SETU is a national level rights based development organization in Bangladesh having special consultative status with UN Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC) and observer status with United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
SETU was formed in 1983 aiming to enable disadvantaged people for sustainable development. SETU’s development effort concentrates on organizing and mobilizing the marginal communities, enhancing their analytical capability so that they can act and speak in local, national even global contexts.
SETU has been equipped in a way to take and/or undertake rights-based challenging initiatives. Its particular expertise developed on the issues of Globalization, Governance, Climate Justice, Advocacy, CSO accountability, etc. aiming at contributing its micro-macro impact towards SDGs implementation.