Families and inclusive societies: International Day of Families celebrated

Dhaka, 15 May 2018: In celebration of the International Day of Families, UNIC Dhaka jointly with Probin Hitoishi Sangho, World-Wide Family Love Movement (WWFLM) and Center for Ethics Education of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology(AUST) organized a round-table discussion seminar at Probin Hitoishi Sangho Auditorium. The Family Day theme is “families and inclusive societies”. UNDP Former Resident Representative Ms. Sarwar Sultana spoke as chief guest while key note paper was presented by Kazi Ali Reza Chief Executive Officer of Center for Ethics Education. The key-note speaker focused on a number of issues such as deviation of family values, appropriate use of ICT and social media and causes of generation gap. The Chief guest Ms. Sultana highlighted on challenges of families, status of family bondages, economic situation, poverty, unemployment, and advantages of structured family system. Secretary General of Probin Hitoishi Sangho Prof. Dr. A.S.M. Atiqur Rahman presided over the seminar. UNIC National Information Officer Mr. Moniruzzaman moderated the seminar and highlighted the theme of inclusive society. Among others, the Vice President of UN Association of Bangladesh and President of Nandini Sahitya and Pathchakro Ms. Selina Khaleque and Chairperson of WWFLM Ms. Tajkera Khair spoke on the occasion. The distinguished participants took part in open discussion and Q/A session. SDGs promotional materials (post card) were distributed among all the participants.