‘Lighting the Fire of freedom: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’ travels to Toronto, Canada

To celebrate the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50th year of Bangladesh, Lighting the Fire of Freedom: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman exhibition from Dhaka Art Summit 2020, is travelling to Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada. The first iteration of the exhibition in 2020, was produced by Samdani Art Foundation and the Centre for Research and Information (CRI) in partnership with ICT Division and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, during the Mujib 100 year. The exhibition was also visited by our Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with her family. (more…)

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Shockwaves of Assassination: South Asia 1975

On August 17, 2021, Centre for Research and Information (CRI) organized a webinar "Shockwaves of Assassination: South Asia 1975" which reflected on the darkest chapter that unfolded with the assassination…

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Story of Bangladesh’s graduation out of UN’s LDC group

According to United Nations, the least developed countries (LDCs) are low-income countries confronting severe structural impediments to sustainable development. They are highly vulnerable to economic and environmental shocks and have…

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8th Episode of graphic novel ‘Mujib’ unveiled

CRI unveiled the 8th episode of graphic novel series ‘Mujib’ on February 7, 2021. Popular fiction writer and educationist Professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal; artist and director Wahid Ibn Reza; cartoonist Syed Rashad Imam Tanmoy and singer Karishma Sanu Sovvota joined the virtual unveiling ceremony. Shibu Kumer Shill, creative editor of the graphic novel, moderated the event. (more…)

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8th episode of graphic novel series ‘Mujib’ to be launched on 7th February, 2021

CRI will launch the 8th episode of its signature graphic novel series ‘Mujib’ on 7th February, 2021 at 7 pm. Popular writer and Professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal will attend the virtual launching.  Promising creative minds like artist and director Wahid Ibn Reza, singer Karishma Sanu Sovvota and cartoonist Syed Rashad Imam Tanmoy will join as discussants while artist Shibu kumer Shill will moderate the event. The event can be viewed live on CRI Facebook page.  (more…)

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What the world needs to know on Bangladesh’s 50th Victory Day

Today Bangladesh is celebrating its 50th Victory Day with special caution due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The country is at the doorstep of its golden jubilee year of independence. In fifty years, Bangladesh has stacked up many success stories for the developing world to note. Today’s Bangladesh is not a fragile economy; it’s self-dependent. The journey was not smooth. (more…)

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30 youth-led organizations win Joy Bangla Youth Award 2020

Thirty youth-led organizations have won the Joy Bangla Youth Award 2020 for their contribution to the country and society. Sajeeb Wazed, the prime minister’s ICT adviser and CRI chairperson announced the winners at a virtual program on November 17, 2020.The winners include 16 under social inclusion category and 14 under social development. Earlier, 47 organizations were nominated for the final from over 600 applicants. This was the fourth edition of the award given by CRI’s youth platform Young Bangla. (more…)

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CRI-Young Bangla joins hand with UNDP, NHRC to campaign for women’s safety

Young Bangla, the youth platform of CRI, in collaboration with UNDP, Bangladesh and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) launched ‘Women’s Safety in Public Places (WSPP) Campaign’ on October 14, 2020 through a webinar. Earlier, in March 2020, the Young Bangla and Human Rights Program of UNDP signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote women’s safety in public places. (more…)

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CRI launches the policy magazine WhiteBoard

Centre for Research and Information (CRI) on Sunday, 20th September 2020, virtually launched a policy magazine named WhiteBoard. WhiteBoard is set to bring fresh and diverse ideas into the policy-sphere of the Bangladesh. (more…)

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