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Dhaka, 18 February 2024: Equity and Justice Working Group (EquityBD), a national platform of CSO and NGOs in Bangladesh, organised a seminar in Dhaka today to discuss the possible position of the Bangladesh Government delegation on the eve of the Thirteenth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization. The...
Dhaka, 17 January 2024: Twelve civil society organizations led by Equity and Justice Working Group (EquityBD) demonstrated a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka today in solidarity with the global civil society network Fight Inequality Alliance on the eve of the 54th Conference of the...
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2023 - During the ongoing Cop 28 Global Climate Conference in Dubai, leaders of Civil Society from Most Vulnerable Countries (MVCs) convened a press conference, have shown their deep dissatisfaction on poor progress of MVC LDCs issues and demand a concrete action plan to phase...
Dubai, UAE, December 04, 2023 – During the ongoing Cop 28 Global Climate Conference in Dubai, leaders of Civil Society from Most Vulnerable Countries (MVCs) convened a press conference, highlighting the critical need for tangible National Determined Contribution (NDC) targets from major carbon emitters. Their emphasis is on concrete...
Dhaka, July 20, 2023. Under the TRIPS Agreement of the World Trade Organization, Bangladesh must grant product patents to multinational companies who will then hold monopoly rights over the production, distribution and pricing of critical medicines and push out generic production. Until 2026, and maybe for a few years after,...
Dhaka 19 June 2022, in a seminar, Civil Society (CSOs) and expert have demanded at least 2% of GDP resource for climate financing through national budgetary process in every year. They also urged government to include coastal infrastructure issues as a prioritized investment sector to achieve sustainable and...
7th August 2021, EquityBD, has submitted its comments to LDC-5 Co-Chairs on zero draft Doha Program of Action. LDC-5 conference will be held in Doha in January 2022. Following the event, EquityBD drafted a position paper for LDCs issues. Please find the zero draft Doha Program of Action and EquityBD position. ...
Dhaka, 05 August 2021. As Bangladesh is graduating from LDC in 2024, the country will need to comply with the World Trade Organization (WTO) mandated Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement. As LDC Bangladesh is enjoying exemption from the patent rights and conditions set by the TRIPs. After graduation from...
The Sustainable Development Report 2021 ranked Bangladesh as one of the countries that improved most on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index since 2015 until the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to this report, published recently by the Cambridge University Press, Bangladesh ranked 109th among the 165-country. In South Asia, Bangladesh is above India,...
Dhaka, 12 June 2021. Coastal Members of Parliament (MPs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and experts urged a budget allocation of at least BDT 15000 crore from revenue in the national budget 2021-22 for the coastal protection, particularly for climate-resilient embankment construction. Today from a virtual seminar, speakers also suggested...

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Dhaka, 18 February 2024: Equity and Justice Working Group (EquityBD), a national platform of CSO and NGOs in Bangladesh, organised a seminar in Dhaka...