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বাংলাদেশ ফুটবল ফেডারেশনের কাণ্ডজ্ঞানহীনতা ও তাসলিমার বাবাকে মারধরের প্রতিবাদে বিক্ষোভ সমাবেশ, বিকাল ৪ টায় প্রেসক্লােবের সামনে, সেপ্টেম্বর ৯, ২০১৬. অন্যতম আয়োজক: জনউদ্যোগ
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Adibashi Students Scholarship Giving Event to be held on October 15, 2012 at IED office

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About IED

The Institute for Environment and Development (IED) is a non-profit organization committed for developing and promoting active citizenship among civil society members including community people with special emphasis to the poor, women, youths and minorities (ethnic and religious). It was established in 1995 and is registered with the Government of Bangladesh under the Directorate of Social Welfare of Government of Bangladesh and NGO affairs Bureau of Government of Bangladesh. IED has strong presence in the area of the rights of indigenous people, women empowerment, community awareness raising, strengthening Union Parishad and Pourasava and its standing Committees, information dissemination, campaign, civic rights awareness, education system and curricula development, youth development, women empowerment, advocacy/lobbying, training and capacity building of government, semi-government, autonomous bodies and local government representatives through implementing various projects over the last couple of years. It is now well-established as a leading NGO of Bangladesh.

IED is governed by its own constitution and managed by 7-members Executive Board. The Executive Director of IED is the Secretary of the Executive Committee. Additionally, IED has 22-member General Committee. Dr. Rashid-e-Mahbub, a Physician, development thinker and activist with international reputation, is the current Chairman of IED. 

IED is committed to address the issues related to women empowerment, environment, democracy, governance, human rights and rights of indigenous people. It is covering the issues of plane land and hill areas indigenous people. They are serious affected by the effect of environment. The human rights of these sections of people are being violated by the other community people. Besides IED also addressed the issue of indigenous peoples land rights.

 

Vision

A just society that ensure democracy, balanced ecology and culturally diversified.

Mission Statement

Promoting people’s initiative for gender equity, livelihood security, governance and sustainable environment through networking, advocacy, campaign and activism

 

Goal

Contribute to establish an enabling environment for the disadvantaged people  to demand their rights and improve access to quality services for livelihoods security

Core Values:

Ø  Transparency & Accountability

 

Ø  Equity and equality

 

Ø  Innovation & inclusiveness

 

Ø  Collective participation and sensitivity

 

Ø  Promote rights of women, children and persons with disabilities

Organizational Expertise:

Over the years, IED has expanded its activities all over the country covering 23 districts in 7 divisions. Since its inception IED nurtured around 100 groups containing 1921 direct members which benefited approximately 90000 people within the society.

IED’s operational approach is to facilitate of space creation for people’s voices and aspirations, coordinating and supporting in all aspects. ‘Leading from the back’ has twisted IED’s usual style and approach which, IED believes, is essential for building people’s ownership for the societal progress. As per the organizational strategy, it plays a facilitating role through providing support and nurturing people’s initiative with the target group mainly community initiatives to accelerate the development process from the grassroots to national levels. It also works to strengthen local governance, women empowerment and provide skill development training.

It has also earned wide recognition experiencing in the fields of human rights, governance, advocacy, disaster management, minority empowerment and other socio-economic aspects of development through participatory approach. It believes the peoples’ potentiality and participation that brings the success and develops the peoples’ capacity. 

IED has conducted several studies on democracy, electoral process, Education system reformation, and Budget and PRSP analysis on women empowerment aspects.

Project design: IED has the capacity to develop comprehensive project proposal based on its experiences and learning related to the various development and environment projects by its own.

Report Writing: IED prepare all sorts of quality reports related to the project implementations for NGO bureau, donors, government and other organizations by its own.

Monitoring and Evaluation: IED has its own monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system ensuring the quality of programme delivery. The M&E system includes tools for monitoring and assesses the effectiveness of the tools after each semester of the project. A PME Manual also works as workbook with a scope to revising and developing into the system according to the demand at the field level. The Manual also emphasizes on participative and field based approaches including integration of periodic self-evaluation process. It allows a database having analysis of the quarterly-based reported data, possibility of adopting new approach, impact analysis—both qualitative and quantitative, for a better programme management. These data as well as information direct the skilled staff both at centre and central levels to highlights problems and the necessary corrections. The concern Cell of IED performs the internal monitoring and evaluation for all projects and programmes of the organization.

Training Facilitation and Module Development: Training program implementation related to disaster risk reduction such as

  • Development of training module on establishing a multi-stakeholder partnership framework for ensuring good quality of the national capacity building to Union Parishad – a joint initiatives of IED with National Institute of Local Government (NILG)
  • Training module for BMO members on information, advocacy and gender for INTERCOOPARATION, 2011
  • Conducted training course on CRA for IED/CDMP/UNDP, 2005-6
  • Training Module for Local Governance Support Project (LGSP), Commissioned by World Bank/NILG/LGD-GoB, 2008-09
  • Training Module for Grassroots Women Leaders on `Participation in Election Process and Capacity Development on Election related Activities, Commissioned by Action Aid Bangladesh, 2009
  • Manual, Course Module and Monitoring and Evaluation Guideline for Capacity Building of UPs of Local Governance Support Project (LGSP), Commissioned by World Bank/ NILG/LGD, 2008-9
  • Training Module for Local Governance Support Project (LGSP), Commissioned by World Bank/NILG/LGD-GoB, 2008-09
  • Conducted course for Narshary Malik Samiti of INTERCOOPERATION/RATI, 2006-7
  • Social Mobilization, Local Level advocacy and Gender Course for Development Activists, Organized by Institute for Environment and Development (IED), 2004.

