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Human Rights Based Approach in Policy Formulation Underscores by UN Resident Coordinator, a.i – UNIC Dhaka Celebrates Human Rights Day 2014


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1An integrated human rights based approach in policy formulation was underscored by Argentina Matavel Piccin, the UN Resident Coordinator, a.i. in Bangladesh at a seminar organized by United Nations Information Centre  (UNIC Dhaka) jointly with United International University (UIU) and United Nations Youth and Students Association of Bangladesh (UNYSAB). A Poetry Reading session by eminent poets of the country, followed by musical show, was also arranged in the event at UIU Auditorium in the city on 11 December 2014.

In poetry reading session, noted poets of the country – Asad Chowdhury, Ruby Rahman, Shihab Sarkar and Muhammad Samad – echoed the causes of global human rights in their poems.

In her speech, Ms Argentina highlighted the UN Secretary-General and UN Human Rights Commissioners statements for Human Rights Day 2014. She said youth voice needs to be heard and appropriate use of ICT and social media should be ensured. She asked the young participants to go through the Universal Declaration Human Rights. The Vice Chancellor of UIU Prof. Dr. Rezwan Khan presided over the session while UNIC Officer-in-Charge M. Moniruzzaman moderated the session. A ‘vote of thank’ is given by the UNYSAB president Mohammad Mamun Mia.

In celebrating the Day, the youngsters also performed a number of songs in the event. Faculties, media, academics, UN officials and youth groups took part in the event. Youtube: youtube

UNIC Dhaka and UNIC New Delhi organized Cross-UNICs event to Mark Anti-Drug Abuse Day on 26 June 2014

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In commemoration of Int’l Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, UNIC Dhaka, UNODC, Daffodil Int’l University (DIU) and LIFE organized a Music (video linkimages) and Interactive Discussion at DIU auditorium on 26 June 2014. The lyrics and tune of the music were produced by UNIC Dhaka based on the theme of the Day and they were shared with UNIC New Delhi, under Cross-UNICs initiative, for their use in Kolkata by UNA. The event was coordinated by UN HQs.

Lyricist and singer Taufiq Ahmed Priyo sang the song in Dhaka event which was very motivating and attracted the young audiences against drug use. An interactive discussion chaired by Prof Golam Rahman, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, was also held at DIU. M. Moniruzzaman , Officer-in-Charge Continue reading