Dewan Mahmud

First Secretary (Commerce)

Dewan Mahmud, First Secretary (Commerce), Bangladesh High Commission, based in Ottawa, is focused on promotion, business & development, government and diplomacy. For the past four years, he’s maintained the high post of First Secretary and before that in Bangladesh he focused on Law and Human Rights, specifically pertaining to the Garment Industry with his published article, “Garments Industry: Where Women’s Life and Livelihood are at Stake”; published in WOMEN’S WALK (a Journal of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Project of Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association) December, 2000. Helping others and promoting his county are his priorities, he is an academic with a specific knowledge to Bangladesh, Canada, Law and the Apparel industry. He is ideal to represent Bangladesh in the discussion on the benefits of the Least Developed Countries Program and how those benefits are of value to Canadians.


August 23, 2016
Least Developed Countries Program: How Canadians Can Benefit
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
August 21, 2017
International Government Roundtable Discussion – China, India, Bangladesh, Canada
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
August 23, 2017
Bangladesh Export Update
2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM
May 21, 2018
Miami Embraces International Business with China, the Americas and Beyond
03:00 PM  -  03:30 PM
October 28, 2020
How COVID has changed the Fashion & Apparel Industry from a Design Perspective presented by Albania Rosario
3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM ET
November 18, 2020
What will the Focus of Fashion be Moving Forward? Post-Pandemic Designer Wear, from Glam to Essential
11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM ET
May 25, 2021
How Fabric Inspire Designers to Create Masterpieces
04:00 PM EST
May 27, 2021
The role of the media in linking the textile-designer-retailer-consumer chain.
04:00 PM EST
September 14, 2021
Opening Ceremony
09:00 AM ET
Sustainability from the Designer’s Perspective
12:00 PM ET
September 15, 2021
Sustainable Influencers: How to embrace and advocate for sustainability
03:00 PM ET