Academics at a function have laid stress on promoting and supporting quality multi-disciplinary education at different levels to develop bona fide human being for promoting peace and justice in the society. They viewed this at the function organised by the Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ) of BRAC University for presentation of its activities at virtual class room of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) on Thursday, said a press release.
Vice-chancellor of BRUR Prof Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah presided over the function participated by research fellows and officials of Dr Wazed Training and Research Institute of BRUR and its teachers of different departments.
Research Coordinator of BRAC University Muhammad Badiuzzaman delivered the presentation on activities of the Centre as Keynote Speaker. In his presentation, Badiuzzaman said the CPJ was recently established as multi-disciplinary post-graduate institute within BRAC University.
“The CPJ is working with the mission of promoting global peace and social justice through conducting proper education and training, research and advocacy with the idea of a just, peaceful and inclusive society,” he said. He said, “The CPJ through quality education, cutting-edge research, training and advocacy, is committed to identifying and promoting sustainable and inclusive solutions to a wide range of global concerns and issues, including fragility, conflict and violence.”
Associate Professor of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies of the University of Dhaka Dr Saber Ahmed Chowdhury, Executive Director of CPJ of BRAC University Manzoor Hasan and its Academic Coordinator Shahriar Sadat, Lecturers of BRUR Razia Sultana, Mahua Shabnam and Kuntola Chowdhury were present.
Meanwhile, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between Dr Wazed Training and Research Institute (DWRTI) of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) and Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ) of BRAC University. The MoU was singed at a function held at THE conference room of the administrative building of BRUR. Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah of BRUR and Executive Director of Center for Peace and Justice of BRAC University Manjur Hasan signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institutions.
Signing of the MoU will pave the opportunity to the teachers and students of the two universities for extending mutual assistance and cooperation in research and academic activities and organising various workshops, seminars and symposiums.
Associate Professor of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies of the University of Dhaka Dr Saber Ahmed Chowdhury, Academic Coordinator of the Center for Pitch and Justice of BRAC University Shahriar Sadat, Director of DWRTI and Research Coordinator of Centre for Peace and Justice of BRAC University Muhammad Badiuzzaman, Entrepreneurship Specialist Parveen Sultana Huda, Research Associate and Programme Officer Zia Uddin, Lecturers of BRUR Razia Sultana, Mahua Shabnam and Kuntola Chowdhury and other officials of the universities were present.