Workshop on Coordination of the Social Protection Initiatives of the NGOs and Civil Societies Held

A workshop was held on Coordination of the Social Protection Initiatives of the NGOs and Civil Societies on 09 October 2018 at the Conference Room of the Cabinet Division. The objective of the workshop was to explore possibilities of aligning the social protection activities of the NGOs and Civil Societies with the vision and overall goals of the National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) of Bangladesh by establishing a more effective platform for GO-NGO collaboration.

The sessions of the workshop was presided over by Mr. A K Mohiuddin Ahmad, Additional Secretary, Coordination of Cabinet Division. Participants of the meeting included Mr. Md. Faizul Islam, National Project Director, SSPS; Mr. Aminul Arifeen, National Project Manager, SSPS. Representatives from the following NGOs and Civil Societies attended the workshop: Action Aid Bangladesh, ASA, Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha, BRAC, CARE Bangladesh, Gonoshasthaya Kendra (GSK), HelpAge International Bangladesh, Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF), MRDI,  Oxfam in Bangladesh, Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), Plan International Bangladesh RDRS Bangladesh, Save the Children, Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha (TMSS) and World Vision Bangladesh.