Following the success of placements in the first ever internship program combining public and private sector in Bangladesh, Young Bangla has expanded its Vision 2021 Internship program to the tourism and hospitality management industry.
Scarcity of safe drinking water is a major problem in Bangladesh. While urban areas suffer from weak distribution, rural areas are hit by salinity and arsenic contamination. A little awareness about keeping sources safe and minimizing wastage could do a world of good to people suffering from these problems. During a Network Meeting on December 20, 2017, at the Panshi Restaurant in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, a group of youth-led organizations affiliated with Young Bangla came up with an idea to address this.
Young Bangla is inviting applications for the following placement. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the winners/finalists of Joy Bangla Youth Award 2015 and 2017.
Young Bangla and its secretariat Centre for Research and Information (CRI) is all set to launch the 3rd phase of the Vision 2021 Internship program in January 2018 for all members and volunteers.
Over the last three years, Young Bangla, apart from emerging as a major platform, has also come across as an expanding network of youth from all walks of the society. At the core lies a belief that with the right connections, the youth of Bangladesh has what it takes to make the connections count.
The transformation of Bangladesh into a Digital Bangladesh is more than a dream that once Bangladesh set as a target. Today’s Bangladesh ensures comprehensive use of Information Technologies (IT) for management, administration and governance to ensure transparency, accountability and answerability at all levels of society and state.
It took six months, eight divisional meetings, 70 activations in 40 districts and campuses, 100 field visits and 1,300 applications and one grand ceremony. Finally, Young Bangla has given 50 youth-led organizations from around the much-anticipated Joy Bangla Youth Award 2017.
Wheel of time rolled over to another phase and added some more dots Young Bangla’s motto ‘connecting the dots’. Nearly four month long process of Joy Bangla Youth Award reached to a new phase through the inauguration event at Sheikh Hasina National Youth Centre, Savar on 20th October 2017. From total 50 nominated organizations, top – 30 were given award today at the program.
On 19th October, the three-day long ceremony of Joy Bangla Youth Award 2017 started with the introductory meet with the top 50 finalists. The event started with the finalists introducing themselves.
After a nearly four-month long process of registration, activation, and scrutiny of over 1,300 applications, Young Bangla has finally come down to a list of 50 finalists for the Joy Bangla Youth Award 2017.