A conference on Youth Development in Bangladesh marking the National Youth Day was held at Hotel Westin in the city on November 1, 2017.
The Ministry Youth and Sports organized the conference in association with the Commonwealth Secretariat and Centre for Research and Information (CRI). CRI’s vibrant presence was felt during all the sessions of the conference.
CRI played a key role in developing contents, mobilizing participants and resource persons for the conference. CRI also published a special booklet named Bangladesh: Youth Development which was launched during the conference.
There were four parallel sessions that took place on four different theme. CRI’s senior analyst Barrister Shah Ali Farhad present key note paper in one of the session titled ‘Youth in Peace Building. CRI members were present in the sessions as rapporteurs. CRI members, associates and more than 50 Joy Bangla Youth awardees participated in the conference and shared important views and ideas regarding the challenges of youth development in Bangladesh.
CRI displayed some selected publications on progress and sectoral development achieved by Bangladesh and the success stories of youth-led initiatives at the conference venue. The conference participants and other visitors collected the publications, interacted with the CRI staff members and showed keen interest regarding CRI initiatives.