EVENT: Ocean Literacy in the Bay of Bengal Region | National Consultation Workshop

EVENT: Ocean Literacy in the Bay of Bengal Region | National Consultation Workshop

June 29, 2019, Saturday | 09:00 am – 05:00 pm | EMK Center, Dhaka

COST: ৳00.00

Learn more about Ocean Literacy, and contribute in the ongoing efforts of developing a local ocean literacy program for the Bay of Bengal region and Bangladesh.

This daylong consultation workshop is part of the ongoing local Ocean literacy efforts. If you did not already, please go through the brief history of the early development process (click here) and the guidebook available here in Bangla and here in English. The workshop’s program includes intensive consultation sessions about how we as a group of volunteer collaborators can draft a new and improved version of the ‘Bay of Bengal Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts’ guidebook. At the end of the program, there will be a two- hours long closing session where the public officials, development partners, and the UN officials will join the participants.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: If you are an Educator (independent, or working at formal or informal institutions e.g. schools, madrasahs, colleges, universities, training centers, libraries, museums, and other knowledge centers), a Communicator (at relevant public agencies, conservation organizations, NGOs, CSOs, or working independently), or a Scientist (working in related fields either at public or private agencies); please consider joining the workshop.

TAKE PART: Participation in this workshop is by invitation only. To participate please express your interest by submitting this Google form, please click here. The form will close on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 11.59 pm Dhaka time. We encourage you to do it as early as possible.

Contact us at opinion @ bayofbengalliteracy . net if you have questions.

NOTES: Lunch, snacks, and drinks will be served during the workshop. Transportation Allowance (maximum 2000 BDT) will be reimbursed for only participants coming from outside Dhaka. No certificates of attendance will be issued. 


Organized by: Bangladesh Ocean Literacy Program

A collaboration of

  • Aquatic Bio-resource Lab, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
  • Voices for Interactive Choice and Empowerment (VOICE)
  • Bangladesh Youth Environmental Initiative
  • Bay of Bengal Stewardship



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