With a view to raise collective voice in favour of the demand of equal participation in development for all people specially who are living in remote areas of Bangladesh a two days long National Convention on Community Based Organization was organised by Oxfam on 4-5 November 2015. A total of 500 community people from 16 districts (including River Island, wetland and coast) were participated on behave of more than eight hundred CBOs.
Mr. M.B. Akhter, Program Director, Oxfam and Convention, CBO Convention National Committee announced the convention position paper. The two day convention was chaired by Snehal V. Soneji, Country Director, Oxfam.
In the convention, EEP/Shiree’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. Eamoinn Taylor made a speech as the Guest of Honor at the inauguration.