Human chain for the eviction of illegal occupancies and dredging of the River Shakhaborak

“You have to protect rivers if you want to live” with this slogan, a human chain was held in front of Nabigonj Notun Bazar, Habiganj on 24 April, 2018 jointly organized by Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), Habiganj Branch, Surma River Waterkeeper and Khowai River Waterkeeper where the speakers demanded ... read more

Press Conference on “Industrialization in Southern Bangladesh: Citizens’ Concern”

Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) and Waterkeepers organized a press conference in Dhaka Reporters Unity Roundtable auditorium on "Industrialization in Southern Bangladesh: Citizens’ Concern" on 7 April 2018. Former adviser to a non-party caretaker government and vice president of BAPA Rasheda K. ... read more

Discussion meeting on “Renewal Energy Prospect in Bangladesh”

Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) and Waterkeepers Bangladesh jointly organized a discussion meeting on “Renewal Energy Prospect in Bangladesh” on Monday, 19th February 2018 at 10.30 am in the National Press Club VIP conference room. BAPA vice president Khandakar Bazlul Haque presided over the event. ... read more

Press Conference on “Uses of Coal and its impact on Natural Resources”

Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) and Waterkeepers Bangladesh jointly organized a Press Conference on 06 January 2018 in National Press Club on “Uses of Coal and its impact on Natural Resources” where eminent civil society leader of the Bangladesh Sayed Abul Maksud, General Secretary of BAPA Dr. Mohd. ... read more

Round table meeting on “How to protect Buriganga and Dhaleshwari from tannery pollution”

Buriganga Riverkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) jointly organized a round table meeting at the VIP Lounge of National Press Club at Shegunbagicha, Dhaka on “How to Protect Buriganga and Dhaleshwari Rivers from Tannery Pollution” on 20th December, 2017 (Wednesday). Sayed Abul Maksud, ... read more

Celebrating World Rivers Day ‘17

  1 World Rivers Day Every year, World Rivers Day is being observed in Bangladesh with various programs highlighting the importance of protecting the rivers that are facing an array of threats. This year, with the theme “Encroachment & Pollution Free Rivers: Save Life and Nature”, the day was ... read more

Press Conference on, “Saving the River, the Sundarbans and the People from Pashur River Erosion”

Pashur River Waterkeeper and National Committee for Saving the Sundarbans (NCSS) jointly organized a Press Conference on, “Saving the River, the Sundarbans and the People from Pashur River Erosion” on 19 August 2017, Saturday at 11:00 AM, at the conference hall of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro in Bangla Motor, ... read more

Movement to Protect the Old Brahmaputra and Its Community

Flood has always been considered as one of the major problems for the community living in Chargobindhapur, as it is located by the bank of Old Bramaputra. In past few years, floods damaged the community life at a large margin. . Last year in 2016, flood inundated crop fields and dwelling areas, washed away ... read more

Movement to Protect the Old Brahmaputra River and Its Community

Waterkeepers Bangladesh together with other regional, national and local organizations arranged a community meeting with the people of Pathaliya, located in Jamalpur district in Bangladesh. The community meeting was held to get information about the understanding of the communities living in Brahmaputra ... read more

Movement to Protect the River Jamuna and Its Community

Together with other regional, national and local organizations, Waterkeepers Bangladesh organized a community meeting with the people of Bhatpiyari, Sirajganj on 7th of April 2017. The main purpose of this meeting was to share the realities around Jamuna to get insights about the experiences of the people of ... read more