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CSO Positioning on Bangladesh VNR on SDGs in UN HLPF 2017

Govt. of Bangladesh is going to present Voluntary National Review (VNR) on SDGs in UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) during 10 to 19th July in NY. On the eve of VNR HLPF, 22 farmers, labors, right based civil society organizations and networks have prepared Bangladeshi CSOs positioning on VNR report that already submitted bu GoB to UN HLPF. The positions of CSOs are titled as ” Inequality is priority to act immediately ; Global community must endorse its obligation of global partnership to assist countries fighting poverty, inequality and climate change.”
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Seminar : UN Global Compacts and Climate Displacement : Bangladesh Civil Society Perspective, on 13 May

Date and Time: 13 May 2017  at 10.30am to1.00 pm Venue:  CIRDAP auditorium (old)
1. Seminar outline
2. NGO Consultations Concept Note
3. Global compact for migration Meeting Schedule on Preparatory Process
4. Assessing CC & Migration nexus in South Asia_IoM Report_2016
5. Internal Displacement IDMC Global Report 2016
6. New York Declaration on Migration_2016
7. IOM NGO Consultation Meeting
8. UN Refugee Summit Abstract Discussions in the Face of a Deadly Crisis
9. Global Compact Presentation Text Draft
10. English copy of the campaign material ” The Humanity Passport”
11. Bangla copy of the campaign material ” The Humanity Passport “

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Press conference on SDGs and Bangladesh:

Press conference will be held on 8 April at National Press Club at 11.00am on the SDGs and country process in Bangladesh following the title on “SDG would be Meaningless Without Democracy“. You are all invited and cordially request to participate in express your views and strengthening the solidarity.

Report: Asian Civil Society Space in Government Process of Implementation SDGs is little and facing barriers; Local, National and Global Coalition and Combine Voices need along with Positive Engagement with Government

Duration: 24-26, February 2017

Place: Thailand

On 24th to 26th February 2017 Regional Workshop on National Implementation of SDGsVoluntary National Review (VNR) of UN High-level Political Forum (HLPF) held at IBIS Bangkok Riverside Hotel, Bangkok. As a representative of EquityBD I participated from Bangladesh. Around 43 participants from 13 Asian countries including representatives of UNDP and CSO from Switzerland and South Africa participated in the workshop. The workshop jointly organized by the Asia Development Alliance (ADA) and Asia Civil Society Partnership for Sustainable Development (APSD). Click here full report

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Title of the seminar dinner : Climate Displacement : Promoting and Protecting the Climate Migrants Rights
Venue : Hotel 71, Kaizuddin Tower, 176 Shaheed Syed Nazrul Islam Sarani, (Old 47 Bijoy Nagar), Dhaka 1000, www.hotel71.com.bd
Date and Time : 9th December Friday 19.00 to 21.00 hours, followed by dinner and drinks 21.00 to 22.30 hours

Related materials:

1. Updated outline of the seminar dinner
2. English copy of the campaign material ” The Humanity Passport”
3. Bangla copy of the campaign material ” The Humanity Passport “
4. Background Note on Climate Induced Migration
5. Action Paper on protecting climate migrants in all crises

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