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Report of IFAD on “Global Forum on Remittances and Development 2015” (GFRD) in Italy

Official Report of IFAD on "Global Forum on Remittances and Development 2015" (GFRD) in Milan, Italy. News and pictures of BASUG Side Event on GFRD can be seen on Page 58 of the Report. To read the full report, please click here GFRD 2015 -Final REPORTby IFAD

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Event Report: Bonn Workshop on Remittance for Community Development

BASUG e.V. organised a workshop on ‘Remittance for Community Development and Financial Literacy’ at the DGB conference hall in Bonn on 3 October 2015. The workshop was a part of the Project titled, “Publications and Literacy Program on Development Policy for the Bangladeshi Expatriates”. BASUG with the support from the German development organization, Environment and Development Foundation North Rhine-Westphalia (SUE-NRW) has implemented

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‘Migration Benefits both Source and Destination Countries’

The Bangladeshi Ambassador in Germany Mr Muhammad Ali Sorcar said, if the migration and remittance are well managed, they benefit both the country of source and country of destination. In this case, Germany and Bangladesh share common experience. The Ambassador said it in his speech as Chief Guest in a day long workshop on “Remittance for Community Development and Financial Literacy” held on Saturday in Dortmund. Europe-based diaspora organisation

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BASUG Workshop on Remittance in Dortmund on 13 February

Dortmund, February 04: A day long workshop on “Remittance for Community Development and Financial Literacy” will be held on Saturday, 13 February 2016 in Dortmund Rathaus. The program will start at 10:30 with registration and end at 16:00. Europe-based diaspora organisation BASUG in cooperation with the German development organisation Environment and Development Foundation (SUE-NRW) and the City Corporation of Dortmund has organized this workshop.

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Diaspora Investment in Rural Development: Bangladesh and Global Experience

BASUG organised a Knowledge Sharing Discussion on “Diaspora Investment in Rural Development: Bangladesh and Global Experience” at the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFRD) in Milan, Italy. The four-day GFRD was organized by IFAD and the World Bank celebrating the first International Day of Family Remittance from 16-19 June 2015. Supported by Oxfam Novib, the Knowledge Sharing Discussion, held on 19 June 2015 at Centro Congressi Stella

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Workshop on “Safety and Health Compliance in RMG held in Chittagong

Chittagong, July 31 – A workshop on the safety and health compliance in the readymade garments sector of Bangladesh was held at a local hotel in Chittagong on Wednesday. With the support of German international cooperation agency GIZ and CIM, Europe based development organisation BASUG in cooperation with local partner organisation Songshoptaque organised the workshop. [caption id="attachment_354" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo: Mayor

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BASUG organizes workshops in Bangladesh

After holding the successful workshop in Hamburg on “Clean Clothes: Improve Occupational Safety and Health Compliances of Ready Made Garments (RMG) Workers in Bangladesh” on 21 March 2015, BASUG is now going to organize its next workshop on the same subject in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 1 August 2015 at BRAC Centre Inn. Hon'able Minister, Ministry of Industries, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Mr Amir Hossain Amu has given his consent

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BASUG Medical Camp for Poor

BASUG set up a Medical camp in a village Karal under Patiya, Chittagong for the poor people of the area in mid-May this year. The poor people of the locality have now been receiving free medical check up twice in a month. There is no health assistant in that area, forget about a qualified doctor. BASUG Chairman who was visiting Bangladesh during that time attended the opening ceremony of the medical camp.

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Women Enterprise Project

The 2nd phase of the 18 month long project titled, “Ensure Development Activities for Vulnerable and Under Privileged Rural Women in Bangladesh” is on progress. Being co-financed by Seva Network Foundation and Wilde Ganzen under ‘matching fund’ system, the project is being implemented by BASUG’s local partner, Endeavour in Bangladesh. The project is being implemented basically through micro enterprises, which will have significant contribution

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Clean Clothes

BASUG’s project, “Clean Clothes: Improve Occupational Safety and Health Compliances of Ready Made Garments (RMG) workers in Bangladesh” is going on in full swing since October 2014. The broad objectives of this 18-months project supported by Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and Centre for International Migration are to create awareness, improve the occupational safety and health compliances in the RMG industry and

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