CLPA Trust works with key public health advocates and organizations to shape public policy to address public health concerns in Bangladesh. CLPA Trust also working on other critical public health issues including public health and emergency preparedness, food safety, hunger and nutrition, climate change and other environmental health issues, public health infrastructure, disease control, international health, NCDs, and tobacco control.
CLPA is an organization whose mission is to protect, preserve and Bangladesh Environment through education, policy reform, agency advocacy, and public interest litigation. CLPA Trust brings a new form of creative public advocacy effectively linking environmental progress and economic development that improves the quality of life in our communities.
Our Civic education program develops to educating citizens on their rights, responsibilities, and duties to empower and motivate them to identify what areas of the political and governance processes they can effectively participate in; what they can do to influence political outcomes and thereby improve the quality of governance at both local and national levels. CLPA Civic education program base on the social media campaign to educate youth about the rights, encourage people to participate govt. law and policy development process.
Our ICT4D and Rights program has developed to ensure people access to the govt. system. CLPA aware people about govt. ICT4D facilitate, provide support to use. CLPA collecting people’s challenges and run policy advocacy to fixed. CLPA and cloud systems jointly develop apps to ensure people access.
Road accident is an alarming problem in transportation system which directly sentenced to death, injury and property damage. Inadequate plans for law implementation, lack of proper management are the reasons for road accidents in Bangladesh. Most of the drives come to this profession from informal education. We are working to implement the Road safety act to save people’s life.
To aware of the youth of the Environment law and court of Bangladesh Center for Law and Policy Affairs and Human Rights Advocacy Cell, Dhaka International University organized a workshop on Environment Law and Court.
During the workshop, the presenter discusses the challenges of the implementation of environmental law. Speakers said the Environment Court in Dhaka and Chittagong remains somewhat ‘inactive’ due to different reasons.
The court had been set up to deal with cases concerning environmental issues. A public prosecutor and officials of various designations were appointed to conduct the proceedings. But currently, the court mainly handles civil and criminal cases in the absence of environmental ones. In the workshop near about 30 youth was participated.
To capacity building of Consumers Rights advocate Center for Law and Policy Affairs-CLPA, Save the Environment Movement and CCS- Conscious Consumers Society jointly organize a workshop on Consumers Rights Law. CCS is one of the leading organization, who are advocating to implement the law in Bangladesh. CCS has over 3000 members around the country. CLPA and CCS are working together to educated them Consumers Rights issues.
Center for Law and Policy Affairs-CLPA team had a great meeting on E-waste management policy with Mustafizur Rahman Tuhin Director, Bangladesh Computer Samity (a national association of computer business organization) on . Both parties agreed to work together for a better E-waste management policy for Bangladesh. Taofiq Ahmed Shahin, Policy Analyst, ICT and Rights, CLPA and Advocate Syed Mahbubul Alam, Secretary, CLPA attended the meetings.
CLPA and Martial Arts Foundation conducted a research to identify the challenges of promoting physical activities in Bangladesh. According to the research there is several law and policy to promote physical activities but local govt. has very limited initiative to address those issues
Civic knowledge and responsibility are one of the key issues to develop the nation. Civic education is the process of educating citizens on their rights, responsibilities, and duties to empower and motivate them to identify what areas of the governance processes
they can effectively participate in; what they can do to improve the quality of governance at both local and national levels. To improve Civic Education among Bangladeshi citizen Center for Law and Policy Affairs (CLPA) and American Alumni Association (AAA) jointly organized a discussion meeting on Challenges of Civic Education in Bangladesh and the Way Forward, on 17 February 2018 at AAA conference hall, Bannai, Dhaka. In the meetings lawyer, academia, environmental advocate, social workers, writer and youth leader were the participant.
Center for Law and Policy Affairs-CLPA are providing technical support to the Mastul Foundation to develop their senior staff capacity on Civic Education. Mastul Foundation is a youth base organization who has around five thousand youth volunteer around the country. Mastul Foundation are planning to organize different event to develop youth Civic skill. preservation activities.
1. Strengthening existing fiscal and regulatory mechanisms for promoting healthy diet in urban areas in Bangladesh.
2. Developing a user-friendly mobile app to educate drivers on traffic law and road safety issues.
3. Conducting research to identify the reasons for homicide in Bangladesh.
4. Developing a course curriculum on forensic evidence for the lawyers
6. Research on NCDs related laws and Policies in SEARO countries.