Bangladesh NGO network and friendship meeting on 22 September 2017


Dear representatives of development organisations and private initiatives,

You may be aware that Bangladesh is embarking on becoming a middle income country by 2021 and a developed one by 2041. Our Government is realizing this Vision in partnership with many stakeholders including the NGOs locals and internationals. We consider the International NGOs as important partners of our development efforts.  And a large number of the partner NGO’s are founded and based in the Netherlands, ranging from large NGO’s to small initiatives of individuals interested to contribute to development and poverty alleviation. We also hope that this initiative will also complement our efforts to attain the SDGs.

The Embassy of Bangladesh in The Hague would like to show its appreciation for your support and would like to welcome you  at a reception at the Embassy in the Hague.

The Embassy of Bangladesh and Niketan welcome you at the Embassy at Badhuisweg 77, 2587CD The Hague on Friday 22 September from 16.00 pm.


16.00     Receiving guests

16.30     Opening by H.E. Ambassador Sheikh Mohammed Belal

16.40     Introduction 1: Current status in working conditions in Bangladesh; security, government

policy etc; Mr. Kazi Russl Pervez/Mr. Istiaque Ahmed, Counsellor/First Secretary

17.00     Introduction 2: A view in the new policy for Bangladesh and What to expect of the Netherlands Embassy;   Mrs. Ella de Voogd, Previous First secretary SRHR, Education and Gender at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Dhaka, and Member of Advisory Board of Niketan.

17.20     Plenary session,

(a) Looking back at your joint experience, what are the main results and successes you feel you have contributed to Bangladesh

(b) Looking ahead, what do you think are the greatest challenges before the country and how you can adapt your support and assistance

18.00     drinks & food & networking

19.00     Closure

Please inform us by mail ( by 19 September 2017 about your participation. if you cannot be present, please let us know whether you would like to be invited for future events like this.

We look forward to welcome you in The Hague.

Istiaque Ahmed

First Secretary & HoC

Embassy of Bangladesh

Antoinette Termoshuizen

Stichting Niketan

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