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2018-09-10: Jagoree is a non-partisan platform that aims to enable the youth of Dhaka, Bangladesh, to engage with and participate in the political process through informed analysis, advocacy and activism. Jagoree uses online technology such as Facebook, Twitter and blogs, in both English and Bangla, and is working on two new online initiatives.
The first one is the Jagorometer, which aims to track the promises made by the Awami League government in its election manifesto (titled “Charter for Change”) prior to the 2008 general elections. The data for Jagorometer is largely based on the Jagoree core team’s analysis of articles in major Bangla and English newspapers.
The second is the Digital Bangladesh Tracker, which aims to monitor the country’s progress toward achieving the vision of a Digital Bangladesh.
2006/06/01: Bangladesh has failed to progress towards achieving its target as envisaged in its information technology (IT) policy documentations. The inability of the national parliament to enact an IT law is primarily considered responsible for such a failure. This paper initially attempts to identify issues relevant to the use of information and communication technology (ICT) and e-government in Bangladesh. It is followed by a discussion on the legal aspects of the use of ICT in e-government activities and the country’s failure to enact the draft IT Act for more than four years. Subsequently, a framework of e-government and legal protection is introduced and major ICT related legal issues discussed with references to the draft IT Act of Bangladesh and other relevant legal codes