Resources,” as part of the programs scheduled for the 2008 Global Economic Justice Forum currently taking place. Ahmed Swapan Mahmud, executive director of VOICE, moderated the seminar, which began with…