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Governance and Administration

Unnayan Onneshan is a not-for-profit Trust established in 2003, and governed by a Board of Trustees. The Board is assisted by 2 Board-Level committees, namely: 

  • Systems,  Rules  and  Procedure  Committee;
  • Finance  &  Audit  Committee

Their main function is to assist the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by reviewing and making recommendations in order to enhance the organisation's perfomance. 

Moreover, 3 Staff-level Committees, set up by the Board, work closely together in order to achieve the Trust’s objectives, in a holistic and integrated way for maximizing the organization’s effectiveness.

  • Research and Programme Committee: Responsible for overseeing the development, coordination and implementation of the research and programmes of the Trust.
  • Administration and Finance Committee: Responsible for coordination, development and implementation of the activities of the Trust relating to human resources, administration and finance.
  • Coordination and Development Committee: Responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of the activities of the Trust
    • Purchase and Procurement Sub Committee: Responsible  for  purchasing  and  procurement  of  goods,  articles  and  equipments  for  the organization.

 Unnayan Onneshan is guided by the following policies and principles:

  • Anti-corruption
  • Disciplinary Measures and Grievances Procedures
  • Gender
  • Recruitment
  • General Norms and Conduct of Activities in the Office 
  • Travel and Daily Allowance
  • Performance Management Policy: Probation, Confirmation, Annual Assessment
  • Point Based CareerPath Strategy, Incentive and COLA
  • Termnation of Employment
  • Health, Safety and Security
  • Prevention of Sexual Harassment 
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Termination of Employment
  • Open Information
  • Outsourcing
  • Procurement
  • Fixed Assets
  • Whistle Blower

Unnayan Onneshan is committed to promoting and adhering to the highest standards of probity, transparency and accountability in the operations and management of the organisation.

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Contact us

16/2 Indira Road, Farmgate
Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
G.P.O Box #2251

Tel: (+88 02) 58150684, 9110636
Fax: (+88 02)  58155804
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