Experts and members of civil society joined a consultation meeting organised by BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University, held on June 23, 2016 at the BRAC Centre Roof Top, Dhaka. BIGD invited the distinguished guests to share the key features of BIGD’s draft Strategic Plan 2016-2020 with civil society members and incorporate their feedback and suggestions at the plan.
BIGD Executive Director Dr. Sultan Hafeez Rahman welcomed the distinguished attendees and shared a brief overview of the draft strategic plan. Ms.Simeen Mahmud, Head, Gender Studies Cluster and Coordinator-CGST moderated the event. Followed by a presentation by Mr. AKM Fazlur, Research Specialist, BIGD on the strategic plan the participants provided their observations, inputs and feedback at the meeting.
Among others, BIGD senior staff participated at the meeting.
BIGD is in the process of developing a strategic plan to achieve its objectives and respond to the upcoming challenges. Initiated in late 2015, this draft Strategic Plan is being prepared through a series of consultations i.e. in-house retreat, internal meetings and consultations with stakeholders etc. From now up to July, 2016, few more consultations are planned with various stakehold groups before the Strategic Plan is finalized by July.