Peace Summit : 3

Peace Summit was an open platform to discuss, collaborate and develop capacity of CSOs and professionals to solve most pressing social or governance issues of recent times. 

The initiative was jointly led by Preneur Laba and EMK Center.

The Peace Summit highlighted issues which were going to impact the future of Bangladesh. The topics of Peace Summit were 

  • Impact of General Election 2018 on Bangladesh Economy and Opportunities for Young People (Day 1)
  • Role of Media in General Election 2018 (Day 2)

The summit brought Economists, Editors, Journalists, Students, Young Professionals, Academicians and Industry Leaders discussed the way forward for Bangladesh’s economy and media. 

In the 1st day the key speakers were: 

Name of the speakerDesignation
Mahmuda AfrozDemocratic Governance Cluster, UNDP
Dr. Atiur RahmanFormer Governor, Bangladesh Bank
Earl Miller US Ambassador
ATM Nurul AminProfessor and Chairperson, Department of Economics BRAC University,
Fahim MasroorFounder,
Mr. Naveed AkbarDirector of EMK Center

In the 2nd day the key speakers were: 

Name of the speakerDesignation
Mr. Sivnath ThakralDirector, Public Policy (India and South Asia), Facebook
Mr. Varun ReddyPublic Policy Manager of Facebook
Ms. Syeda Samara MortadaCommunication Analyst, UN Women Bangladesh
Zahirul AlamChief News Editor, NTV
Mithila FarzanaCurrent Affairs Editor, Ekattor Media Limited
Selim KhanOverseas Editor, Prothom Alo
Suchitra MllickSenior Sub Editor, Dhaka Tribune
Tasmiah NuhiyaExecutive Editor, Daily Our Time
Ms. Ayesha MahmudBroadcast Journalist & News Presenter, Independent Television
Mr. Jamal UddinEx President, Dhaka Reporters Unity

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