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Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is going to organise Knowledge Sharing Workshop on KM4D for BNNRC Staff members, which will be held at Meeting room, BNNRC
Office on 14 November 2011.
Mr. Reza Salim, ICT4D and KM4D expert has kindly consented to be present as resource person to the Knowledge Sharing Workshop on KM4D for BNNRC Staff members.
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is a national networking body working for building a democratic society based on the principles of free flow of information, equitable & affordable access to Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) of remote & marginalized population. BNNRC is registered with NGO Affairs Bureau and Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Bangladesh as a network and established in 2000 as per Article 19 charter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which states:
‘’Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers
BNNRC’s Vision is BNNRC does like to see the rural people has the easy, quick and low cost access to global communication so that they are enrich and updated by knowledge and Mission is BNNRC will organize strategically important activities, studies, and advocacy so that the population of the rural areas will have easy, manageable and low cost communication facilities
BNNRC has been undertaking pioneer approaches to integrate ICT and Community Media for Development, Knowledge Management, policy advocacy for good governance, people's right in country and global commons and poverty alleviation at the grassroots through its networking NGO/CSOs in Bangladesh.
BNNRC's outreach extends to local, national and international forums for communicating Knowledge for Development (KM4D). In this backdrop, communication is recognized as an essential human need and, therefore, as a basic human right. Our working strategies are:
1. Communicating on the Public Sphere: The role of communication and media in exercising democratic political participation in society
2. Communicating Knowledge: The terms and means by which knowledge generated by society is communicated, or blocked, for use by different groups.
3. Civil Rights in Communication: The exercise of civil rights relating to the processes of communication in society &
4. Cultural Rights in Communication: The communication of diverse cultures, cultural forms and identities at the individual and social levels.
BNNRC now strives for the following core interventions to contribute in achieving Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS), UN World Summit on the Information Society (UN WSIS
Action Plan and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) through:
Right to Information for ensuring improved livelihood of the marginalized
ICT for Development for Bridging the Digital Divide in rural areas &
Community Radio/Community Broadcasting for amplifying voices for the voiceles
BNNRC utilizes its vast experience and works as development partner with all concerned government ministries/bodies, Political leaders, NGO/ CSOs, private sector, academia, media, national and international agencies.
BNNRC is supported by contributions from different development organizations worldwide who share a commitment in building a free, independent and pluralistic community media of voices for the voiceless. We invite you to join in our Struggle!