A workshop on Social Security Research took place on 25 August 2022 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BCIC). Mr MD. Kawser Ahmed, Member (Secretary), GED, Planning Commission graced the occasion as the Chief Guest, while it was facilitated by Mr. Aminul Arifeen, National Project Manager, Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme. The objective of the workshop was to select research topics with a view to inform the next phase of NSSS beyond 2026 and promote Bangladesh as a welfare state. The keynote presentation on the National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) and it’s link to the Welfare State 2026+, was given by Mr. Mohammad Khaled Hasan, Joint Secretary, Civil Registration and Social Security Branch, Cabinet Division. The presentation was followed by group discussion and group reporting. Participants included senior-level officials of social security implementing ministries, development partners, academicians of Dhaka University and IT specialists.
The workshop was hosted by GED and the Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme of Cabinet Division and General Economics Division (GED), funded by DFAT & UNDP.