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Notice of Roundtable on occasion of UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) 2016

Roundtable on IDPD 2016

To express its solidarity with the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) 2016, the Institute of Hazrat Mohammad SAW will be holding a Roundtable discussion on December 3, 2016 at the Institute’s Board Room from 10:00AM to 1:00PM. To raise the level of awareness on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the event is titled “SDG Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.

Mr. Monsur Ahmed Choudhuri, Former Member, UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities from Bangladesh and a visually impaired development practitioner has kindly consented to be the Honorable Chief Guest. Barrister Rizwana Yusuf, Director Administration and a Human Rights Activist will discuss the Initiatives taken by the Bangladesh Government towards building a more inclusive society. Barrister Seema Iqbal, the first visually impaired Barrister in Bangladesh will highlight the Legal Rights of Persons with Disability in Bangladesh. A tentative list of participants is given below.

Participants

·         Mr. Monsur Ahmed Choudhuri, Former Member, UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities from Bangladesh and a visually impaired development practitioner.

·         Barrister Rizwana Yusuf, Director Administration, Institute of Hazrat Mohammad SAW

·         Ms. Farzana Taleb, a visually impaired IT trainer

·         Barrister Seema Iqbal, certified IELTS Trainer and the first visually impaired Barrister in Bangladesh

·         Ms. Tamanna Tithi, visually impaired Law student

·         Ms. Shaila Simi, Autism Consultant

·         Ms. Israt Jahan, Web Developer

·         Ms. Tanjena Ahsan, Rights activist

·         Ms. Nuvana Naima Haque, a visually impaired musician

·         Ms. Asheka E Pir Hashmi, Early Childhood Development Specialist

·         Mr. Panna Morshed, Journalist

·         Barrister Reazul Karim, Legal Practitioner

·         Mr. SM Fardoush Alam, Executive Member of Bangladesh Visually Impaired Peoples Society (BVIPS)

·         Ms. Tanim Laila, Director Economics Division of the Institute of Hazrat Mohammad SAW

·         Visually Impaired students of the Institute of Hazrat Mohammad SAW.


Date:2016-11-20


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