Government Policy

Pragmatic strategic action needs to realize SDGs

DHAKA, April 8, 2017 (BSS) - A group of 23 Rights Based Civil Society Network here today urged the government for taking pragmatic strategic actions to reduce inequalities towards the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Strengthened democracy with inclusiveness is also must to achieve the SDGs in Bangladesh, they opined. The group placed suggestions and demands from a press conference at Jatiya Press Club.

The press conference titled "SDGs in Bangladesh: The Missing Links and where International Assistance is our Legitimate Right" was moderated by Rezaul Karim Chowdhury of EquityBD, while Syed Aminul Hoque from the same organization presented the key notes on behalf of the network.

Among others Rafiqul Islam of Dwip Unnayan Sangstha, Aminur Rasul Babul of Unnayan Dhara Trust, Dr. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed of Jatya Sramik Jote, Zayed Iqbal Khan of Bangladesh Krishak Federation, Md. Shahidullah of Jono Odhayan Kendro and Subal Sarkar of Bangladesh Bhumihin Somity also spoke at the occasion.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)