''Affiliation and Membership''

Early Childhood Development Network (ECD Network)

Bangladesh ECD Network (BEN) is a forum of stakeholders including government, non-government and international organizations working in early childhood development (ECD). BEN aims to support and encourage organizations, agencies and institutions partners to generate their commitment to and investment in children's optimal and holistic development in Bangladesh. BEN was formally launched on 7 September 2005 at a national conference of the community. Since then BEN has been playing its role in advocating for policy development and change, building the capacity of stakeholders, generating new knowledge, establishing a partnership and sharing Knowledge. At present, BEN is a forum of about 159 organizations working for early childhood development in Bangladesh.To know more about this network please click here-http://www.ecd-bangladesh.net/

STI/AIDS Network of Bangladesh

STI/AIDS Network of Bangladesh a coalition of CBOs, NGOs and Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Bangladesh. The organization is affiliated to the Ministry of Social Welfare, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. SANB facilitates interaction between development workers and experts in the areas of STIs, HIV and AIDS and promotes the sharing of ideas and information. SANB helps institutions and individuals to seek issue-based information in the sectors that they are working in. It helps build the professional capacities of Self Help Groups (SHGs), local NGOs and CBOs through training. It also explores techniques to support SHGs, CBOs and NGOs to increase institutional capacities. SANB promotes networking among SHGs, CBOs and NGOs for social transformation as well as overall social development in Bangladesh considering the effects of HIV and AIDS in all development sectors.

STI/ AIDS Network of Bangladesh is the apex networking organization of NGOs working in the field of prevention, care and support of STI, HIV and AIDS in Bangladesh. Presently the STI/AIDS Network of Bangladesh maintains 233 members (30 June 2010) comprising of national, international, local level NGOs, CBOs, Self Help Groups (SHGs), private organizations and other sectoral & trans-sectoral networks. The network believes that this will ultimately help to develop the new National HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan. As an apex networking organization in the sector, STI/AIDS Network of Bangladesh concentrates on contributing towards the sector promotion with various programs and initiatives. As a part of the organizational development the Network has undertaken an initiative to enhance the capacity of its secretariat through recruiting new staff, skill development, strengthening coordination and maintaining liaison with different donor’s for fundraising, organizing meetings of Executive Committee and Member Organizations to formulate the policy of the network. It has also undertaken various programs for running advocacy at different levels ranging from the central to the grassroots communities. For strengthening coordination, advocacy and sensitization Network has been organizing different inter-personal programs like a workshop, meetings/training at different levels.

With a view to achieving its mandate and goal, STI/AIDS Network of Bangladesh has undertaken various activities. In relation to this, different international, national organizations, donors, concerned government agencies, UN agencies and other sector stakeholders have been providing assistance in implementing the activities.

People’s Health Movement (PHM)

The PHM is a global network bringing together grassroots health activists, civil society organizations, and academic institutions from around the world, particularly from low and middle-income countries (L&MIC). We currently have a presence in around 70 countries. Guided by the People’s Charter for Health (PCH), PHM works on various programs and activities and is committed to Comprehensive Primary Health Care and addressing the Social, Environmental and Economic Determinants of Health.To know more about this network please click here-http://www.phmovement.org/en/bangladesh

Society for Participatory Education and Development (SPED)

Society for Participatory Education and Development (SPED) is a development non-profitable facilitating organization as well as a network of disadvantaged people’s organizations, and consists of the Reflect Practitioners Forum of Bangladesh (RPFB) and other like-minded organizations who are implementing and promoting participatory approaches (Reflect, Par, Reflection-Action, Action Research etc.). SPED is working closely with grassroots underprivileged Peoples organizations, strives for the sustainable development of the poor and marginalized communities. SPED believes that transformation of society to make it more just and egalitarian is possible when a critical mass of people, those currently marginalized, come forward in collective action to claim their rights. For more please visit-http://sped.org.bd/

Basin-South Asia (A SAARC Network)

basin-South Asia Regional knowledge Platform (basin-SA) is committed to “developing knowledge systems and promoting collaborative action within South Asia to enable access by the poor to sustainable habitat and livelihoods”.
As the South Asian node of basin International the platform works to:  Promote collaboration between Habitat and Livelihood agencies in South Asia especially for (but not limited to) knowledge exchange.
 Facilitate dialogue between grassroots actors and decision-makers for creating sustainable habitat and livelihood interventions.
 Provide links to expertise and knowledge on technology, finance, institutional development and capacity building for sustainable habitat and livelihoods.
For more please visit- http://www.basinsa.net/taranet/websitepages/basinsadefault.aspx

Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE)

Campaign For Popular Education is an advocacy and campaign network operating in Bangladesh since 1991.CAMPE which started its journey with only 15 member organizations and individuals have in the last twenty years grown to a credible membership of more than 1300 NGOs, researchers, educators and other Civil Society organizations and individuals sharing a similar vision. The journey of CAMPE started in the year 1990 following the Declaration of Education for All. CAMPE's program interventions primarily focus on Policy Advocacy, Networking, Campaign, Research, and Capacity Building of its members and partner organizations. CAMPE is committed to facilitating the process for sustainable and pro-poor policy frameworks which will, in turn, enable the achievement of Education for All goals. CAMPE works closely with policy makers, development partners, and different national, regional and global forums.For more please visit-http://www.campebd.org/

Network of Waste Pickers in Bangladesh
In the aim of improving the life situation of waste pickers, “Network of Waste Pickers in Bangladesh” was established in 2016. It is a network of 41 member organizations including NGOs, local clubs, Self Help Groups of waste picker women and Association of Waste Pickers in Bangladesh.
“Network of Waste Pickers in Bangladesh” is a platform where all the member organization can have opportunities of collective action for the wellbeing of waste picker community.

Sustainable Development Network of Bangladesh

The Sustainable Development Network of Bangladesh (SDNB) is a national network of organizations in relation to sustainable development. SDNB is a national network of NGOs, CBOs, research centers, media and knowledge institutions. With a membership of over 100 in Bangladesh, Sustainable Development Network of Bangladesh (SDNB) brings together local and national level NGOs, CBOs, media, trusts, youth organizations, media, women organizations, education and research institutions. The Sustainable Development Network of Bangladesh (SDNB) was established on 19 September 2015. One of the aims of this network is to facilitate continuous learning on SDGs by its members and gradual expansion of membership and activities. SDNB promotes understanding of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets among the people working with NGOs, CBOs, education institutions, research centers, media and research centers. Sustainable Development Network of Bangladesh (SDNB) is seeking to facilitate the acceleration of the implementation of sustainable development in Bangladesh. SDNB aspires to unify and coordinate efforts for knowledge building, capacity building, advocacy and networking on sustainable development in Bangladesh to ensure that people-centered response mechanisms are given proper attention and the issues in relation to sustainable development is increasingly mainstreamed into national and global strategies and actions. The SDNB functions as a knowledge network. It is a virtual organization with membership and a formal governance structure, which functions in an open and collaborative manner. It maintains a focused mission and action agenda but interacts with other networks and initiatives to ensure its effectiveness. The SDNB acknowledges the need for a clear communications strategy that raises public awareness, influences decision-makers and produces positive change in relation to sustainable development goals in the world. For more detail, please contact and visit-
Email: sdnb2030@gmail.com;
Web: www.sdnbd.net
Facebook: sdnbd