Motivated by the transformative and inclusive characteristics of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a group of individuals has taken the initiative to establish the Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh. Their primary aim is to actively contribute to the achievement of SDGs and enhance accountability throughout the implementation process. The platform functions as a collaborative network, bringing together civil society organizations, private sector actors, and government agencies, all dedicated to addressing the needs of disadvantaged groups and communities across the country, thereby fostering greater societal progress and sustainable development.


The Platform offers an opportunity to monitor the advancement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) delivery, raise awareness among policymakers about the challenges in implementation, enhance transparency in the implementation process, and foster the exchange of information and coordination among individuals and organizations dedicated to SDG initiatives in Bangladesh. Additionally, the Platform facilitate collaboration among relevant stakeholders, enabling them to work towards the betterment of underprivileged communities, such as ethnic groups and people with disabilities, with a particular focus on achieving SDG 16.


Citizen’s Voice has to be strengthened given the electoral context

February 1st, 2024|

In the current democratic scenario, citizens have to play an active role, which is more crucial than ever. If the traditional democratic system weakens ahead, social forces must step up. Remaining silent and relying on distant solutions is not an option; every citizen, particularly the youth, must actively contribute to the country's progress. 

যুবদের জন্য উন্নয়ন সাংবাদিকতা: স্থানীয় পর্যায়ের সাংবাদিকদের জন্য কর্মশালা

December 24th, 2023|

নাগরিক প্ল্যাটফর্ম স্থানীয় পর্যায়ের যুব সাংবাদিকদের নিয়ে ১৭ ডিসেম্বর ২০২৩ তারিখে ঢাকায় ‘যুবদের জন্য উন্নয়ন সাংবাদিকতা’ শীর্ষক একটি কর্মশালার আয়োজন করে। দিনব্যাপী এই কর্মশালায় সারা দেশের বিভিন্ন জেলা থেকে ৩৭ জন যুব সাংবাদিক অংশগ্রহণ করেন।

Modern Society, Lower Income Labour: Picture of a Middle-income Country

October 18th, 2023|

Dr Debapriya addressed the questions of the media on the labour market and said we still lack enough skilled labour. There are four trends in the labour market. Firstly, in agriculture, there exists a repressive culture where women are more into agriculture and they are given less wages than male farmers.