Capacity Development Forum:

As a part of its staff development initiatives IED regularly organizes the forum where analytical capacity of its staff is developed on different development, social and economic issues and sharing experiences are given emphasis. It has regular monthly capacity development forum at central level and field offices. Through its Capacity Development Forum it organizes policy debates and discussion meetings on pertinent socio-economic, technological, environmental and other professional skill development issues relating to development with national, regional, and international perspectives.  

Advocacy and Campaign:

IED was also involved in various campaign activities in partnership with different national/ international organizations and reputed civil/people’s initiatives. Recently IED has completed MDG campaign activities with the aim to facilitate MDG localization in partnership with UN Millennium Campaign (UNMC) to facilitate local/constituency level MDG tracking and monitoring involving local MPs, elected local government representatives, government officials, civil society members, women leaders, youths and students, and development activists etc. IED is an active member of different networks and forums at national and regional level. It has the opportunity to raise its concerns at different levels through these networks and forums, which would be a significant advantage in implementing its activities as well, particularly for advocacy and campaign for promoting democracy, governance, human rights and rights indigenous people.

Management:

IED has 22-member General Committee. The General Committee members elect the seven-member Executive Board for every Two years. 

Legal status:

IED is registered under Social Welfare Directorate, Government of Bangladesh, Registration No. Dha- 03553 dated 8.April.1996 and with NGO Affairs bureau, GOB vide no 1866, dated 13 August 2003 and renewal on 6 June 2008

Office:

IED has office in Dhaka including, meeting/training room and other facilities. Besides it maintains four field offices at Jessore, Mymensing, Mohangonj and Netrakona

Head Office:     Institute for Environment and Development (IED)

13/14 Babar Road, Block B, Mohammadpur Housing Estate,  Dhaka 1207
Phone: (880 2) 8158248, Fax: (880 2) 8114099
E-mail: ieddhaka@gmail.com,  Website: www.iedbd.org

 

Management:

IED has 22-member General Committee. The General Committee members elect the seven-member Executive Board for every Two years. Following is the current Executive and General Committee:

Executive Committee
(Effective from 4 June 2010 to 3 June 2012) 

Sl.

Name

Occupation

Designation

1

Prof. Dr. Rashid-e-Mahbub

Academician, Physician and Social Activists

Chairman

2

Prof. H K Arefeen

Academician, Professor, Dhaka University

Vice Chairman

3

Numan Ahmed Khan

Environmental, Excluded group activist

Secretary

4

Dr. Laila Arjumand Banu

Social Worker, Development Activist

Treasurer

5

Zobaida Nasrin Kona

Academician, Lecturer, Dhaka University

Member

6

Kazi Abdur Rahman

Principal, Era International School Activists

Member

7

Jahangir Hossain Sharif

Researcher and Activists

Member

 

General Committee

(Effective from 4 June 2010 to 3 June 2012)

SL

Name

Designation

1

Dr. Rahid-E-Mahbub

Chairman

2

Prof. H K Arefeen

Vice Chairman

3

Numan Ahmed Khan

Secretary

4

Dr. Laila Arjumand Banu

Treasurer

5

Zobaida Nasrin Kona

Executive Member

6

Kazi Abdur Rahman

Executive Member

7

Jahangir Hossain Sharif

Executive Member

8

Shirin Banu Mitil

General Member

9

Oporajita Dewan Deepa

General Member

10

Suhorab Hasan

General Member

11

Rakhhori Sarkar

General Member

12

Zahid Mostofa

General Member

13

M.A.M Golam Kibria

General Member

14

Sharmina Shams

General Member

15

Shahida begum

General Member

16

Zillur Rahman

General Member

17

Maj. (Rtd.) Mustafa Najib

General Member

18

Liakat Ali

General Member

19

Tarik Ali

General Member

20

Dr. Nurul Islam

General Member

21

Dr. Jahanara Akter Chowdhury

General Member

22

Julekha Begum

General Member

 

Legal status:

IED is registered under Social Welfare Directorate, Government of Bangladesh, Registration No. Dha- 03553 dated 8.April.1996 and with NGO Affairs bureau, GOB vide no 1866, dated 13 August 2003 and renewal on 6 June 2008

Office:

IED has office in Dhaka including, meeting/training room and other facilities. Besides it maintains four field offices at Jessore, Mymensing, Mohangonj and Netrakona

Coverage

Direct implementation: 12 districts

 Implementation by Partner Organizations: 11 districts

Total Districts: 23

Number of Groups: 100

Number of Group Members: 1921

Number of people benefited since inception: 90000

Number of Staff: 39 (Female - 15, Male - 24)

Number of Volunteers: 05

Location and address of offices 

Head Office:     Institute for Environment and Development (IED)
Kalpana Sundar (2nd Floor), 13/14 Babar Road, Block B, Mohammadpur Housing Estate,  Dhaka 1207
Phone: (880 2) 8158248, Fax: (880 2) 8114099
E-mail: ieddhaka@gmail.com
Website: www.iedbd.org

Field Offices:

 

1

IED Mymensingh Center

12 Golkibari Road (1st floor), Mymensingh 2200, Phone: (091) 66180,

Email. ied.mymensingh@yahoo.com

2

IED Jessore Center,

106/A, Jail Road, Bi Lane Ghop, 

Jessore 7400

Phone: (0421) 62879, e-mail: iedjessore@gmail.com

3

IED Mohangonj

Parvin Villa, College Road, PO. Mohangonj, Netrokona , Cell: 01719751209

E-mail: ied.mohangonj@yahoo.com

4

IED Netrokona

East katlye, P.O. Netrokona 2400

Phone: (0951) 62446

E-mail: ied.netrakona@yahoo.com,


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