Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the
UN Internet Governance Forum
25 August, 2011, BTRC Meeting Room, Ramna, Dhaka 1000
Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum [Headed by Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee for Ministry of Post and Telecommunication] is an emerging OPEN multi-stakeholder inclusive effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussion about the internet in conjunction with the UN Internet Governance Forum (UN IGF).
It provides a domestic independent forum in the Bangladesh to engage civil society, organization, government, corporate sector, technical, media and academia for fostering partnerships, coalitions and dialogues that would reveal the best practices and inform at policy level both at National and Global level.
It is our pleasure to invite you to the Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF), on Thursday 25 August, 2011 at 10:45 AM in the meeting room of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), Ramna, Dhaka 1000.
H.E. Hasanul Haq Inu, MP Honorable Chairman Parliamentary Standing Committee for Ministry of Post and Telecommunication has kindly consented to be present as Chief Guest. Major General Zia Ahmed, psc (Retd.) Chairman, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has kindly consented to be present as Special Guest in the meeting. Dr. Akram H. Chowdhury, Honorable MP and Chairperson, Center for e-Parliament Research will moderate the Consultation.
Dr. Md.Mahfuz Ashraf, Department of Management Information Systems Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Mr. Tarique M Barkatullah of Bangladesh Computer Council and Lieutenant Colonel Rakibul Hassan of BTRC will present papers based on Bangladesh context on Internet Governance.
The overall theme of the Bangladesh Consultation meeting will be ‘Internet as a Catalyst for Change: Access, Development, Freedoms and Innovation’. Outcomes of Bangladesh Consultation will be shared to Sixth Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum 2011, Nairobi, Kenya.
We are eagerly looking forward to your active participation and valued contribution towards Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum.