|28 Aug, 2014|| Inaugural VOX-Pol Conference: Violent Online Political Extremism: Setting a Research Agenda, London||Ms Simi Shaila and Ms Tanim Laila represented the Institute at the Inaugural VOX-Pol Conference: Violent Online Political Extremism: Setting a Research Agenda at King’s College London on August 28-29, 2014 and presented a paper on 'Analysis on Gender-Based Cyber Terrorism in Bangladesh'. It was organized by the Network of Research in Violent Online Political Extremism with funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration
||King’s College London|
|25 Aug, 2014|| Fifth Gulf Research Meeting (GRM) in Cambridge||the program was organized by the Gulf Research Center Foundation Geneva and a partner institution of the Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge. She presented a paper on 'Multi-Stakeholder Framework for Facilitating Access to Mobile-Based Services for Visually Impaired Persons in GCC countries' at the workshop titled: ‘ Enhancing the Learning Ecosystem in the GCC: Learning Outside the Classroom’
|03 Aug, 2014||Islam and Marriage Seminar||Barrister Rizwana Yusuf attended the "Islam and Marriage Seminar" from 3 - 7 August 2014, organized by the Witherspoon Institute, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
||Witherspoon Institute, Princeton, New Jersey, USA|
|11 Oct, 2013||European Parliament & European Commission Visit||Barrister Rizwana Yusuf represented the Institute at the European Union Visitors Program (EUVP) 2013 organized by the European Parliament and the European Commission in October 11-20, 2013
|24 Sep, 2013||World Foundations Conference Istanbul, September 2013||A Conference on exchanging ideas on the work process and methodology of different types of charitable foundations around the World, organized by T.R. Prime Ministry General Directorate of Foundations, Turkey on 23-24 September 2013 at Istanbul. Barrister Reazul Karim presented a paper on Cash Waqf from Institute of Hazrat Mohammad (SAW).
|18 Mar, 2013||Workshop on ‘Vulnerable demons? Moral rhetoric and the criminalization of squatting'||Simi Shaila presented a paper developed by Barrister Rizwana Yusuf on 'Vulnerability and Marginalization of Urban Squatters in Bangladesh' at a Workshop on ‘Vulnerable demons ? Moral rhetoric and the criminalisation of squatting' on March 18, 2013 at the Durham Law School, UK
||Durham Law School, UK|
|26 Nov, 2012||Human Trafficking: Global Efforts to Combat and Challenges, Darjeeling, November 2012||The Conference was organized by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi. Barrister Rizwana Yusuf and Barrister Reazul Karim jointly prepared a paper titled 'A Critical Analysis on the Exploitation of Asian Migrant Women Workers'. The conference was held at Darjeeling Government College and was participated by Barrister Reazul Karim. He also chaired the First Technical Session of the Conference on behalf of the Institute.
||Darjeeling Government College|
|09 May, 2012||Rule of Law for Nature, Oslo May 2012||Barrister Rizwana Yusuf presented a paper titled 'Meeting the Challenges of Natural Resource Management through Public Participation' at the Rule of Law for Nature Conference at Oslo organized by Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Norway.
||University of Oslo, Norway|
|26 Mar, 2012||Planet Under Pressure 2012||Organized by University of Oxford, Environmental Change Institute, Planet Under Pressure 2012 Conference was held from 26-29 March 2012 to seek new knowledge on the global sustainability challenge. Barrister Rizwana Yusuf, Director Administration of the Institute participated in the Conference.
|25 Jul, 2011||UNESCAP Asia- Pacific Business Forum 2011||The Institute participated at the Forum and in the Panel for "Integrating Small and Medium-sized Enterprises into the Regional Economy", a special briefing was presented on the outcome of the Global Compact Local Networks/Multinational Corporations Regional Meeting: "Partners for Corporate Sustainability".
||UN Conference Center, Bangkok, Thailand|
|22 Jul, 2011||IADIS International Conference WBC and SM 2011||Kishwar Sultana, Director & Researcher of the Institute participated and represented the Institute at the Conference. She presented a paper titled, " Media & Multiculturalism" at the Conference.
