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  • A workshop on ‘Climate Literacy and Sustainable Development Goal 2019’, held

    Aiming for a sustainable eco-friendly planet, the Plastic Initiative Network (PIN) organised a workshop on ‘Climate Literacy and Sustainable Development Goal 2019’, in collaboration with American Centre Dhaka, recently. The session was designed to engage youth in becoming environmental advocates in their communities. Fifty young enthusiasts attended the workshop.

  • NEARS: Creating awareness on SRHR among adolescents

    Network for Ensuring Adolescents Reproductive Health, Right and Services (NEARS) has been working to create awareness on adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights and services (ASRHR), since 2004. It is a platform to foster rights and services to adolescents by providing them with information on SRHR, and help boost their self-confidence by raising awareness on sexual rights, irrespective of gender, caste, social status, and race.

  • USAID’S Obirodh: Road to Tolerance Programme hosts their 30th workshop

    An interactive workshop on religious harmony, youth power and pluralism among youth was held at the premises of Notre Dame University Bangladesh (NDUB), recently. Hosted jointly by Outbox Limited and Notre Dame University Drama and Film Club (NDUBDFC), and supported by USAID’S Obirodh: Road to Tolerance Programme, the event was a part of ‘Shobai Vinno Ekshathe Ononnyo’ (SVEO) campaign.

  • MASTUL Foundation hosts ‘Shishumela Sharabela’

    Celebrating Universal Children’s Day (November 20), MASTUL Foundation organised a daylong event, Shishumela Sharabela, at Rabindra Sorobor, recently. DIG Ruhul Amin, Bangladesh Police was present at the event as the chief guest, and Arif R Hossain, Imtiaz Ahmed Kamiss and Jobaida Ahasan attended the programme as special guests.

  • Call 999 for RobinHood!

    After a discussion between the RobinHood The Animal Rescuer team and Additional IG Md Tobarak Ullash, along with other senior police officers, the national emergency helpline service was facilitated for animal rescue operations recently.

  • Around the world on two wheels

    Shariful Islam, born in Nakhalpara, Dhaka, started his journey as a traveller in 2008, with his first bicycle tour from Teknaf to Tetulia.



  • Youth Opportunities

    Global Undergraduate Exchange Programme (Global UGRAD) 2020 in USA

  • Brihonnola: Working towards an inclusive society

    Brihonnola, an inclusive platform for the transgender community, has been working to achieve equal rights for transgender individuals since its establishment in 2018.



  • Nandita Khan’s ‘The Elephant in the Room’ addresses bullying

    Nandita drew from her personal traumatic experiences for the book. Timmy, one of the characters in the story, is based on Nandita’s sister, while Etana is based on her best friend. She believes that the support of loved ones plays an important role in overcoming the challenges that come with adolescence.

  • twelve presents Rise Above All 2019 held in Dhaka

    Don Sumdany Facilitation and Consultancy, in association with The Daily Star, organised a public speaking session, titled Twelve Presents Rise Above All 2019, at the capital’s Krishibid Institution Bangladesh,

  • Icon College of Technology and Management hosts convocation ceremony in London

    Bengali-owned institution in the UK, Icon College of Technology and Management, hosted their convocation ceremony for 2019 at Queen Elizabeth II Centre – Churchill Hall, London, on November 15. The college, offering affordable and quality education to students, was established in 2003.

  • Youth Opportunities

    UNESCO WHV 2019 – Let’s Heritage at Historic City of Ahmedabad, India

  • Promoting jute poly bags

    Team Robi, comprised of Tasmeem Farizma Mihika (graduate trainee) and Md Faisal Imam (manager) from the Brand and Market Communications Department of Robi Axiata, won the Young Marketers Competition Bangladesh, this year.

  • Authors of ‘The Mason Jar 2’ discuss their ambitions and more

    Recently, Worthy Publications, founded by sibling duo Kasfia Haque Samara and Nuzaimul Hoq Xishan, launched The Mason Jar 2, the second edition of their anthology, The Mason Jar, which came out last year. They received a total of 200 submissions of short stories for The Mason Jar 2, out of which 50 compelling stories by 42 young writers were selected for the book.

  • Fahima Mahzabin Chowdhury shares her journey to Microsoft

    Fahima Mahzabin Chowdhury is currently working as the Design Verification Engineer of the ‘surface’ team at Microsoft.

  • Bangladeshi participants at Global Biosummit 3.0

    The third annual Global Biosummit, organised by Director David Kong, the team of Community Biotechnology Initiative and the MIT Media Lab, took place in October at MIT Media Lab, MA, USA.

  • A credit-based vending machine

    ‘Credit Based Vending Machine’, a project by four BUET students, Ali Muhit Mustaquim, Ishat Raihan Jamil, Monoranjan Debnath Rony and Aminul Islam Olin, won the inter-university competition titled, Esonance 2019, recently. The competition was organised by IUT and 25 groups have participated in the competition this year.

  • A Soulful Evening with F Minor

    F Minor, the first female indigenous band of Bangladesh, performed at EMK Centre, recently. They started their performance by dedicating a song to women from all walks of life.

  • The days of the dead

    As soon as the last week of October begins, blood red paint, scary masks, and ghost costumes become an exciting matter. However, there is more to the days of the dead.

  • Through the eyes of a young mapper

    YouthMappers is a network of universities around the globe which provides students with the opportunity to learn mapping skills, develop leadership experiences and create new geospatial data for development projects in places that are vulnerable to natural and social disasters.



  • SafeWheel: Saving lives on the move

    Rafiq Islam (Chief Executive Officer), Faysal Islam (Chief of Business Development), Mazbahul Islam (Director of Marketing & Outreach), Anas H Makki, and Sadat Daniel are the core team members of SafeWheel.

  • Youth Opportunities

    For the fifth year in a row, Forbes is looking for outstanding young leaders who are transforming their industries around the region.

  • Youth for SDG 6 hosts their first orientation workshop in Rangpur

    Youth for SDG 6 hosted their first youth orientation workshop in Rangpur, recently. The event brought together a talented and diverse group of around 80 young people from educational institutes across the district for a comprehensive orientation on ‘Water, Sanitation and Hygiene’ (WASH), campaigns, leadership and networking.

  • National Youth Conference 2019 held at Bangla Academy

    With the theme, ‘Young People Leading Transformation’, ActionAid Bangladesh arranged the National Youth Conference 2019 at Bangla Academy, recently. This year, 500 participants from 30 districts came together for a daylong interactive discussion session.

  • Climathon Dhaka 2019 opens doors of opportunities for the youth

    On October 25 and 26 2019, over 122 cities started a solutions hackathon, aimed to tackle local climate challenges.

  • Project Tiktaalik: A different approach to science education

    Nasreen Sultana, the founder of Project Tiktaalik, is a cartoonist and an educationalist. She began her journey in the arts as an illustrator for the renowned magazine, Unmad, while she was a student at University of Dhaka (DU).

  • Youth Opportunities

    Russian Government Scholarships 2020 (Full Scholarships to Study in Russia)