Short Course on Countering Violent Extremism

Participants of the third delivery of #AustraliaAwards Short Course on Countering Violent Extremism – Using Social Media to Counter Radicalisation recently attended their pre-departure briefing in Dhaka. This short course will enable participants to examine the role of social media in the radicalisation process and explore recent initiatives to counter online threats. Participants are encouraged to develop strategies for the deployment of Read More …

Farzana Chowdhury: Bangladeshi champion for innovation and entrepreneurship

Australia Awards alumna Farzana Chowdhury is a woman with many career achievements. She is Bangladesh’s first-ever woman CEO in the insurance and financial sector. Early this year, she received an award for contributions towards the achievement of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 at the ‘She Rockers MyEO Women Summit and SDG Awards 2019’ (SDG 5 relates to Read More …