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CCD Bangladesh is a communication and journalism based non-profit, non-government knowledge centre working in the northern region of Bangladesh. It was established in 1999 by the endeavor of some self-motivated professionals of diverse working areas who shared a common goal and vision. Know more>>

CCD Bangladesh Activities

CCD Facing Challenge for Set-up Community Radio

Recently government has approved CCD’s application for install and broadcast community Radio Station in Rajshahi Region of Bangladesh. Besides, government has also approved another 13 community radio initiators’ applications. More>>

Community Radio in making Digital Bangladesh

Community Radio could be able to play effective role in amplifying the voices of marginal and disadvantaged people and their information empowerment .At the same time it will play assertive role in making digital Bangladesh dream a reality. More>>

Human Rights Journalism Trainings at Local Level

The basic objective and purpose of the training courses was to flourish Human Rights Journalism trend for strengthening human rights promotion movement and enhance skills of local journalists on human rights related reporting. More>>

Community Radio can Play Significant Role

Community radio can play significant role for the socio-economic development and preservation of the language and culture of the indigenous people. Therefore, establishment of a separate community radio for the indigenous people has been demanded. More>>

Professionals Urged to Play Effective Role

The professionals have to play effective and active role for the welfare of the people, establishment of human rights in the society and for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh. More>>

Seminar on Journalism Education and Profession

The Journalism Alumni Forum of Rajshahi University (JAFRU), an association of former students of Mass Communication and Journalism department organized the seminar at RU senate vobon on Saturday. More>>

Community Radio Demanded for Indigenous People

Community radio can play significant role for the socio-economic development and preservation of the language and culture of the indigenous people. Therefore, establishment of a separate community radio for the indigenous people has been demanded. >More>

Candlelighting in Rajshahi for Wishing Long Lives 

AIDS epidemic started haunting the countries in the world. The number of HIV/AIDS infected people exceeded 4 crore in the world. Solely in the last year above 40 lakh people died of AIDS across the world. More>>

Press Freedom Day Observed in South Asia

South Asian journalists face enormous challenges in the line of duty all across the region. There is a fearsome environment with the growing hostilities against them. Incidents of threats, attacks, assault and killings have been increasing at the hands of religious fanatics, armed political groups, criminal gangs, street mobs, government bodies. More>>

Radio Program on Women Issues Started

With the view to informing the mass people of different problems and potential of the women of Rajshahi region, a special program titled ‘Women Voice’ starts to be broadcast over Rajshahi Radio Station from Sunday. More>>

National Coordinator Meeting held in Nairobi

The 2009 National Coordinator meeting for the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial program successfully concluded recently. The first meeting of the program’s national representatives took place January 30 to February 1, 2009, in Nairobi, Kenya. More>> 

CCD Achieved ABU Global Media Award

Knowledge centre CCD has been honored with Global Media AIDS Initiative (GMAI) Award for its significant contribution in creating mass awareness on HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh through radio programs. More>>

Bangladeshi Journalists Successfully Visit UK 

A delegation of four journalists of Rajshahi and Dinajpur districts of Bangladesh and Director of knowledge centre CCD Bangladesh completed their UK visit very successfully and effectively. More>>

Dialogue on Ethics and Ethos of Journalism

Chairman of Bangladesh Press Council Justice Kazi Ebadul Hoque said, freedom, accountability and transparency of press and media people have to be ensured for the welfare of the people and country. At the same time, all of us have to work together to establish rights and proper wages of journalists. >>More

Journalists have to Come Forward

Calling upon journalists to come forward to lead the society, speakers said, media people can play unique role in creating responsibility and accountability and in preventing corruption in every tier in the society.>>More

Free, Democratic and  Ethical Journalism

Without proper financial support to media people, free, democratic, ethical and responsible journalism is quite impossible in Bangladesh. Presently media houses are not supporting journalists and thus pushing the potential and committed journalists to corruption.>>More

Research on Necessity of Community Radio

A research programme on necessity and urgency of community radio for the sake of welfare of the grass root and marginal people started in Rajshahi. >>More

AIDS Awareness Raising Radio Programs

To create public awareness on HIV/AIDS, a special program titled `Their Voice' has been start to on air from Rajshahi Radio Station at 08:00 pm on Thursday. >>More

TV Journalists Training in Dinajpur       

It was said in the television journalism training started in Dinajpur, though the number of television channels increased recently, no attempt has been initiated to train up the broadcast journalists  More>>

Consultation Workshop on RTI Act

The proposed Right to Information Act 2008 will create barrier to the information collection process of journalists and using this Act, informer will get opportunity of lengthening the process. So the concerned articles of the proposed Act should urgently be amended. More>>

Media Personality G M Mourtoza Awarded

Bangladesh Debate Federation (BDF) offered special award to media personality G M Mourtoza for his outstanding contribution in encouraging debate practice to flourish creativity of the students and youth community in Rajshahi region. More>>

World AIDS Day Observed in Rajshahi

The youth community has been urged to be alert and aware in every nook and corner to save Bangladesh from the pandemic aggression of HIV/AIDS.>>More

The Youth Have to Stand against Corruption

Noted litterateur of the world Prof Hasan Azizul Hoque said, the youth have to stand firmly against all sorts of corruption and misruling. At the same time, they have to play pioneering role in establishing justice, equality>>More

CCD Bangladesh Initiatives

Capacity Building of Local Journalists on Economic and Trade Reporting:

Through this project, CCD will be attempted to introduce a specialized economic journalism and reporting in the local level by flourishing the capacity and efficiency of the journalists and to ensure the proper and effective role of the local mass media and journalists for the sustainable development of the financial activities, small trade and business enterprise in the region. The project will ensure creating interpersonal relationship between journalists, business personal and the European delegation of Bangladesh. More>>

Raising Saontal Voice:

The goal of this project is to create public opinion, public awareness and to raise voice for the sustainable environment, empowerment and human rights of the Saontal community through ensuring the active involvement of the Saontal representatives in the mainstream journalism and by introducing community based active journalism. More>>



Youth Voice

Bangladesh Aids Information and Documentation Services is an information centre located in the CCD Bangladesh office. People can get information on HIV/AIDS related issues from this centre. It has been initiated by CARE Bangladesh. 

Visit BAIDS web site 

Bangladesh Advanced Students Alliance- BASA is initiated by CCD to make the young people as active citizens, youth leaders and youth ambassadors for raising youth voice on several socio-economic, political, cultural related issues including HIV/AIDS. 

Visit BASA website. 

It is a CCD initiative to flourish folk and traditional culture. It is a cultural group of some promising young artists. Usually they take part in various cultural programs to raise awareness on many development issues.

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Women's Empowerment Network [WEN]:

The time has come for women to celebrate and become empowered through the launch of the Women’s Empowerment Network (WEN). Two volunteers, Laura Bos of AusAID and Molly Dalessandro of Peace Corp, have initiated this network with the support of CCD Bangladesh. Know more>>

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