BIPSS recently launched a new initiative as a series of policy cafes titled “Coffee@BIPSS” where an eminent expert discussed a topic of national and global importance. The theme of our first policy café, “Coffee@BIPSS” was “Gender Based Violence During COVID-19.” “Coffee@BIPSS” was divided into two segments in order to incorporate the guest speakers from various sectors of specialisation.
On the first day of the event, Ms. Ayesha Kabir, Consulting Editor, Prothom Alo English was the eminent guest speaker. On the second day of the event, Dr. Nadia Binte Amin, Chairman, TARA Foundation and Managing Director, (RCS) was the eminent guest speaker. President, BIPSS, Major General A N M Muniruzzman, ndc, psc (Retd) moderated the sessions.
The distinguished guest speakers enlightened the audience with key insights on Gender Based Violence. President, BIPSS focused on the necessity of adopting countermeasures to combat Gender Based Violence. The moderator and the speaker were engaged in a dialogue through a vibrant conversation.
BIPSS Policy Café, “Coffee@BIPSS” was attended by diplomats, retired security personnel, distinguished members of academics, NGO professionals, entrepreneurs and students.