Bangladesh Model Youth Parliament
The Bangladesh Model Youth Parliament is a strong platform for young people in Bangladesh to express mandate of developing innovative ventures by minds, facilitating leadership skills and thinking power and increasing awareness on issues of local, national and global importance amongst young people. The Model Youth Parliament is a not for profit, non political, support and learning platform committed to developing the uninhibited expression of young people with the aim of sustaining a platform that enables young people to be effective and expressive agents of change which created by youth to raise their collective voices to the members of the highest Policy Making Body of the Government and civil societies. It is a chance to be heard at the highest levels of Government on a wide range of issues relevant to young people's lives.
The goal of Bangladesh Model Youth Parliament is to instill young people with an understanding of parliamentary processes and provide them with the opportunity to influence the country’s policy through direct dialogue between youth and policy-makers. Bangladesh Model Youth Parliament running lobby and advocacy with parliamentarian, organizing Children assembly, Youth Parliament Session, media advocacy program and community level campaign and supporting different initiatives of the government in order to establish the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially targeting 16.2. The intended target of SDG 16.2 reveals ‘End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence and torture against children.