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What is National Youth Assembly?

National Youth Assembly 2018 is part of JAAGO Foundations endeavor to build Leadership Skills and Capacity among the volunteers of its nation-wide volunteer organization – Volunteer for Bangladesh (VBD).

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What is National Youth Assembly?

National Youth Assembly 2018 is part of JAAGO Foundations endeavor to build Leadership Skills and Capacity among the volunteers of its nation-wide volunteer organization – Volunteer for Bangladesh (VBD).

This inclusive and engaging program will enlighten the delegates with issues like Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to community engagement. It will further strengthen personal development of the delegates thus inspire and motivate them to be Active Citizens in their respective areas.

The 4 Days long residential program will present a mix of plenaries and coexisting panels on issues ranging from identities and values to sustainable development goals, entrepreneurship, and social innovation thus help youth delegates to transform their ideas into reality for a better Bangladesh.

What is Volunteer for Bangladesh?

JAAGO Foundation has been the pioneer in providing the youth a voice and a platform through its youth wing “Volunteer for Bangladesh (VBD).

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What is Volunteer for Bangladesh?

JAAGO Foundation has been the pioneer in providing the youth a voice and a platform through its youth wing “Volunteer for Bangladesh (VBD).

With the aim of empowering youth and facilitating volunteerism in Bangladesh VBD has opened a new era; that envision to develop a nation by reallocating skills and resources to foster self-reliance and growth in every citizen. Now every single youth of this country has a platform to initiate their ideas inaction.

At present with 25,000 registered volunteers, VBD is now actively working in 32 districts of Bangladesh in various social awareness campaigns with a motive to achieve Sustainable Development Goals in every corner of the corner.

Speakers

Speakers from different fields of work are attending the assembly to inspire and empower the delegates.

Youth Engagement

Shadab Khan

Managing Director, Coca-Cola Bangladesh Limited

Sustainable Development Goals

Farzana Chowdhury

Managing Director & CEO, Green Delta

Leadership Session (BYLC)

Ejaj Ahmad

Founder, BYLC

Leadership Session (BYLC)

Almeer Ahsan Asif

Deputy Manager, BYLC

Leadership Session (BYLC)

Zainab Syed Ahmed

Executive, BYLC

Design Thinking

Monsurul Aziz

Head of Enterprise Design at Toru

Design Thinking

Tanjim Ifaz

Sustainable Development Goals

Professor Mustafizur Rahman

Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)

Clean Water and Sanitation

Khairul islam

Country Director, WaterAid

Inspirational Speaker

Ayman Sadiq

Founder, 10 min School

Inspirational Speaker

Rubana haq

Managing Director, Mohammadi Group

Inspirational Speaker

Naveed Mahbub

CEO & Founder, Naveed’s Comedy Club

Inspirational Speaker

Rubaba Ud dowla

Founder and Managing Director , Pulse healthcare services

Citizen Journalism

Elita Karim

Editor, Star Youth,The Daily Star

Citizen Journalism

Riyad Huasain

Founder & CEO, Magnito Digital

Citizen Journalism

Abdun Noor Tushar

COO at Nagorik TV

Sustainable Energy & Youth

Nasrul Hamid

State minister, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources of the Government of Bangladesh.

Sustainable Energy & Youth

Maksudul Gani

Head of Sales, Solar Home System for Rahimafrooz Renewable Energy LTD

Transforming Youth Innovations Towards Entrepreneurship

Samira Zuberi Himika

Founder & Managing Director of Team Engine

Inspirational Speaker

Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

Filmmaker

Inspirational Speaker

Shamima Akhter

Director- Public Affairs and Communication Manager (PAC), Coca-Cola International Beverages Private

Sustainable Development Goals

Dr. Rezwan-ul- Alam

Director-Outreach & Communication at Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB)

Transforming Youth Innovations Towards Entrepreneurship

Sami Ahmed

Component Team leader LICT Project.

