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Geopolitics of the Pandemic: The Bangladesh Scene


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12.08.2020

Recently, Head of FES Asia Department Marc Saxer along with Professor Ali Riaz joined together on the television talk show Tritiyo Matra for a…


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29.05.2020

The Corona epidemic around the world is forcing us to make the use of technology one step further.


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26.04.2020

Shefaly Akter*, a sewing operator working for Natural Denims Ltd, a Readymade Garment (RMG) factory in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, thought her life…


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17.03.2020

Although Bangladeshi universities have been an important part of Bangladesh over the last 50 years, contributing to independence, the democratic…


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22.11.2019

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have great potential for success in Bangladesh. So far however, they have lacked the support and possibilities to…


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Two years after the first Academy of Work in Bangladesh, trainers have restyled the programme to better respond to the challenges of organized labour…


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Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Bangladesh and Centre for Development and Employment Research are proud to present our new study "Employment, Labour Force…


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Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Bangladesh and Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) are proud of presenting a newly published study titled "Graduating LDCs in…


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A participatory higher education system and a prosperous and socially just labour market are at the core of the ongoing work by the Dhaka-based team…


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07.04.2019

How can women’s and workers’ movements be brought together? Members of the network “Political Feminism in Asia” are to meet in Bangladesh to share…


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30.03.2019

On 30th of March 2019, the second assembly on the Futures of Higher Education ended with a big hope that youths would be more engaged in the…


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Saturday, 16.03.2019 - Tuesday, 19.03.2019 - Berlin

This quote is by Shakil Ahmed, a "Young Global Changer" attending the Global Solution Summit in Berlin from 16-19 March, an event which is supported…


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05.12.2018

Academy of Work (AoW) is a 3-month certified training programme for trade unionists in Bangladesh.


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22.01.2018

In 2017, Bangladesh saw the opening of the first Academy of Work (AoW), a three-month long residential training programme for mid-level trade…


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15.11.2017

Identifying the challenges towards achieving tertiary education reforms and devising strategies to overcome those challenges has been a major…


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27.04.2017

An initiative of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Bangladesh in collaboration with Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies (BILS) and BRAC Institute…


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20.04.2017

The Academy of Work (AoW) was launched on April 20, 2017 ahead of the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy, in an attempt to remind us of the…


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20.11.2014

How can Bangladesh avoid the middle-income trap and how can the country take advantage of its strengths to accelerate the pace of development to…


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11.11.2014

At a dialogue organised by Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in partnership with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Bangladesh, CPD Chairman Professor…


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01.11.2014

The Centre for Policy Dialogue and and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), organized a public dialogue on the impact of the latest WTO negotiation.


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18.10.2014

The Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in April 2013 made global news.


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Thursday, 16.10.2014 - Friday, 17.10.2014 - Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Regional Gender Project of FES in collaboration with Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies, Bangladesh, FES India and Bangladesh office organised…


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Dhaka, Bangladesh
bangladesh(at)fes.de

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