February 11-14, 2003
The women’s sub-committee arranged a one-day women’s conference on 11 February at the RRC Training and Resource Centre in Jessore.15 women delegates participated in the conference and the delegates developed a new women’s sub-committee with Ms. Monica Biswas as the new women’s coordinator. Monica was also Bangladesh SCM official delegate to WSCF AP’s Women Doing Theology Workshop in the Philippines held in March 2003.
A three-day leadership workshop with the theme “The Ecumenical Vision and Today’s SCM” was held from 11-14 February at the RRC Training and Resource Centre in Jessore. 56 participants from different units of Bangladesh SCM participated in the programme. The programme focused mainly on training second-line leaders. Sessions included Bible Studies and on ecumenism, globalisation, organisational management and history of SCM and WSCF. Ms. Edwina Hunter, Mr. Iqbal Alam Khan, the Deputy director of Proshika, and Mr. David A. Das were the resource persons for this workshop.