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Conference on Bangladesh Democracy

March 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A conference on Bangladesh democracy will be held at the Barnard College, New York. The speakers at the event will discuss the quality of democracy and development in Bangladesh, human rights, labor rights, freedom of expression, freedom of association, freedom from all kinds of extremism, right to life, right to vote without fear in a peaceful environment; and how to achieve a free, fair and an internationally accepted inclusive parliamentary election in Bangladesh due in 2019 with participation from all political parties in Bangladesh.

Invited Speakers:

Lisa Curtis, Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC
Angela Aggeler, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, South and Central Asia, US Department of State
Jospeh Allcin, Journalist, Foreign Policy Magazine, Washington, DC
Humaiun Kobir, London School of Economics (LSE), London, UK
Chaumtoli Huq, Attorney At Law, Editor, Law@theMargins
Lars de Gier, Political Affairs Officer, Department of Political Affairs, UN, New York

The event is jointly organized by Archer K Blood Center for Democracy – a democracy discussion group on Bangladesh and Club Bangla – students of Bangladeshi origin at Columbia University.

The event is free and all are welcome.


Held Lecture Hall, Room #304, Barnard College
3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027


Kausar Mumin, 347-649-4253


March 29, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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