A unique peace organization under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, No. S-12727 who is working with a vision for peaceful world without violence where everyone will get opportunity to live in peace.

BUILDING PEACE TOGETHER

EDUCATE

We educate youth by promoting peace education, professional development, civic engagement, and job skills. We focus especially on supporting underrepresented young women and men as they become community leaders and active, informed citizens.

ENGAGE & EMPOWER

We believe in working at the grassroots, supporting youth to build on local strengths to help communities transform themselves into tolerant peaceful societies.

BUILD PEACE

We work directly with the youth and the community around Bangladesh to build peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

core values

INTEGRITY

We believe in integrity. We are trustworthy, transparent and accountable.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We believe in accountability for our activities, accept responsibility for them and to disclose the results in a transparent manner.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We embrace diverse perspectives, voices and experiences.We have commitment to equitable treatment and elimination of discrimination in all its forms.

Additional values

EMPOWERMENT 

We believe in working at the grassroots, supporting youth to build on local strengths to help communities transform themselves into tolerant peaceful societies.

RESPECT

We believe in respect. We treat each and other with respect accept responsibility for them and to disclose the results in a transparent manner.

BUILDING PEACE TOGETHER

Our vision

We want a peaceful world without violence where everyone will get the opportunity to live in peace.

OUR DRIVERS OF CHANGE

INNOVATION

QUALITY

IMPACT

SUSTAINABILITY

BUILDING PEACE TOGETHER

Our Mission

Our mission is to build a peaceful world without violence through empowering communities and people that are essential to building a peaceful and inclusive societies

Board of Directors

 

The Films 4 Peace Foundation is a group of passionate people dedicated to promote peace in Bangladesh

Dr. S. Rozana Rashid

Chair

Dr. Syeda Rozana Rashid is working as a chair for Films 4 Peace. She is also working as Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She did her Ph.D. from the Sussex Centre for Migration Research, The University of Sussex,
UK

Monis Rafiq

VICE PRESIDENT

Monis Rafiq is the Vice President of the Films 4 Peace Foundation. Last 10 years he had been working in the arenas of film, media, and research. Obtaining  Honors and  Masters in English Language and Literature, he also studied and researched on film. A committed documentary filmmaker, TV-programmer on film, and a writer, Mr. Monis is ceaselessly working for perfect creative production and arranging any event successfully.   He himself is an example of determined, punctual, and qualified media personality and Filmmaker in Bangladesh.

Sultana Maksuda

Director, Research & Advocacy

Ms. Sultana has more than 12 years’ experience in peace, development, and advocacy. She did her post-graduation from the International Relations, University of Dhaka, and working as a Director of Research and Advocacy at Films 4 Peace. She completed successfully Doctor of Social Sciences and Submitted Thesis in February 2020 at the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, The University of Sydney, Australia

Pervez Siddiqui

Executive Director

Mr. Pervez Siddiqui is the founding chair of the Films 4 Peace Foundation. Pervez  Siddiqui, a former Peace Research fellow of University of Oslo, Norway, and studied in Film at The University of  South Wales in the United Kingdom.  He graduated from Peace and  Conflict Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has around 12 years of professional experience in advocacy, media relations, networking, and film making activities including national media campaigns and advising on and driving the implementation of communications and media strategies tailored to specific audiences. He is working as a filmmaker and uses lessons learned from University of South Wales, UK, and Diplomacy Training Programme, Australia in the production of films promoting peace. He is also making a series of documentaries for Bangladesh television as well as freelancing for leading national NGOS’s such as RMMRU, University of Dhaka, Manasher Jonno Foundation, BRAC, OKUP, etc. 

Sadia Karim

GENERAL SECRETARY

Ms. Karim is the General Secretary of the Films 4 Peace Foundation. She is working for gender and migration for 10 years and had experience with leading national  NGO’s. Ms. Karim graduated from Dhaka University on Sociology and has skills and competencies in advocacy, networking, branding, media, and communication. Have expertise in preparing IEC, BCC materials, and good knowledge of preparing and writing concept notes, project proposals, reporting, and documentation of the development programs/activities. Have a strong capacity of organising consultation, meeting, workshop, roundtable, press conference with local and policy level stakeholders, donors, project participants/target groups.

Rafiqul Alam

Join Secretary

Mr. Alam is working as organizing Secretary for Films 4 Peace Foundation. He did his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and graduated from  Jagannath University Bangladesh on Geography.  Mr. Alam has 10 years of experience in Textile Industries and a clear understanding of development. He is also working as Director Marketing’’ at The Khaleque Textile Mills Limited (KTML) and founder of Rainwater Enterprise Limited. 

Mohammad Ali

Executive Member

Mr. Ali is the president of the Nomijan Aftabi Foundation (NAF), a Non-Government Organization and also working as Country Representative of the Asian Resource Foundation (ARF) Thailand based Development Organization. He also the consultant of Masud Altaf & Co. Chartered Accountants in Bangladesh. He completed a Master of Business Administration from the reputed university of Bangladesh. Mr. Ali is an Executive Member of the Films 4 Peace Foundation.