Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) in association with National Endowment for Democracy organized a national policy dialogue entitled “Safe Use of Technology for Promoting Peace and Democracy” on September 24, 2022 at Dhaka. Mr. Mostafa Jabbar, Honorable Minister, Posts and Telecommunications Division, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh graced the dialogue as Chief Guest. Mr. Mesbah Uddin, Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports; H.E. Charles Whiteley, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh; Professor Dr. Atiqul Islam, Vice Chancellor, North South University, Mr. Minhaz Kamal Khan, member, BEI Board of Governors attended the dialogue as Special Guest.
BEI Project team and participants from Rajshahi Sadar and Paba Upazila shared their interesting findings, learning and recommendations gathered from the field activities of the recently completed project at Rajshahi, with the national level stakeholders for promoting safe use of technology and digital security. BEI’s initiative was loudly appreciated by all for working on digital safety, security and practicing democratic norms and values on online. All the guests stressed on raising mass awareness specially at grass roots level to minimize the digital safety, security threats and promoting peace online.