|19 Jul, 2011||International Zakat Conference||Barrister Reazul Karim, Director, Legal Affairs of the Institute participated and represented the Institute at the Conference. He presented a paper titled, "Specialized Institution for Effective Utilization of Zakat & Waqf" at the Conference.
||IPB Int'l Convention Center, Bogor, Indonesia|
|13 Jul, 2011||IAMCR Conference 2011||Kishwar Sultana, Director & Researcher of the Institute participated and represented the Institute at the Conference. She presented a paper titled, "The Media towards Metamorphosis of Faith from Private to Public Life" at the Conference.
||Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey|
|04 Jul, 2011||6th Annual Durham Islamic Finance Summer School- 2011||Tanim Laila, Director & Researcher, Economics Division of the Institute participated and represented the Institute at the Summer School.
|15 Jun, 2011||The First International Forum on Media and Information Literacy (MIL) ||Kishwar Sultana, Director & Researcher of the Institute participated and represented the Institute at yje Forum. She presented a research paper titled "Frame Building_ An Important Responsibility of Todays Media" at the Forum.
The First International Forum on Media and Information Literacy (MIL) was organized by the Research Group on Mass Communication, Culture and Society; Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Sais-Fes; and Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fez, Morocco, on June 15-17, 2011, with the collaboration of UNESCO as lead Partner, ISESCO, the Arab Bureau of Education for the Golf States (ABEGS) and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) as key partners. UNESCO launched the MIL curriculum in three languages: English, French and Arabic in this Forum. The Forum came out with the Fez Declaration on MIL and a Plan of Action to promote MIL and encourage international, regional and inter-regional cooperation to this effect. The Forum was participated by 50 representatives from 33 countries around the Globe.
||Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Kingdom of Morocco|
|08 Jun, 2011||United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS||The Institute participated and represented at this High Level Meeting that reviewed progress towards the implementation of the 2001 Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the 2006 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS.
The Institute participated in this important event and was involved as a civil society organization, contributing significantly in the proceedings of the High Level Meeting.
||United Nations Headquarters, NY, USA|
|16 Apr, 2011||2011 World Bank Spring Meeting||The Institute of Hazrat Mohammad SAW presented a panel discussion on “Social Protection for Climate-induced Migration” at 2011 World Bank Spring Meeting. Barrister Rizwana Yusuf, Director Administration presented the keynote speaker.
The keynote paper titled “Social Protection for Climate-induced Migration” examined the existing legal and institutional framework to respond to climate-induced human migration and proposed responses towards preventing an outpouring of ‘homeless’ people through integrated strategies from public private partnerships. It reflected on the Institute’s research on the phenomenon of forced migration caused by climate change which is a problem facing the world at large and Bangladesh in particular.
A total of 40 sessions were held by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Civil Society Organizations on a wide range of topics including aid effectiveness, food price volatility, safeguards, Middle East democracy movements, youth empowerment, and climate change.
||Washington D. C.|
|29 Mar, 2011||Practical Implementation of Global Compact and Corporate Social Responsibility||The Institute was nominated jointly by the Global Compact Local Network Bangladesh and UNESCAP for attending the ESCAP I4D Master Trainer Course on “Practical Implementation of Global Compact and Corporate Social Responsibility”.
The course was conducted by one of the most recognized CSR/sustainability specialists in the region – Dr. Richard Welford, the chairman of CSR Asia. Equipped with a deeper understanding of the Global Compact practical implementation and reporting, the participants are expected to help positioning their company/institution as a leader of sustainability in the region.
||Pullman Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand|
|03 Feb, 2011||International Conference on Globalization, Higher Education and Disability ||Mahjabeen Khaled Hossain, Director Program, participated at the Conference on behalf of the Institute. She presented a research paper titled "Bangladesh Government initiatives on Education for the persons with disabilities" at the Conference.
||Bangalore University, Bangalore, India|
|12 Jan, 2011||MECCSA Conference 2011||Kishwar Sultana, Director & Researcher participated at the conference and presented a paper on behalf of the Institute.
The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) is the UK subject association for those researching and teaching in the area, whether in arts, humanities or social sciences departments.
The 2011 conference was hosted by the Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Research Centre which is situated within the School of Media, Music and Performance at the University of Salford.
||The Lowry, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester, UK|