August 24, 2010
AHM Bazlur Rahman
AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR is Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC). BNNRC is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) of the United Nations. BNNRC is a national networking body on alternative mass media working for building a democratic society based on the principles of free flow of information, equitable & affordable access to Information, Communication Technology (ICT) for remote & marginalized population
He graduated from University of Dhaka and Post graduated from Asian University of Bangladesh in the field of Social Science (MSS) in Government & Politics.
He has worked extensively in Bangladesh and South Asia on variety of action research projects in Development Communication, mostly focused on ICT for Development(ICT4D), e-Parliament, Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) Community Broadcasting, Good Governance, Micro-Macro Level advocacy, Institution Building, Social Mobilization, Democracy Education, Transformation Process of INGO to local NGO, Resource Mobilization, Communication for Development(C4D), Communicating in Public Sphere, Communicating Knowledge, Civil Rights in Communication, Cultural Rights in Communication Knowledge Management for Development (KM4D).
He has published several articles on Community Radio and co-author of Handbook on Community Radio for Good Governance and Development, Airwaves and Policy Advocacy plan for Community Radio in Bangladesh.
He currently member of Bangladesh Working Group on UN World Summit on the Information Society (UN WSIS) headed by Bangladesh Government, also acts as an Examiner in Marine Radio and Amateur Radio National Examination Committee of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), Community Radio Monitoring Committee, Ministry of Information, People’s Republic of Bangladesh and
Research Fellow, Center for e-Parliament Research. www.bnnrc.net