Special Conference on Environment Movement and Organization (EMO)

BEN Conference Announcements:
Special Conference on Environment Movement and Organization (EMO)
Date: January 8, 2014

UPDATE, December 31, 2013: A scaled down version of the BAPA-BEN conference on Environment Movement and Organization, originally scheduled for Jan 3-4, will now be held on Jan 8 in the form of a day-long seminar, starting at 9 am at Women’s Voluntary Association (WVA) Auditorium located at Dhanmondi Rd 16 (old 27).

Background
The environment movement in Bangladesh arose in the 1980s. It progressed further in the 1990s. Despite many positive steps, the environment of the country overall continues to deteriorate.

Components of Presentation
To review, consider and recommend on the policy, principles, strategies, successes, limitations, failures, drawbacks, obstacles, constraints, potentials of & suggestions for the future struggles for environment in Bangladesh including BAPA.

Organized by
Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA)
Bangladesh Environment Network (BEN)

Participants:
All the members of BAPA,
Members of different BAPA Program Committees,
Sub-Committees, issue based movements and alliances of BAPA,
representations from other organizations.

Venue
Women’s Voluntary Association (WVA) auditorium
Road no: 16 (new) or 27 (old), Dhanmondi Residential Area, Dhaka-1205

Program Schedule

Opening and Session: 01

09-00 am – 10-00 am: Registration

10-00 am – 10-15 am: Brief Opening: Welcome note by ASM Shahjahan,
President, BAPA and Speech by Guest of Honor

10-15 am – 10-45 am: Key Speech: “Environment Movement & Organization:
Bangladesh perspective” by Dr. Nazrul Islam, Vice-President
BAPA & Coordinator, BEN

10-45 am – 11-00 am: Tea Break

11-00 am – 01-00 pm: Responses from the participants

01-00 pm – 02-00 pm: Lunch Break

Session: 02 and Closing

02-00 pm – 02-30 pm: Introductory Speech: “Reviewing BAPA Strategy & Activities”
by Dr. Mohd. Abdul Matin, GS, BAPA

02-30 pm – 02-45 pm: Tea Break

02-45 pm – 04-45 pm: Responses from the participants

04-45 pm – 05-00 pm: Recommendations & Closing

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