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Foreign students visit BASUG in the Hague

Group photo of the foreign students with the chair of BASUG in the middle. The Hague: A host of foreign students (professionals including politicians) visited BASUG office in the Hague on 27 November 2018 to get acquainted with the nature of work of the organization and gather knowledge on activities in the area of international development. They were in total 9 - from Kenya, Ecuador, Hungary, Ireland and Spain including one guide from the organizer

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মালয়েশিয়ার জেলে বন্দি বহু বাংলাদেশি

কারাবন্দিরা। ছবি: ফাইল ফটো কুয়ালালামপুর (মালয়েশিয়া) থেকে ফিরে: উন্নত ও অভাব অনটনমুক্ত জীবন-যাপনের জন্য অনেক বাংলাদেশি পাড়ি জমায় মালয়েশিয়ায়। কিন্তু অবৈধ অভিবাসন ও দালাল চক্রের

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BASUG Workshop in Bonn – “Make the world ‘Plastic-free’ and Start Practice at Home”

Bonn: The first ‘Climate-friendly Bangladesh Day’ and a Workshop on ‘Jute Instead of Plastic’ was held in Bonn on 3November 2018. Europe-based Diaspora organization, BASUG organized the workshop in cooperation with Bonn Network for Development with support from the German development organization, SUE-NRW. The on-line European news portal, Our Voice was the media partner. Jute and jute-related products were on display at different stalls

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BASUG delegates with the participants on the 1st day of BASUG & SOLVE training on ''Climate Change and its impact in Agricultre and women'' in Lalitpur, Nepal on 23 September 2018

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Remittance inflow to Bangladesh rises 32% in Sept

The expatriate Bangladeshis have sent home over $1.13 billion in September, an increase of about 32 percent from the same period a year earlier. In the first three months (July-September) of the current fiscal year, expatriates remitted over $3.86 billion, which is 13.73 percent higher than the remittance sent in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal year, according to latest data released by the Bangladesh Bank.  A rise in global oil

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Climate Adaptation Training for Women Empowerment held in Nepal

Lalitpur, 24 September: A two days training course on “Empowering women to adapt climate change effects for sustainable growth” was held at the Local Development Training Academy, Lalitpur district, Nepal on 23-24 September 2018. The training course was organised as a part of the on-going project of European based BASUG diaspora development organisation in collaboration with its local partner SOLVE Nepal and with the support of the German International

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A stabbing leads to anti-migrant protests in Germany

A young woman carefully lays a sunflower next to the candles and carnations that surround a photo of 35-year-old Daniel Hillig. An older woman cries as she explains that he was a friend of her daughter. The spot where Mr Hillig was stabbed to death last month, allegedly by migrants, has become a shrine. Both women say they are scared to go out at night and feel nervous when they see groups of foreign-looking men. “We’re not racist,” says one,

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Arts Festival against racism held in Bonn

Bonn, 27 August: Diaspora and development organisation BASUG and Seraji Foundation organised the first Art and Literature Festival against Racism and Discrimination in Bonn on 25 August. Documentary film, discussion, art exhibition, songs, poetry and short stories were the main festival attractions held in the MIGRApolis hall in Bonn, Germany. ead of the Integration Department of Bonn City Corporation Coletta Manemann inaugurated the festival as

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In US Senator McCain’s passing, Bangladesh’s Bridget loses her father

McCain, who ran unsuccessfully for president as a self-styled maverick Republican in 2008, and his wife, Cindy, adopted Bridget during Cindy’s 1993 humanitarian trip to Bangladesh. McCain died at the age of 81 at his home in Arizona on Saturday after a long battle with cancer. He was a naval bomber pilot, prisoner of war, conservative maverick, giant of the Senate, twice-defeated presidential candidate. In many interviews, Cindy McCain has described

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GFMD DIALOGUE ON THE GCM AT UN GENEVA ON 4 SEPT 2018

Press Release: 20 Aug 2018 The GFMD (Global Forum on Migration and Development) 2017-2018 Co-Chairs, Germany and Morocco, are convening a GFMD Dialogue on GCM Implementation on Tuesday, 4 September 2018 from 10h00 to 18h00 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. This dialogue follows a series of initiatives that began since Germany and Morocco assumed the GFMD Co-Chairmanship in 2017. It may be mention that Bangladesh was chair of 2016

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