Building the youth Momentum

Introduction

ActionAid Bangladesh helps promote social cohesion for young people. AAIB seeks to co- convene, facilitate and co-creator with local struggles and connect with progressive social movements, young people themselves and their movements. With increased emphasis on addressing the need and demands of young people supported by the 7th Five Year plan and Sustainable Development Goals, we will seek to address the causes of unemployment amongst young people and support their transitions through securing decent work.

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Background

ActionAid Bangladesh helps promote social cohesion for young people. AAIB seeks to co- convene, facilitate and co-creator with local struggles and connect with progressive social movements, young people themselves and their movements. With increased emphasis on addressing the need and demands of young people supported by the 7th Five Year plan and Sustainable Development Goals, we will seek to address the causes of unemployment amongst young people and support their transitions through securing decent work.

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Building the Youth Momentum

Youth as drivers of poverty reduction and economic growth can be one of the most valuable human assets in the world if and when they are fully integrated in their societies. To ensure that this integration is inclusive , there has to be concerted effort on and for marginalised and disadvantaged youth. This will enable young people living in poverty to actively participate in governance structures, dialogues and claim their rights in society. ActionAid calls on governments and civil society to work collectively to harness the potential of young people and ensure their participation, voice and needs are addressed in taking forward national development priorities.

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Call to Youth

ActionAid firmly believes that the promotion of youth as agents of social change and in positions of leadership will yield the highest return on investment - the nation’s development. This is fundamental as youth shape social and economic development and build the foundation for the country’s future. We also lobby with key decision makers on youth both nationally and regionally as well as, the office of the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on youth and the inter agency Network for Youth Development (IAYND) to ensure the UN Secretary

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Impact Statistics


100 Villages Reached


45 Families Reached


578 People Directly Benefited


76 Women Benefited

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National Consultation Workshop for Young People

Access to Information (a2i) with the support of ActionAid Bangladesh organized a national consultation workshop with public and private level stakeholders where the discussants talked on different issues regarding the possibilities and challenges of employment opportunities for youth in the informal sector.
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In December 2018, Maleka Yeasmin, the Executive Director of ASUS, a BFI Partner of AAB in Panchagarh received ‘Joyeeta award’ for her contribution in the community development in the former enclaves in the district.
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International Youth Day Celebrated in Bagerhat

Online TV channel, ITV (International Television) published a report on the International Youth Day celebration by Badhon Manob Unnayan Sangstha (Badhon) in Bagerhat. There was a colorful rally from the District Commissioner's office to celebrate the event. Later on a discussion meeting was held at Khan Jahan Ali College Auditorium chaired by Mir Sawkat Ali Badsha from Ministry of Fisheries And Livestock. Mr rishikesh das, deputy director from the Department of Youth Development of Bagerhat along with other guests attended the dialogue session as well, where the speakers talked about the issues young people face and how to address these.
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Local Learning Sharing

Local Learning Sharing event was started by taking registration and chaired at 9.15 AM at Grand Park Hotel, Barisal division with the honorable Guest, distinguish participant and event organizer. The total participants of this event were 58 people from 15 partner organizations’ youth and their representative from division of Barisal, Rajshahi and Rangpur division, 37 Honorable Guest and 10 Media Partners. This event took place on 3rd April of 2019. Guest Ram Chandra Das, Divisional Commissioner, Barisal; Md. Khairul Hasan, Deputy Secretary, Barisal City Corporation, Barisal; Md Akter Iqbal, Additional Deputy Commissioner Barisal and Md. Najmul Hasan, A4I and Young people of Action Aid and Tania Akter Eva of Empire Youth Network of Oxfam was present.
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National Consultation Workshop for Young People

Access to Information (a2i) with the support of ActionAid Bangladesh organized a national consultation workshop with public and private level stakeholders where the discussants talked on different issues regarding the possibilities and challenges of employment opportunities for youth in the informal sector.
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news

Developing Community, Leading the Change

In December 2018, Maleka Yeasmin, the Executive Director of ASUS, a BFI Partner of AAB in Panchagarh received ‘Joyeeta award’ for her contribution in the community development in the former enclaves in the district.
Read More

news

International Youth Day Celebrated in Bagerhat

Online TV channel, ITV (International Television) published a report on the International Youth Day celebration by Badhon Manob Unnayan Sangstha (Badhon) in Bagerhat. There was a colorful rally from the District Commissioner's office to celebrate the event. Later on a discussion meeting was held at Khan Jahan Ali College Auditorium chaired by Mir Sawkat Ali Badsha from Ministry of Fisheries And Livestock. Mr rishikesh das, deputy director from the Department of Youth Development of Bagerhat along with other guests attended the dialogue session as well, where the speakers talked about the issues young people face and how to address these.
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Local Learning Sharing

Local Learning Sharing event was started by taking registration and chaired at 9.15 AM at Grand Park Hotel, Barisal division with the honorable Guest, distinguish participant and event organizer. The total participants of this event were 58 people from 15 partner organizations’ youth and their representative from division of Barisal, Rajshahi and Rangpur division, 37 Honorable Guest and 10 Media Partners. This event took place on 3rd April of 2019. Guest Ram Chandra Das, Divisional Commissioner, Barisal; Md. Khairul Hasan, Deputy Secretary, Barisal City Corporation, Barisal; Md Akter Iqbal, Additional Deputy Commissioner Barisal and Md. Najmul Hasan, A4I and Young people of Action Aid and Tania Akter Eva of Empire Youth Network of Oxfam was present.
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