Branding Bangladesh with the success of the Sunderbans
Hunger, poverty, corruption… These are some of the words that come to mind when people think about Bangladesh. So says an editorial in the influential regional business newspaper, the Financial Express. “Need for branding Bangladesh successfully” calls for a concerted effort to promote an image of the country that focuses on its potential. And this is where the Bangladeshi finalist in the New7Wonders of Nature, the Sundarbans, can play a critical role. According to the Financial Express editorial:
“Bangladesh is considered to be falling behind in the race to have its Sunderbans selected as one of the seven wonders of nature in the world. But the title of natural wonder is urgent for branding Bangladesh successfully. All should vote for the Sundarbans, particularly because the answer is: the coming days will be competitive for Bangladesh to survive as a competitive nation.”
The economic value of being voted as one of the New7Wonders of Nature was highlighted in April in an independent impact report by Grant Thornton, an international organization of chartered accountants and management consultants. The report put the figure at $US1 billion over five years for each winner.
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[:en]At the iconic site of the Friedensengel in Munich, Germany, the "Peace Angel" statue honouring peace after war, Bernard Weber, Founder of New7Wonders and Initiator of the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign, celebrates the official world 7 Wonders Day, 7 July 2019.
Inviting everyone to participate in choosing and supporting peace…
Zurich, Switzerland Today's 7 Wonders Day commemorates the Official Declaration of the New 7 Wonders of the World on 07.07.07 in Lisbon, Portugal, after a first-of-kind global democratic poll.
"The world celebrates 7 Wonders Day on 7 July every year." — Bernard Weber, Founder of New7Wonders
The concept of Global Memory…
Manchester: On 6 June, one of the most famous symbols of peace in the world, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol, visited Manchester as part of its 60th-anniversary tour across the UK. Bernard Weber, the creator of the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign, as well as the worldwide campaigns…
"Experience these majestic sites during moments of solitude in 360 video," is how The New York Times introduced readers to its interactive feature titled The New Seven Wonders of the World', which was compiled by Veda Shastri, Guglielmo Mattioli and Kaitlyn Mullin.
"Built on four continents, most by ancient and medieval…
Zurich, Switzerland: A new global campaign to discover, choose and vote for the 7 Symbols of Peace launches on World Peace Day, 21 September 2017. The campaign is from the New7Wonders Foundation, the organisation that has successfully pioneered the first-ever worldwide elections to choose the New 7 Wonders, which have…
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