Platform board members meet in Norway, launch exhibit

The Platform board members and staff met in Olso, Norway where they launched a photo exhibition - Photo: Douwe Van Der Werf

23 May 2011 - The board members of the Platform and staff met in Oslo, Norway from May 11 to May 15. An exhibition featuring pictures of shipbreaking yards taken in Chittagong, Bangladesh, by Bangladeshi photographer Saiful Huq Omi was featured at DogA, an architecture and design venue, during the same week.

(from left to right: Douwe Van Der Werf, freelance documentary maker; Merijn Hougee, project leader of Clean Shipping at the North Sea Foundation; Jim Pucket, executive director of the Basel Action Network (BAN); Rizwana Hasan, executive director of the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Assocation (BELA); Ritwick Dutta, lawyer at Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE); Ingvild Jenssen, director of the NGO Shipbreaking Platform; Mathilde Jenssen, designer of the installation; Aslak Juell Kristensen from DogA; Delphine Reuter, communication and information assistant at the Platform)