Adaptive Practices of the CSOs in Challenging Times: Learnings from Cross-country Experiences

2024-03-07T12:36:24+06:00March 7th, 2024|

On 4 March 2024, Citizen’s Platform in partnership with The Asia Foundation organised a roundtable discussion on 'Adaptive Practices of the CSOs in Challenging Times: Learnings from Cross-country Experiences'. Dr Nicola Nixon, Senior Director of Governance, The Asia Foundation (TAF) shared key findings and recommendations from a cross-country study on civic space, with a focus on South and Southeast Asian nations.

Citizen’s Platform’s Expert Team Meets the Hon’ble Minister R. A. M Obaidul Muktadir Chowdhury, MP, Ministry Of Housing & Public Works

2024-02-27T18:45:52+06:00February 27th, 2024|

To formulate a comprehensive urban policy, a group of urban experts and Secretariat members of Citizen’s Platform sat with the Hon’ble Minister R. A. M Obaidul Muktadir Chowdhury, MP, Ministry of Housing and Public Works on Monday, 12 February 2024.

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

2024-02-01T11:54:09+06:00February 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

2023-12-24T19:40:42+06:00December 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

2023-12-05T15:01:39+06:00October 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.

Youth Conference 2023: Let the country be what the youth aspires it to be

2023-12-19T18:32:36+06:00October 16th, 2023|

Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh has been actively engaged in youth-oriented activities in recent years. As part of its ongoing activism, the Citizen’s Platform organised the Youth Conference 2023, a half-day event aimed at understanding the...

Bring equity to the goal of development

2023-12-05T15:02:56+06:00October 11th, 2023|

Marginalised people should be made visible in the national development landscape. If they are not made visible here, if their voices are not heard, then the desire that we have for policy change will not be realized.

Democratic Transition Deemed Essential for Achieving Inclusive Economy

2023-11-08T19:06:27+06:00September 27th, 2023|

Today’s Bangladesh has some emerging wealthy and politically powerful groups, i.e., in the language of economics, an oligarchy is emerging in society – stated Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Convenor, Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh and...

জনপ্রকাশ অনুষ্ঠান: বাংলাদেশের উন্নয়ন আখ্যান ও সমান্তরাল বাস্তবতা

2023-09-24T22:19:06+06:00September 18th, 2023|

দীর্ঘ পাঁচ দশকে বাংলাদেশ বিভিন্ন ক্ষেত্রে সক্ষমতার পরিচয় দিয়ে বিশ্বব্যাপী প্রশংসা কুড়িয়েছে। একটি যুদ্ধ-বিধ্বস্ত রাষ্ট্র থেকে অর্থনৈতিক উন্নয়ন এবং আর্থ-সামাজিক রূপান্তরের ক্ষেত্রে বাংলাদেশ একটি রোল মডেল হিসেবে স্বীকৃতি অর্জন করেছে।

Strengthening the stakes of ‘disengaged’ youth during the dual transition of Bangladesh

2023-09-10T10:55:34+06:00September 5th, 2023|

The Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh, as a part of its continuous efforts has recently launched a youth survey titled, “বাংলাদেশের নীতিনির্ধারণে যুবদের ভাবনা” The survey is a part of [...]

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