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Tribute to the Language Fighters: International Mother Language Day Observed

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01Dhaka, 21 February: In celebration of International Mother Language Day, UNIC Dhaka, UNESCO Bangladesh and Daffodil International University (DIU) jointly organized a seminar, cultural show, drama and exhibition at DIU auditorium on 21 February 2015. UNESCO Representative in Bangladesh Ms. Beatrice Kuldun was the chief guest (represented by PO) while Prof Dr. Lutfar Rahman Vice-Chancellor of DIU presided over the session. The Pro-VC of DIU Prof Dr. Golam Rahman spoke as guest of honour and UNIC Officer-in-Charge M Moniruzzaman delivered a lecture as special guest. Language researcher Prof Dr. Begum Jahan ara of Dhaka University delivered a key-note speech. UNESCO Programme Officer Kizzy Tahnin read-out chief guest’s statement. All the speakers expressed their solidarity to victims of language movement who lost their lives during 1952. A cultural event and drama on mother language movement was staged before the audience. among others university students, young people, activists, media persons and UN officials took part in the programme. Youtube:  youtube

40 Years of UN-Bangladesh Partnership – Month-long Exhibition re-installed at Sufia Kamal National Public Library

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07Dhaka, 30 Sep 2014: The contribution of United Nations towards the development process of Bangladesh during the last forty years has been illustrated in a time line Exhibit which has been re-installed at the Sufia Kamal National Public library on 30 September 2014. The milestone achievements of different UN agencies working in Bangladesh have been put together in the exhibit. The UNICEF Representative in Bangladesh Pascal Villeneuve and Director-General (Additional Secretary) of Department of Public Library Md. Hafizur Rahman formally opened the Display Installation of 40th Anniversary of UN-Bangladesh Relationship at the public library premises. Officials of UNRC Office, UNIC Dhaka and Public Library were present during the opening ceremony. In his opening remarks, the UNICEF Representative highlights on activities of UN system in Bangladesh and appreciates government’s cooperation in this regard. He also thanked Public Library authority for allowing UN Country Team to re-install the exhibit at their location. The display booth will run till UN Day on 24 October 2014.

After inauguration, UNICEF Rep along with DG and UN officials visited the library and interacts with the library users, a number of rare collections of the library were shared with Rep. ​UNIC Dhaka and RC Office (on behalf of UNCT) coordinated the whole process of the month-long exhibition.