Monthly Archives: December 2016

‘Bangladesh leads on MFS in global platform’

Source: dhakatribune.com Globally, Bangladesh is the leader of the Mobile Financial Service (MFS) platform as mobile money pricing in Bangladesh is among the lowest in the world, said Lynn Eisenhart, senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The growth of the registered clients with mobile banking is really impressive and making significant contribution to the financial inclusion here in Bangladesh, said Eisenhart while talking

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Bangladesh’s development surprise

Source: dhakatribune.com Bangladesh is a land of diversity. We are home to different languages, and have a history that goes back many years. This Victory Day, here’s a small reminder of why Bangladesh is special. Improvements in basic living condition The changes in the fundamental living conditions surprised numerous eyewitnesses, since Bangladesh’s accomplishments so far, don’t precisely fit into the common pathways of human and social advancement.

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Global Forum on Migration and Development Wraps Up in Bangladesh

Source: www.iom.int Migrants in Countries in Crisis Initiative Guidelines Put Theory into Practice DHAKA: Sharing early implementation stories, the participants at Sunday’s Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) Initiative event showed how practical applications of the MICIC Guidelines are already leading to better preparedness in countries with an important migrant presence. “Migrants are generally invisible in crises. The MICIC Initiative

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GFMD summit ends with agreement on governance of migration

Source: thedhakatribune.com Germany chaired the closing session of the three-day long summit where representatives from 130 countries came to Bangladesh to participate in the summit. The 9th GFMD was the biggest event Bangladesh has ever hosted with 600 government delegation in attendance, said Shahidul Haque foreign secretary of Bangladesh and chair of GFMD 2016. “Bangladesh pressed home the idea of designing a global compact on migration that

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Migrant workers deserve better

Source: thedailystar.net The ninth Global Forum on Migration and Development Summit is being held in Bangladesh at a time when the world is facing the worst migration and refugee crisis in the history of human civilisation. With the evolving global political and economic scenario, countries are struggling to manage the crisis of humanity while thousands of people from war afflicted areas of Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and many more countries are flooding

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Pull migrants out of misery Says PM at int’l conference; urges world to systemise migration

Source: the daily star. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the international community to take a vow and act together to lift the migrants from their miseries and agonies. “Migration is no longer about 'us' and 'them'… it is about prosperity and wellbeing of all people, all states. We need to see how we can realise the transformative potential of migration by laying an appropriate framework for governance of migration,” she said.

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India proposes 9-point plan at GFMD meeting in Dhaka

Source: bdnews24. State Minister for External Affairs MJ Akbar, who led the Indian delegation at the Global Forum on Migration and Development, GFMD, on Saturday proposed the plan while addressing a thematic session. He stressed that the proposed compact should be gender sensitive, address the vulnerabilities of women, trafficking, human smuggling iniquitous labour practices and recognise legal migration as a positive contribution to the host economy.

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‘অভিবাসীদের দুঃখ-দুর্দশা দূর করতে হবে’

Source: banglanews24.com ঢাকা: অভিবাসীদের দুঃখ নিরসনে বিশ্ব সম্প্রদায়কে এক হয়ে কাজ করার আহ্বান জানিয়েছেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা। তিনি বলেন, আমাদের অবশ্যই অভিবাসীদের দুঃখ-দুর্দশা লাঘবে

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জিএফএমডি সম্মেলন: বাংলাদেশের অন্যরকম ব্র্যান্ডিং

Source: banglanews24.com ঢাকা: ঢাকায় শুরু হয়েছে অভিবাসন বিষয়ক বিশ্বের সবচেয়ে বড় আন্তর্জাতিক সম্মেলন গ্লোবাল ফোরাম অন মাইগ্রেশন অ্যান্ড ডেভেলপমেন্ট (জিএফএমডি) সম্মেলন। এ সম্মেলনে মাধ্যমে

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জিএফএমডি সম্মেলনে অভিবাসী শ্রমিকদের অধিকার প্রতিষ্ঠার আহ্বান

Source:banglatribune.com অভিবাসীদের সুরক্ষার জন্য আইনি পরিবেশ তৈরি করতে হবে। তাদের স্বার্থ রক্ষায় গ্লোবাল কমপ্যাক্ট প্রতিষ্ঠা করতে হবে। নবম গ্লোবাল ফোরাম অন মাইগ্রেশন অ্যান্ড ডেভেলপমেন্ট

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