• Political and Civil Society should talk to regain mutual trust

    Political and Civil Society should talk to regain mutual trust

    A trust-building policy dialogue between the political society and the civil society under the purview of lenient and participatory nationalistic sentiments has now become urgent for enhancing both democracy and development in Bangladesh. While delivering a public lecture on 11 August 2014, economist Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya observed that mutual trust between the political and the civil society has [...]

  • CPD’s solidarity with victims in Gaza

    CPD’s solidarity with victims in Gaza

    A team of officials from the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) called on the Palestine Ambassador in Bangladesh H E Mr Shaher Mohammad on Sunday 3 August 2014 to express sympathy and solidarity towards the courageous people of Palestine in this hour of grave danger and turbulence. (left) Mr Yousef S Y Ramadan, Deputy Head of the Mission; Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem; H E Mr Shaher Mohammad, Palestine [...]

  • Videos: CPD Delegation at SAES VI

    Videos: CPD Delegation at SAES VI

    Videos reblogged from the IPS youtube channel, CPD delegation at the 6th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES VI) held in September 2013 in Colombo, Sri Lanka and hosted by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Sri Lanka. CPD was one of the core partners of SAES VI. Highlights Day 1: (Monday, September 2) Professor Mustafizur Rahman addressed the Special Event: Road to Bali: South Asian Position [...]

  • Post-Rana Plaza Monitoring: A Civil Society Initiative

    Post-Rana Plaza Monitoring: A Civil Society Initiative

    Reblogged from http://www.inspired-democracy.eu/, a post by Professor Mustafizur Rahman as a Case on the website of INSPIRED, a multi-partner multi-country programme funded by the European Union under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR). Post-Rana Plaza Monitoring: A Civil Society Initiative On April 24, 2013 the collapse of a building at Rana Plaza in Savar, Bangladesh that [...]

  • Socially Just, Sustainable and Green Dynamic Growth for a Good Society

    Socially Just, Sustainable and Green Dynamic Growth for a Good Society

    Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Economy of Tomorrow Series paper authored by Mustafizur Rahman, Towfiqul Islam Khan, Muhammad Al Amin. How to Produce Socially Just, Sustainable and Green Dynamic Growth for a Good Society: Case Study of Bangladesh Bangladesh has been able to raise its GDP growth rate by at least one percent for each of the past three decades. The challenge now is to accelerate economic [...]

  • Debapriya Bhattacharya emphasises effective global partnership at UN High-level Political Forum

    Debapriya Bhattacharya emphasises effective global partnership at UN High-level Political Forum

    Debapriya Bhattacharya (R)   Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) addressed the opening plenary of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) at UN head quarter in New York on Monday, 30 June 2014. Dr Bhattacharya is also the Chair of the Southern Voice on Post-MDGs – a network of 48 think tanks from Latin [...]

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