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Monthly Archives: July 2018

BASUG-Seraji Foundation organise ‘Art & Literature festival against Racism’ in Bonn on 25 Aug

BONN, Germany, 23 July 2018: BASUG is going to organise an Art and Literature Festival against Racism on Saturday, 25 August 2018 from 11 am to 4 pm in MIGRApolis centre, Brüdergasse 18 in Bonn, Germany. The program is being organised with Germany-based development organisation, Seraji Foundation in collaboration with from the Bonn City authority.   The main objectives of the festival among others are to sensitize the mainstream and international

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Job seekers from Bangladesh getting trafficked to Malaysia by sea

Male and female workers from Bangladesh aspiring to work abroad are becoming victims of trafficking to Malaysia through ‘risky’ sea routes by boats. Campaigners for protecting migrants’ rights expressed concern over the issue though the authorities in the government said that they were not aware about it. ‘All the preparations have been taken to repatriate on July 26 at least 17 Bangladeshi migrants now detained at the Langcap Immigration

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Hungary joins US in refusing UN’s safe global migration compact

Hungary will not sign the UN's first compact on global migration, after all UN member nations except the US approved the draft to be signed in December. Prime Minister Viktor Orban has taken a tough stance on migration. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Wednesday described the newly agreed UN global migration compact a "threat to the world" which went against his country's interests. The draft for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly

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Use jute bags, break up with plastics: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today laid emphasis on increasing the use of jute-made products giving up plastic-made ones as plastic now has become a great threat to the environment globally. "Plastic has become a huge problem for the world; plastic causes pollution. Sometimes we saw it blocks the drainage system and also canals. Wherever there is plastic, you'll find problem there," she said. The prime minister was speaking at the function of World

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“We Have Only One Earth. Make It Plastic Free.”

Dortmund, July 14: Speakers and experts from Asian and African Diaspora and European development organizations made one and united call to the world citizens of all levels, “We have only one world. Wherever in the world you use and throw plastic particles to the soil, water or air, it will equally harm the living beings across the world in the long run. So let us join hands together and take integrated initiatives for the sake of our next generation

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BASUG Workshop on Jute Instead of Plastic in Dortmund on 14 July

Dortmund, July 12: In order to create awareness among the consumers about the use of jute products instead of plastic and also to promote jute products in the German market, a day-long workshop organized by the Europe-based diaspora organisation, BASUG will be held in Dortmund City Corporation Building on Saturday, the 14th July. The workshop is a part of the on-going project of BASUG on ‘Jute instead of Plastic’ in Germany. The Nepalese General

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BASUG 2nd Workshop on “Jute instead of Plastic” in Dortmund

  DORTMUND, Germany: BASUG in collaboration with the Germany-based organisation, Verein Kamerunischer Ingenieure und Informatiker (VKII) (www.vkii.org) will organize a Workshop on ‘Jute instead of  Plastic’ on Saturday, 14 July 2018 from 11 am to 4 pm at Rathaus (City hall), Friedensplatz 1, 44135 Dortmund, Germany. The workshop is a part of the ongoing Project of BASUG titled, “Jute instead of Plastic” with support from the German

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134m Bangladeshis in vulnerable climate hotspots, 14% per capita GDP fall likely: WB

Effects of climate change, like rise in temperature and rainfall, will cause a 14.4 percent fall in per capita GDP of 134 million Bangladeshis living in vulnerable climate hotspots by 2050 if no action is taken to tackle the issue, according to a World Bank report. The loss will amount to $1.71 billion, the World Bank said in the report – South Asia’s Hotspots: The Impact of Temperature and Precipitation Changes on Living Standards – released

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Malaysia mulls deporting detained Bangladeshis

Malaysia wants to deport the undocumented migrants detained in the ongoing crackdown which includes almost 250 Bangladeshis. The ongoing crackdown began on July 1 after the rehiring programme, which had begun over two years back, ended on June 30. One of the reasons behind this is that Malaysian authorities have to spend more than 25 million Malaysian Ringgit (MR) per year on meals for illegal immigrants detained at 13 Immigration Department depots

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