Category: Sustainable Development

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…

Press Conference: From Paris 2005 to Accra 2008: Will Aid Become More Accountable and Effective?

A Press Conference was held on January 24, 2008 at the Dhaka Reporters Unity titled ’From Paris 2005 to Accra 2008: Will Aid Become More Accountable and Effective?’ in the context of the Paris Declaration and the upcoming High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Accra, Ghana in September 2008. The conference was organized by the…

VOICE participates in the GK3 Conference in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

The World Association of Community Radio broadcasters (AMARC) activities were held from December 11 to 13, 2007, at the third Global Knowledge Conference GK3 Event on the Future, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. One of our VOICE staff, Ms Farjana Akter, joined the AMARC-GK3 programme. As a member of AMARC-WIN delegation, Farjana Akter joined a seminar…