A comprehensive joint-effort to improve water, air and noise quality in Dhaka

Waterkeepers Bangladesh (WKB) consortium launched an anti-pollution advocacy project to monitor and advocate for the improvement of water, air and noise quality in Dhaka city on Thursday, May 6, 2021 on an online platform. WKB is leading the consortium formed with department of Geography and Environment of Jahangirnagar University and the department of Environmental Science …

River Talkie 07 “Health Impacts of River Pollution”

Waterkeepers Bangladesh consortium organized seventh River Talkie as part of the Anti-pollution advocacy process at Bosila by the river side of Buriganga on 25 July 2022. The topic of the seventh River Talkie was “Health Impacts of River Pollution”. Guest speakers of the river talkie were Dr. Abu Muhammad Zakir Hussain, Former Regional Advisor, Environmental …

‘স্বাভাবিক জোয়ারে ভাঙছে বেড়িবাঁধ-প্লাবিত হচ্ছে উপকূলীয় জনপদ’ শিরোনামে লোনা পানির আগ্রাসনে উপকূলবাসীর দুর্ভোগের চিত্র তুলে ধরার লক্ষ্যে সংবাদ সম্মেলন অনুষ্ঠিত

২৪ জুলাই ২০২২, রবিবার, সকাল ১০.৩০ ঘটিকায় ঢাকা রিপোর্টার্স ইউনিটি’র সাগর-রুনি মিলনায়তনে ‘স্বাভাবিক জোয়ারে ভাঙছে বেড়িবাঁধ-প্লাবিত হচ্ছে উপকূলীয় জনপদ’ শিরোনামে লোনা পানির আগ্রাসনে উপকূলবাসীর দুর্ভোগের চিত্র তুলে ধরার লক্ষ্যে সংবাদ সম্মেলন অনুষ্ঠিত হয় । লিডার্স, ওয়াটারকিপার্স বাংলাদেশ এবং সুন্দরবন ও উপকূল সুরক্ষা আন্দোলন এর আয়োজনে আয়োজিত সংবাদ সম্মেলনে অর্থায়ন করে আন্তর্জাতিক সংগঠন ব্রেড ফর দ্যা …

Community Meeting in the Balu River Bank

A community meeting was organized by the Barogram-Balu River Coalition on 4th July 2022 at City Daffodil School, Trimohini Bazar, Khilgaon, Dhaka. The meeting was supported by Waterkeepers Bangladesh Consortium under the project titled “Promoting democratic governance and collective advocacy for environmental protection in Dhaka city” under Promoting Advocacy and Rights (PAR) Activity which is …

Press Conference demanding effective implementation of environmental mitigation measures and laws to control air and noise pollution in Dhaka City

Waterkeepers Bangladesh Consortium was organized a press conference at National Press Club on 29 May 2022. The event was titled “Press Conference demanding effective implementation of environmental mitigation measures and laws to control air and noise pollution in Dhaka City”. In the press conference Waterkeepers Bangladesh Consortium revealed research findings of a year-long study on …

Dialogue on “Empowering NRCC to comply with court order to protect river pollution”

WKB consortium organized its second Dialogue with CSOs and relevant government authorities on 20 April 2022 at Nasrul Hamid Auditorium of Dhaka Reporters Unity in Segun Bagicha. With the objective to raise voice and advocate for strengthening National River Conservation Commission (NRCC) Waterkeepers Bangladesh Consortium organized this dialogue with the title ““Empowering NRCC to comply …

The first meeting of the convening committee of the Barogram-Balu River Coalition

Waterkeepers Bangladesh (WKB) consortium organized seventh community meeting on 19th April with the convening committee of the Barogram-Balu River Coalition. The meeting was organized jointly by the Barogram-Balu River Coalition and Waterkeepers Bangladesh Consortium under the project titled “Promoting democratic governance and collective advocacy for environmental protection in Dhaka city” under Promoting Advocacy and Rights …

Data Validation/ report lunching Workshops with stakeholders (2nd Data Validation Workshop – State of Dhaka Environment Report)

Waterkeepers Bangladesh consortium organized the second data validation workshop on Saturday, 2nd April 2022. The workshop was held at the Auditorium of Stamford University Bangladesh, Shiddheshwary campus from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. Waterkeepers Bangladesh formed a consortium with the Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka and Center for Atmospheric Pollution Studies …

Community Meeting on Pollution of Turag River and Remedies

WKB consortium organized Sixth community meeting on 12 March 2022 to increase awareness and organize community members to advocate to reduce water, air and noise pollution in Dhaka city. This was a two hours long event (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) organized at Uttara Govt Primary School, Moricharteck, Aminbazar by the riverside of Turag. More …

Community Meeting on Barogram-Balu River Coalition

WKB consortium organized fifth community meeting on 2 March 2022 to increase awareness and organize community members to advocate to reduce water, air and noise pollution in Dhaka city. This was a two hours long event (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) organized at City Daffodil School, Trimohoni, Khilgaon by the riverside of Balu. The community …