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Dhaka, 24th April 2017: Today in a seminar in parliament media center, Member of Parliament (MP) s urged to increase budget allocation for coastal protection focusing children and youth, while they were speaking in a seminar title “Climate Change Impact in Coastal Bangladesh, Protecting Children, Adolescent and Youth: A...
Dhaka, 6 March 2017. A group of 28 Rights Based Civil Society Networks, farmers, fishers and labour organizations have demanded immediate amendment to the draft Marine Fisheries Act 2016, which allows foreign fishing vessels to fish in Bangladesh territory with a license. The group formed a human chain and...
Dhaka, 19th February 2017. Today a seminar title “Protecting Bangladesh Coast from Climate Catastrophes: Actions Prior to Next Monsoon” jointly organized by Office of the Dr Hasan Mahmud, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Environment and Forest in cooperation with COAST Trust, speakers emphasized the protection of coastal...
Dhaka, 29th October 2016. Today twenty four labor, farmers and civil organizations organized a rally in front of national press club called for to reconsider the Bangladesh plan to increase coal dependency of present 4 % to 30 % in 2020 for energy is suicidal, they urged government to...
Dhaka, 19th August 2016. Today all local national and international non-government organization (NGO) along with UN organizations has observed the 19th August World Humanitarian Day as declared by United Nation, through a seminar held in CIRDAP auditorium, Dhaka. Speakers in the seminar emphasized the capacity development of first humanitarian...
Dhaka, 16th October 2014: Today thirteen right based civil society organizations led by EquityBD has organized a human chain and rally in front of the National Press Club, Dhaka demanding Government must redirect subsidy to the community-controlled renewable energy sources instead of huge subsidy to fossil fuel projects which...
Dhaka 19th July 2014. Today eighteen rights based civil society and coastal organizations organized a human chain and rally in front of the National Press Club and criticized government’s silence on the recent coastal catastrophes due to monsoon tidal flood and demanded immediate steps to protect coastal people and...
Dhaka, 27th August 2013. Today 92 civil society organizations from the Asia Pacific region condemn role of US and other developed countries in pressurizing developing countries of Asia Pacific region to come up with their terms while preparing declaration of Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting on Post 2015 development agenda....
Today 3rd May 2013, in India, NGO Forum on ADB (Bangladesh Chapter, a CSO network on campaign & advocacy) and with his other international allies have conduct a mass rally protesting ADB aggression on the poor people and their livelihood in name so called development in South Asia and...
In terms of gender equity Bangladesh is in far better position than its neighbour India, and above the South Asian average. This is made apparent by the publication of the Gender Equity Index (GEI) 2012, published by Social Watch on the eve of Women’s International Day, March 8. The index...

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