|Local Government Initiatives in cooperation with ARD supported by USAID|
Local Government Through Awareness,
|Weekly Meeting||Project Updates||Upcoming Events|
The first in-house meeting of the project took place on 4th June 2003 at 1:30 pm.
The following decisions
have been made with immediate effect:
Review last week's activities
Update and current status
Ms. Zohora Zafar has been assigned to take minutes of the meetings.
- Tracking, scanning, and filing of news on Local Government issues have been completed from 1st May to 13th May 2003.
- Filing of published
news and articles from 14th May till the 28th is under process.
- Basic information
on Pourashava (Municipality) and City corporation has been rounded up.
- Survey methodology
has been developed and some tools have been prepared to assist the content
analysis of Local Government issues.
- A draft outline
has been drawn up for the Journalists' Training Manual.
- Tangail Pourashava,
Dhaka City Corporation, and in terms of Union Parishad, Mymensingh Upazila
have been selected for the project interventions. Initially, three unions
have been selected. They are:
- Two sessions (one with NGOs and another one with the UP people) have been conducted during Mymensingh visit on Thursday, 5th June 2003.
at Democracywatch, Mymensingh office.
- Monthly media report
on Local Government issues.
- Prepare tools and
questionnaire for content analysis regarding the survey.
- Fieldwork is starting
this week for the content analysis survey.
- Liaising with the
projected Union Parishads, Tangail Pourashava and the Dhaka City Corporation
officials is starting this week.
- Develop a database
of the elected UP, Municipality and City Corporation representatives of
the target area.
- Identify MPs who
are in favor of local government system and establish liaison with them.