Five day long South Asia Social Forum (SASF), Bangladesh 2011 ended with new hopes and new determination to build a new South Asia. The closing ceremony of this enormous event was held at the Shadhinota Stombho (Independence Tower Plaza), Sohrawardi Udyan. SASF expressed their determination with “Dhaka Statement” where the participants expressed their solidarity to mobilize their efforts in order to assert the agenda of people’s economic survival and political autonomy against all forms of authoritarianism, hierarchy and domination;
Issue : Trans-boundary Water Sharing: Regional Cooperation and Equitable Progress in South Asia
Venue : Senate Bhaban Main Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Time : 10.00-13.00
Also 07 Workshops is going to be held on different Venue
Download the seminar list ( 19 -22 November 2011)
ASF and Manusher Jonno Foundation organized a seminar on “Effective Strategy to combat Gender Based Violence-South Asia Perspective” on November 21st as part of the South Asia Social Forum. The seminar gathered experienced and committed human rights activists to exchange ideas and best practices in combating the worldwide problems of violence against women. The panelists for the seminar included: Mr M.B Akhter- Program Manager, Oxfam GB; Ms. Naheed Ahmed- National Program Manager , UN Women; Ms. Mahal Aminuzzaman, Acting Head of Section, Human Rights and Good Governance, DANIDA;
South Asia Social Forum (SASF), Bangladesh 2011 focused its sessions on the sub-themes of fundamentalism, conflict and societal peace; food sovereignty & livelihood security; contemporary movements and thoughts; and media & cultural hegemony. Different plenary, seminar, workshops were organized under these sub- themes of the forum.