Dr. Shanawez Hossain, Research Fellow of BIGD participated in the Sharing and Validation Workshop of SDC Local Economic Development Project in Bangladesh, organized by Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh on April 13, 2017.
Dr. Shanawez delivered a Lecture on the topic “Urbanization and Urban Transport Governance in Bangladesh” in a course titled Master in Environmental Management in Independent University (IUB) as aGuest Lecturer on April 8, 2017.
Sahida Khondaker attended the findings sharing of a Qualitative Assessment Study on Adolescent Friendly Health Corners (AFHCs) in Selected Government Health Facilities in Bangladesh conducted by Population Council, held on April 26, 2017
Dr. Shanawez appeared in an interview of a TV Channel named News24TV on Traffic and Public Transport of Dhaka City Based on BIGD State of Cities Report, 2016 on April 26, 2017.
Dr. Shanawez delivered an online guest lecture for the students of RMIT University, Australia on the topic, ‘Traffic and Transportation in Dhaka, Bangladesh- Governance Perspective’ for the Course, 'Urbanisation Issues in the Asia Pacific Region' under the UN Habitat Project: State of Cities in the Asia Pacific Region, on April 28, 2017.
Dr. Shanawez, Maheen Sultan, Visiting Fellow; Sahida Khondaker, Sadia Mustafa and Nuzhat Sharmeen, Research Associates of BIGD attended the sessions titled “Can Bangladesh Continue to Grow without ‘Good Governance’?” and “Status of Women Entrepreneurship: What Have We Achieved?” at the BIDS Critical Conversations 2017.