Published: 07. Aug. 2020 | Friday

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) has been mobilizing all community radios for developing and broadcasting awareness building programs on COVID-19: contamination to protect lives and livelihoods since March 1, 2020 to 31 May 2020.
Recently WSIS has published the Mid Term Report of The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response–ICT Case Repository. WSIS Case Repository has received 100 submissions from 43 countries stakeholders from all over the world. Stakeholders are Academia, Government, CSOs, International Organizations, private sector and others. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response–ICT Case Repository link is:
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC)’s The Coronavirus (COVID-19) related intervention related successful Case has already included in WSIS Mid-Term Report of The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response–ICT Case Repository.
During March 1, 2020 to 31 May 2020 BNNRC has been working on COVID-19 covering the following issues: 1. Animate CSOs, Government, health service providers and communities for reinforcing collective action in pre and during COVID-19 2. Response for achieving keeping community people’s daily life normal and livelihood function, 3. Mobilize further cooperation among government, CSOs, local market and communities’ response
How stakeholders use ICTs to help the community respond COVID-19, ensuring the impactful use of the WSIS Action Lines in advancing SDGs? What projects and activities has organizations introduced during the Coronavirus disease to continue working efficiently and to create a social impact helping other stakeholders?
As a part of the WSIS Stocktaking ongoing efforts to promote the good use of ICTs in making social impact, and in order to provide useful, replicable and actionable information to all WSIS community and beyond, the platform is now available for collecting projects and activities on how ICTs are assisting stakeholders in their everyday life, work, and combating challenges caused by this extraordinary pandemic.
The aim of this repository is to help to continue to partner, collaborate and implement in these exceptional circumstances. Once received, the projects will be reviewed and will be featured on the WSIS Stocktaking Platform and promoted through various channels including the WSIS Flash newsletter, WSIS TalkX and social media channels.
More information about The BNNRC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response link is:

COVID-19 in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) : Adaptation Priorities – Objectives & Broadcast Contents through Community Radio & Community Visual Radio in Bangladesh

The annual World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum is a global multi-stakeholder platform facilitating the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for advancing sustainable development. The Forum is co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP, in close collaboration with all WSIS Action Line co-/facilitators and other UN organizations (UNDESA, FAO, UNEP, WHO, UN Women, WIPO, WFP, ILO, WMO, ITC, UPU, UNODC, UNICEF,UNIDO, UNITAR, UNHCR and UN Regional Commissions). It provides an opportunity for information exchange, knowledge creation and sharing of best practices, while identifying emerging trends and fostering partnerships, taking into account the evolving Information and Knowledge Societies.

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