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Day: July 3, 2024

DIU welcomes Swinburne’s Study Tour 2024

DIU welcomes Swinburne’s Study Tour 2024

Breaking News, Education
The 14-day-long‘ Swinburne's Study Tour 2024: The Digital and Mobile Storytelling Festival in Bangladesh’ kicked off today on July 02, 2024 at the Daffodil International University (DIU) with a group of 22 students, along with two faculty members from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia . Swinburne’s Study Tour2024 will continue till 14 July 2024. The Swinburne’s Study Tour team was gracefully welcomed in the opening session by Professor Dr. S M Mahabub Ul Haque Mazumder, Acting Vice-Chancellor of Daffodil International University. Faculty members, students and coordinating officials from both universities were present at the welcome ceremony. The Welcome ceremony was also addressed by Professor Susan Kerrigan, Department Chair of Film, Games, and Animation, Swinburne Univer...
Shomotay Tarunno: Youth for Equality Project launched in Khulna

Shomotay Tarunno: Youth for Equality Project launched in Khulna

Breaking News, National
Shomotay Tarunno: Youth for Equality Project was officially launched in Khulna Division on Wednesday (July 3, 2024) with the vision of preventing gender-based violence in society, breaking negative gender stereotypes and strengthening youth and youth-led organizations at the national and local levels. Mohammad Yusuf Ali, Deputy Director, Local Government Department, Khulna, was present as the chief guest at the project launching ceremony at CSS Ava Center in Khulna on Wednesday. Besides, Anindita Roy, Director, Divisional Social Services Office, Khulna and Amitabh Biswas, Trainer, Department of Youth Development, Khulna were present as special guests on the occasion. The project inauguration ceremony was also attended by representatives of public and private institutions, youth-le...
ADB’s Vice President meets Environment Minister to Strengthen Climate Collaboration

ADB’s Vice President meets Environment Minister to Strengthen Climate Collaboration

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Yingming Yang, Vice President (South, Central, and West Asia) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), called on Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury at his office in the Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka on Wednesday to Strengthen Climate Collaboration. During the meeting, they discussed ongoing and future collaborations between the ADB and the Government of Bangladesh, focusing on environmental sustainability, climate resilience, air and marine pollution control, carbon trading, capacity building, blue economy. Both parties emphasized the importance of continued cooperation to address the challenges posed by climate change and environmental degradation in the region. Environment Minister said Bangladesh is committed to building resilience and sustainable...
Prof. Muhammad Yunus felicitated in Manila

Prof. Muhammad Yunus felicitated in Manila

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This was made a part of the 65th Anniversary of the Magsaysay Award itself. The event honored the Filipino awardees of the Magsaysay prize in the presence of the diplomatic community. Susanna B Afan  President of the Foundation in her introductory speech mentioned how the Magsaysay Award given to Professor Yunus in 1984 was  the first international honors he received, and more than 20 years before the Nobel Peace Prize. She stated how his pioneering microcredit lifted up billions of the poor around the world. She went on to elaborate how Professor Yunus's work impacted on many social leaders around the world to follow his work and made significant contributions in lifting the poor out of poverty. He counted how many of them received Magsaysay Prize in the Asian region for playing leadersh...