Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is the apex body of the community media sector to promote community media to the Government, Industry, Regulatory Bodies, Media and Development Partners in Bangladesh.

BNNRC is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)  accredited with World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) of the United Nations and UN WSIS prize winner 2016.

We have the pleasure to inform you that  Six Community Radio related initiative of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) has been nominated in the UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2017. Nominated Projects are:



Engage Community Radio for Elimination of Gender Based Violence in Rural Bangladesh

English Language through Community Radio in Rural Bangladesh



Bini Suter Mala ( Necklace without cotton thread ) under Project of ” Saving women from unwanted pregnancy and unsafe Menstrual Regulation



Online community broadcasting library (OCBL) for Access to information and knowledge in Bangladesh

Campaign through Community Radio on Improvement of the Real Situation of Overcrowding in Prisons in Bangladesh (IRSOP)

Building Capacity to produce interactive, audience-led governance program through community radio

We are proud to mention that Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) has won the WSIS Award in 2016 for its project: Fellowship for youth women in Media and Journalism. The project has been awarded for its contribution in WSIS Action line-C9 Media.

BNNRC has been chosen for this award on account of its high standard of program, strong leadership and management, exceptional innovation of community media sector contributing towards voices of the voiceless people in Bangladesh.

This year six BNNRC projects have been nominated in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2017

Please cast your vote for six BNNRC projects by 30 April, 2017Vote for BNNRC Projects Now:

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vote for the BNNRC projects in Category 4, 10 and 16

NOTE: You have to vote for the 18 categories before your vote for the six BNNRC projects gets counted.

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