Training on Budget Monitoring on Girls' Education
Planning Workshop on MDG Campaign 2009
A day long planning workshop on the ‘Campaigning and Advocating for the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in Bangladesh’ the newly started project of SUPRO was held on 16 July 2009 at YWCA Conference room, Mohammadpur, Dhaka. Aimed to share and finalize the detailed planning of the project activities and have common understanding about the activity implementation, the representatives from 12 selected networking organizations from 12 districts participated in the workshop.
MDG Campaign 2009
SUPRO, a national network of grassroots organizations in Bangladesh has undertaken a project on campaigning and advocating for the attainment of the MDGs in Bangladesh. The objectives of the project are to mobilize grass root people on MDGs obligation of Bangladesh and bring the grass roots’ voices to the Policy makers of national level, thereby advocating with the policy makers to influence them in taking effective measures on MDG implementation. The said project is funded by UN Millennium Campaign.
MDG Campaign 2008
Bangladesh is one of the signatories to the MDG declaration of 2000 and committed to attaining these goals by the 2015 deadline. As more than half of the given timeframe has already elapsed; it is necessary to assess the MDG attainments in Bangladesh. As a civil society and campaign organization SUPRO began gathering information on latest status of MDG in Bangladesh context, and disseminated them to raise issues on MDG achievement through advocacy and campaign.
-To assess and measure the exact progress in MDG in keeping with the targets and existing socio-economic conditions.
- Review and evaluate the role and responsibility of the government.
- Assess and identifying the obstacles to implementation the MDGs
Month long `MDG Campaign 2007'
Month long `MDG Campaign 2007' Launched
A Month long Campaign on MDG launched on 06 July 2007 on the eve of Mid-Term Review of Millennium Development Goals at Dhaka Reporters' Unity Auditorium, Dhaka.
The campaign was launched through a press conference titled "Progress, Review & Evaluation of MDGs: Nothing for Complacency". Chairperson of SUPRO Mr. Abdul Awal, General Secretary Mr. Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, CEO Prodip Kumar Roy, Coordinator-Policy Research Aminul Haque spoke in the press conference & answered to the questions & queries of the Journalists of electronic & print media.
Aminul Haque, Coordinator-Policy Research presented MDGs goals, targets based on progress, challenges & recommendations from Bangladesh perspective.
Mid Term Review of MDG
On 22 September 2007 SUPRO organized a national consultation on 3 months long nationwide campaign titled "Progress, Review & Evaluation of MDGs: Nothing for Complacency". The campaign was launched on 06 July 2007 on the eve of Mid-Term Review of Millennium Development Goals at Dhaka Reporters' Unity Auditorium, Dhaka.
In this national consultation SUPRO highlighted various recommendations regarding MDG achievement which evolved from districts seminar interacted by grassroots activists, political leaders, NGO workers & CSOs.
Renowned Human Rights activist & founding member of
Ain O Salish Kendro Dr. Hamida Hussain spoke as key guest speaker while SUPRO
CEO Prodip Kumar Roy welcomed the audience & Chairperson Mr. Abdul Awal
moderated the consultation. Chairman of The Innovators Rashed Al Titumir,
Convenor of Peoples Forum on MDGs Rasheda K. Chowdhury, SUPRO Vice Chairperson
Mustafur Rahman Khan, Executive Director
of VOICE Ahmed Swapan Mahmud, Mr. Shahadat Islam Chowdhury spoke among others.
Mr. Tanim Ahmed of New Age spoke on MDG 1 & 8, Mr. Biplob Karmokar of Steps Towards Development spoke on MDG 2& 3, Dr. Dipak Kumar Biswas of HASAB spoke on MDG 4 & 5. SUPRO network members from 44 districts of Bangladesh were present & spoke in the event while National council members put their insights in seminar.