Schedule

Schedule for the 4 Days of National Youth Assembly 2018

  • 5:30 PM
    Opening Ceremony
  • 5:50 PM
    Introduction of the Group Leaders and Organizers
  • 6:50 PM
    Connecting the dots
  • 7:00 PM
    Introduction of JAAGO Foundation
  • 7:30 PM
    Journey of Volunteer for Bangladesh
  • 7:45 PM
    Youth Engagement
  • 9:00 AM
    Leadership in a Changing World
  • 10:20AM
    What kind of activity is leadership?
  • 11:35AM
    Team-building activity.
  • 1:45 PM
    Communication and Presence.
  • 3:05 PM
    A Question to Bangladesh.
  • 4:15 PM
    Deploy yourself
  • 9:00 AM
    Design Thinking
  • 2:05 PM
    SDG and it’s global agenda in relation with youth
  • 3:30 PM
    Role of Youths on SDG 6 : Clean Water & Sanitation for All
  • 4:30 PM
    Group Work on Sustainable Development Goals
  • 7:30 PM
    Dinner with the amazing stories.
  • 9:00 AM
    Panel Discussion on Citizen Journalism
  • 10:30AM
    Youth Opportunities in Nation Building Through Power and Energy
  • 12:30 PM
    Transforming Youth Innovations Towards Entrepreneurship
  • 4:00 PM
    Promoting Cox Bazar/ Teasure Hunt/ External Activity/Divisional Representation
  • 7:30 PM
    Divisional Representation Symposium.

Objectives

Our vision is to connect youths from different parts of Bangladesh and create future leaders by improving their technical capacity, and expanding awareness of current and emerging approaches. Thus the core objectives NYA focuses on are:

Leadership

National Youth Assembly 2018 will highlight the promising young individuals with a

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Leadership

National Youth Assembly 2018 will highlight the promising young individuals with a platform to share their beliefs and enhance their leadership skills. This platform will build connections among youths from diverse backgrounds, equip them with leadership skills, and enable them to have high impact in public, private, and civil sectors. The delegates will get to know about the passion, purpose and various possibilities of leadership. They will also get acquainted with how leadership is in the changing world.

SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), officially known as “Transforming our world:

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SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), officially known as “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” is a set of seventeen aspirational ``Global Goals`` with 169 targets between them.Each of the 17 goals has specific targets to be achieved . Together youths can achieve and make these SDGs possible. This inclusive and engaging program will enlighten the delegates with issues such as SDGs to community engagement. Here the delegates will get an insight on the purposes and the possibilities of their engagement and role in achieving the sustainable development goals.

ICT

Of recent across the globe, the relevance and power of information communications

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ICT

Of recent across the globe, the relevance and power of information communications technology to transform lives and bring about development of people everywhere especially the youths has been on the front burner. With new technologies sprouting up on a daily basis, National Youth Assembly 2017 aims of enabling communications and bridging the existing divide between the developed and developing world by empowering youths with a platform which will enlighten the youths on their role in nation building through ICT.

Connecing the Dots

It is the connection between youth and SDG’s that can make a better world. So, here in

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Connecing the Dots

It is the connection between youth and SDG’s that can make a better world. So, here in National Youth Assembly 2018 is connecting youths from 8 division where they will get to interact with volunteers form different districts and improve their networking skills, make change happen. They will learn to work in teams and take united efforts for building a better nation together. The will be trained to generate new ideas and how to implement them effectively to build a better Bangladesh.

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Other Services

All the information regarding accommodation, transport, meal and miscellaneous.

Accommodation and Catering

At the Assembly, everyone will be staying at the same accommodation organized by Volunteer for Bangladesh. Everyone will have shared rooms and bathrooms. All meals will be provided by VBD.

Dress Code

Everyone attending are expected to wear formal cloths during the Assembly. Further detail will be provided after your confirmation.

Flights and travel

Please contact your nearby bus station or transport medium to know the schedule for reaching the location of the assembly.

Costs

There are no costs associated with the program once you have reached the location.

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Delegates

30

Speakers

17

SDGs

20

Group Leaders

08

Divisions

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News and Updates

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