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Expert Speakers at Seminar on Climate Finance in National Budget Dhaka, 13 June 2024: Several long-term plans have been formulated in Bangladesh to address the impacts of climate change, including the Centenary Delta Plan. However, the budget allocation required to implement the steps mentioned in the plans is not reflected...
Civil society Protests World Bank's Loan for Bangladesh to solve the Rohingya crisis Dhaka, 8 June 2024: The Rohingya crisis has become increasingly more complex in seven years. Persistent funding shortfalls have compounded that crisis. When there is no option but to repatriate, the World Bank intensified this crisis by...
Civil society protests in Cox's Bazar against the World Bank loan for humanitarian work Cox's Bazar, 4 June 2024: The civil society of Cox's Bazar protested against the World Bank's offer of a 700 million dollar loan to Bangladesh for the development of the local population affected by the impact...
Dhaka, 18 May 2024: Unprecedented debt will surely derail the hope of sustainability after Bangladesh’s graduation as a middle-income country. The civil society organizations who participate in the event led by EquityBD include BDCSO Process, Bangladesh Krishok Federation, CLEAN, CSRL, NDF, Online Knowledge Society, Sundarban Bachao Andolon, Young Change Makers,...
Dhaka, 6 May 2024: Rights-based civil society organizations, coordinated by the Equity and Justice Working Group (EquityBD), staged a human chain in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka today to protest the stringent conditions imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on its loan to Bangladesh. The...
Abu Dhabi 28 February 2024: Non-governmental representatives participating in the third day of the MC13 of WTO in Abu Dhabi condemned the disruption of their normal activities in the name of security. Three of the NGO representatives were detained for various allegations in the first two days. They were detained...
Tonight (25 February 2024), a sub-group of WTO Members will celebrate the conclusion of a break-away agreement on investment facilitation and try to secure its adoption as a plurilateral agreement at this week’s 13th ministerial conference.  That can only be done by consensus. The convenors – South Korea and Chile,...
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...

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Draft Position Paper, Equity BD, 13 June 2024 National Budget -2024-25 Independent Climate Finance is Inevitable for Sustainable Development Proposed National Budget 2024-25 Amid a multi-faceted...