National Workshop on Inclusive Social Protection Programmes for the Poor
What: “Suchana: Ending the Cycle of Undernutrition in Bangladesh”, a multisectoral nutrition programme works to prevent chronic malnutrition in Sylhet Division is going to organize a National Workshop on Inclusive Social Protection Programmes for the Poor.
When: 2 August, 2017, 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM
Where: CIRDAP Conference Hall (1st Floor), 17 Topkhana Road, Dhaka
Chief Guest- Ms. Meher Afroze Chumki MP, State Minister for Ministry of Women and Children Affairs
08:30 – 09:00 am : Registration
09:10 – 09:20 am : Welcome Remarks- Mark Taylor Pierce, Country Director, Save the Children in Bangladesh
09:20 – 09:50 am : Remarks by Special Guests-
· Md Reaz Ahmed, Director General, Department of Disaster Management and Relief
· Mr. Gazi Mohammad Nurul Kabir, Director General, Department of Social Welfare
· Mahmuda Sharmeen Benu, ndc, DG (in charge) Department of Women Affairs and Additional Secretary Ministry of Women and Child Affairs.
· Mr. Jim McAlpine, Acting Country Representative, DFID Bangladesh
09:50 – 10:10 am: Speech and Inauguration by Chief Guest, Ms Meher Afroze Chumki, MP, Honorable State Minister, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs
10:10 – 10:20 am: Vote of Thanks, Fredrick Christopher, Director-Child Poverty, Save the Children
10:20 – 10:50 am: Tea and Refreshment
10:50 – 1.00 PM: Working Session
We seek the support of the media in this unique endeavour, and hence request you to kindly appoint a reporter and a camera person to cover the event.
For further information please contact: Mr Md Abdul Quayyum, Head of Communication and Media, Save the Children in Bangladesh