Webinar on COVID-19 challenges begins at DU Saturday

DHAKA, May 16: A series of webinars on social impact and challenges of  COVID 19 titled ‘How is Bangladesh Confronting the Pandemic-COVID 19?’ will be commenced t Saturday.A total of 10 sessions will be conducted between May 16 to May 27 where around 120 participants from different universities, institutions, NGOs and SAVE youth
will take part through ‘ZOOM’, said Aynul Islam, coordinator of the conference also Associate Professor of DU Political Science department. With an aim to
empower community people and build social resilience to counter COVID 19 invisible challenges, the programme create a virtual platform for youth, experts and
stakeholders by which they will share knowledge and best practices.
Faculty of Social Sciences and Micro-governance Research Initiative of DU is organising the conference with the support from the International Foundation for
Electoral Systems (IFES) and UKAID.
Renowned academicians and researchers include Vasu Mohan of IFES Asia Pacific, IFES Country Director Silja Paasilinna and Dean of DU Social Science Faculty
Professor Dr. Sadeka Halim will conduct the sessions.