Dhaka, 23 January 2014: UNIC Dhaka and the Centre for Information Studies, Bangladesh (CIS,B) jointly organized a two-day long Training Workshop on UN Literacy (Post-2015 Development Agenda) and Information Literacy during 22-23 January 2014 at Savar Girls High School. Thirty students from 3 different schools of Savar Upazila tok part in the training programme. UNIC Officer-in-Charge Kazi Ali Reza inaugurated the training workshop as chief guest while the Headmaster of the School presided over the function. The Upazila Secondary Education Officer was the special guest. Prof Mezba-ul-Islam of Dhaka University and Minhajuddin Ahmed, Director, CIS,B, UNIC OIC Kazi Ali Reza, UNIC KMO M. Moniruzzaman and AKM Nurul Alam Apu worked as resource persons. Rotarian Sigfried Janzing and Archivist Florus Geraedts from Netherlands and social activist Salahuddin Khan Nayem also took part as special guests in the workshop. Certificates were distributed among the participants by Savar Upazila Nirbahi Officer in the concluding day.
Dhaka, 07 December: UN Library Network in Bangladesh (UN L-Net BD) of UNIC Dhaka and icddr,b Library jointly organized a half-day workshop on ‘Post-2015 Development Agenda’ and ‘E-Information Resources: Where are we’ at icddr,b conference room on 7 December 2013. A total of 40 library and information experts took part in the workshop. UNIC OIC Kazi Ali Reza was the chief guest in the inaugural session while UNIC KMO & Member Secretary of UN Library Network M. Moniruzzaman moderated the workshop. Two papers were presented in the workshop. Kazi Ali Reza presented a paper on ‘Post-2015 Development Agenda’. Another paper on ‘E-information Resourcces: Where are we’ was jointly presented by Sr. Manager of icddr,b Library Dr. Md. Nazimuddin, UNIC Knowledge Management Officer M. Moniruzzaman and Independent University Librarian Hossam Haider Chowdhury.