A couple of awareness raising Citizen training on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program with Community policing Forum (CPF) members were held at Chittagong City Corporation and five upazilla of Chittagong district namely Chandanaish, Anowara, Boalkhali, Karnaphuli and Banshkhali organized by Songshoptaque PEACE Project supported by The Asia Foundation. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 21 September, 2021 were held the mentioned training in different venues.
Total 148 (among them 106 male and 42 female) Community Policing Forum members participated in the six different training. All the training program was presided by Mr. Liton Chowdhury, Chief Executive of Songshoptaque. The Deputy Commissioner of Police of Chittagong South Mr. Bijoy Basak BPM,PPM(Bar), UNO of Boalkhali Upazilla Ms. Nazmun Nahar, UNO of Banshkhali Mr. Syduzzaman Chowdhury, Officer In charge of Boalkhali Police station Mr. Abdul Karim, Assistant Commissioner of Land of Chandanaish Upazilla Ms, Mahfuza Zareen, Officer Incharge (Investigation) of Anowara Police station Mr. Syeed Mohammad Omar, CPO of Boalkhali Mr. Saifur Rahman, CPO of Banshkhali Mr. Akter Hossain were present in the different training as Chief guest and special guest. All the training program were conducted as facilitator by Mr. joynal Abedin-Sr. program officer(M&E), Fabia Firoze- Program Implementation Coordinator, Mr. Nasir Uddin – program officer of The Asia Foundation ,Muhammad Obidur Rahman-Project coordinator , Shabnam Mostari – Training & Project officer of Songshoptaque PEACE Project.
Under the supervision of Different upazilla Coordinator namely Shabnam Mostari, Abdul Wahed Talukder, Polli Chowdhury,Rana Chowdhury, Momena Akter Shathi & Saifuddin Chowdhury were organized over the training program . Total 750 Community Policing Forum members will be capacities on Countering Violence Extremism under the training Program by Songshoptaque PEACE Project in Chittagong District and City Corporations.
Since December 2019, the SONGSHOPTAQUE – Policing Engagement Approach in Countering extremism- PEACE Bangladesh Project is implemented in Chittagong City Corporation and Bashkhali, Anwara, Satkania, Chandnaish, Boalkhali, Karnafuli Upazila and concerned police stations under Chittagong City Corporation and Chittagong District with the financial and technical support of The Asia Foundation by SONGSHOPTAQUE.