ECOTA Fair Trade Limited has announced its newly elected executive committee members for the years 2023/2024 and 2024/2025 at the 33rd annual general meeting (AGM) held in the capital on Saturday.

Shah Abdus Salam, CEO of DEW Crafts, was elected as the chairman, Shahid Hussain Shamim, Motif Ltd. as Vice Chairman and SK Munwar Hossain, Dhaka Handicrafts Ltd, was elected as the treasurer, says an ECOTA press release.

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The regional MySDG International Conference “Building Inclusive Communities through SDGs and Social and Solidarity Economy Initiatives ” held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 27-28 January 2024 showcased the landscape of social and solidarity economy actors that contribute towards localization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and strengthened the network of the social and solidarity economy actors and promoters in Asia-Pacific region. The conference, co-organized by MySDG Academy (All-Party Parliamentary Group Malaysia) and Asian Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC) brought together over 120 government officials, international organizations, activists, practitioners, community leaders from 15 countries in the region.
Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Economy in Malaysia Mrs. Hanifah Hazar Taib opened the conference by reaffirming the government’s commitment and support towards the social and solidarity economy actors in accelerating progress towards localization of the SDGs and noted that social and solidarity economy actors can partner with the government to improve employment opportunities and extend critical services for vulnerable and marginalized groups.



Gender Equality Awareness Training for Fair Trade Enterprises training for Peer Groups day 1 today. The project is supported by the Christian Aid and People Tree Foundation.

এসডিজি'র মধ্যবর্তী পর্যালোচনায় আঞ্চলিক জনসম্মেলন।

DEW organised workshop on “Strengthening the CSO’s Network in South Asia and Women Farmers Role in Mitigating Land Degradation” at Mymensingh today with the support of UNCCD. Leading Chinese NGO China Green Foundation and GBS India participated in the workshop.

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