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National Convention on `Privacy Rights Protection


By farjana - Posted on 22 December 2014

Greetings from VOICE (www.voicebd.org). 

We are pleased to invite you to a National Convention on `Privacy Rights Protection' to be held from 9.30 am. to 2.00 pm. on 31 December 2014 at the VIP Lounge, National Press Club, Dhaka.  The programme will jointly be organized by VOICE and Privacy International in association with Bangladesh Manobadhikar Sangbadik Forum, Equity and Justice Working Group, Susashoner Jonno Procharavijan ( Campaign for Good Governance), Online Knowledge Society, Campaign on Citizens Rights to Information. 

The Convention aims to broadly discuss the issues of privacy both of their practice and legal regime to raise critical awareness and perspective in order to uphold the rights to privacy. This will focus on sharing experiences drawing the interactions from the participants on privacy rights in Bangladesh. This will also discuss on how to build synergies and coherence among policies and look for influencing law and policy makers to formulate privacy policy and act to ensure and promote privacy rights. This will also present a draft on Privacy Protection in the Convention.. 

The Convention will bring wide range of stakeholders from around the country-- from grassroots activists to national including CSOs, NGOs, journalists, academicians, lawyers, rights groups, online groups, consumers, trade unions, IT companies, member of parliaments and policy makers. 

We trust your kind presence in the National Convention on Privacy Rights will not only encourage us, it will also put high influence to take positive actions to ensure and promote rights to privacy.