The American Centre, Dhaka and COAST Trust are going to organise the launching of the E-book titled “Advancing Sustainable Socio-Economic Development through Education in the Bay of Bengal Region”.
The event will be conducted as a soft-launching manner and will be inaugurated by US Alumni’. The event will be held at EMK Centre [Midas Center Building (9th Floor), House#5, Road #27 (old)], Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209 at 5.30-7.00pm.
The American Center Dhaka and the Coastal Association for Social Transformation (COAST) Trust signed a cooperative agreement in September 2015 to implement a project entitled “The Bay of Bengal Working Group.” The main objective of this project is to establish a people-to-people constituency among U.S. Exchange Program Alumni who are members of civil society (academia, non-governmental organizations, and the media) from the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) member states through video conference conduct and joint publication. The American Center and US Embassies in other Bay of Bengal region and selected 23 exchange alumni in three thematic areas; education, climate change and blue economy.
The education is one of the thematic issues. This book includes alumni’s papers from different BIMSTEC member countries. The papers have comprehensively addressed the current education systems in these countries, indentifying limitation and future potential and also tried to find out the opportunities of sector cooperation in necessary areas to enhance the regional education facilities towards sustainable socio-economic development in this region.
BIMSTEC Book on Education