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  • The KL-YES Program: Opportunity for the global citizen

    With the amount of intra and extra-curricular opportunities on offer, students are now nothing less than global citizens. One such opportunity that can, literally, be a life-changing experience for the better is the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program, for students between the ages of 15 and 17.

  • Joy Bangla Youth Awards 2018

    On October 27 and 28, 2018, Joy Bangla Youth Award had its third instalment, celebrating the young innovators and change-makers of today. The event was held at Sheikh Hasina National Youth Development Institute in Savar.

  • A White Night of Wonder

    Nuit Blanche is an annual night-time art festival that spans across entire cities. With hundreds of official and unofficial art installations, the cities themselves are transformed into one vast art exhibition. I was fortunate enough to be in Toronto for this year's Nuit Blanche.

  • Documenting life to create awareness

    In today's multimedia environment, activism and community service require a range of communication and media skills. As the YES Alumni population continues to grow, so does its work and impact, and we believe it is crucial to share out stories to gain momentum for YES alumni projects and initiatives.

  • One: A Photographic Exhibition

    Pathshala South Asian Media Institute is hosting “One: A Photographic Exhibition” at their Dhanmondi premises from September 19 to October 10, 2018. The exhibition featured selected works by first semester students of three previous batches of the institute.

  • CELEBRATING DEMOCRACY THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY

    In celebration of International Day of Democracy, EMK Center and SHOUT, the youth magazine by The Daily Star hosted a photography exhibition at EMK Center, titled “Celebrating Democracy Through Photography” which was inaugurated on September 15, 2018. The exhibition was open for all till September 22, 2018.

  • Bangladesh excels at WSDC 2018

    The World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) is the annual debate competition where the best school debaters from all over the world face each other, holding on to the dreams of representing their motherland on the big stage.

  • IBA, DU team wins the Global Round of Battle of Minds in London

    After several exciting rounds that lasted for about 4 months, from idea submission to crossing phases one after the other, Battle of Minds finally concluded with a triumph for Bangladesh with Sourodip Paul, Arijit Saha, and Ramim Ahmed and their team “Je Ne Sais Quoi” from IBA, DU.

  • The perfect win - Two Bangladeshi teams compete in the UADC finale

    History was made when two teams from Bangladesh went head on during the finals of United Asian Debating Championship (UADC) 2018, the most celebrated inter-varsity Parliamentary Debate Tournament in Asia. This was the 9th instalment of UADC, held in Bandung, Indonesia starting on May 27, 2018 and it is the first time teams from Bangladesh reached the finals and won the championship for the country.

  • Battle Of Minds Goes Global

    Upholding its legacy, Battle of Minds stepped into its 15th year - a concept that originated in BAT Bangladesh with a vision to establish a world class platform where university students from Bangladesh can showcase their talents and receive the recognition they deserve.

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