The Upazila Governance Project (UZGP) is going to launch a school-level “Red Card Campaign” today (Wednesday, 7 September 2016) aimed at raising awareness among school students, teachers, guardians and community people to fight against early marriage and sexual harassment.
A day-long workshop on “Draft Capacity Development Framework for Local Government Institutions” was held at Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE) auditorium in Dhaka today, Thursday, 1 September 2016.
The Upazila Governance Project (UZGP) under Local Government Division (LGD) began today, Tuesday, 23 August 2016 a three-day training for chairs of all 17 Upazila Committees and members of five selected Upazila Committees at National Institute of Local Government (NILG) and Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM) simultaneously.
A two-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for key local government functionaries of the country began on Wednesday, 10 August, 2016 at National Institute of Local Government (NILG) in Dhaka.
The immediate effect of RTI training was recruitment of designated Information Officer in most of the UZPs.
Citizen engagement in local development planning and budgeting that directly affect their lives was enhanced significantly through four thematic workshops held in 65 UZPs under seven select districts.
Nine experience sharing meetings held in 2015 helped peers to better prepare Upazila Parishad (UZP) Information, Plan and Budget Book.
As part of peer learning, nine exchange visits were held last year from non-pilot districts to pilot districts.