On 21nd March 2015 SUPRO organized National Convention making the slogan “Human Rights-Development-Equity-Good Governance”. The National Convention was held at BBS Auditorium, BBS Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka. More than 250 SUPRO district committee members and local level civil society people from 45 districts of 7 divisions of Bangladesh along with SUPRO National Council Members has joined in this program.
Besides, participants from national prominent civil society representatives and representatives from different media, education institutes, students, social activists participated in this convention. The Convention started with National Anthem. General Secretary of SUPRO Md. Arifur Rahman presented the convention paper where Chairperson of SUPRO delivered his welcome speech.
Hon’ble Member of Parliamentary Committee of Labour Ministry Md. Israfil Alam MP, Hon’ble Member of Parliament Caucus on National Planning and Budget Mr. Ushatan Talukder MP, Hon’ble Member of Parliamentary Committee of Health & Family Welfare Ministry Ms. Selina Begum MP were as the Special Guest in the opening session.
SUPRO organized a Press conference on 10 December 2014 at Extension Hall of Dhaka Reporters Unity, Segunbacigha, Dhaka on the eve of International Human Rights Day 2014 in front of Journalists of electronic and print media along with the theme "Ensure Human Rights and Ensure Prosperity" with particular focus on "Peace, Security and Democracy; and Gender Justice, Violence against Women and Trafficking in Women and Children".
Bibhash Chakraborty, Country Program Manager of SaferWorld, SUPRO NC Member Sharifa Khatun and director Alison Subrata Baroi were presented in the conference along with other representatives of print and electronic media, Dhaka Campaign Group, Budget Alliance Group, Civil Society and SUPRO secretariat staff etc. SUPRO Campaign Coordinator Shakera Nahar welcomes the journalists and Associate Coordinator-Networking & Mobilization Dil Afrose Duetee presented the Key note paper. Total 55 numbers of participants were there among them 35 were male and 20 were female.
On the other hand in 45 districts, International Human Rights Day 2014 was observed through arranging series of programs including human chain, discussion meeting, rally etc. More than 1800 representatives from all works of life including government officials, NGO’s, CSO’s, journalists and students participated in the day observation and express solidarity with the theme of International Human Rights Day 2014.
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