• Debapriya Bhattacharya on Women Empowerment and Post-MDGs

    Debapriya Bhattacharya on Women Empowerment and Post-MDGs

    while addressing a seminar on “Post-2015 International Development Agenda: Understanding the Gender Dimensions” organised by Women and Gender Studies Department of Dhaka University, at Mozaffar Ahmed Chowdhury Auditorium, Faculty of Social Science on Tuesday, 19 August 2014. View more news reports on the event here. Published in The Daily Star UN Agenda for Women’s Equal Rights to Inheritance Proposed [...]

  • CPD Young Scholars’ Seminar Series (YSSS): Gender Issues in Post-MDGs

    CPD Young Scholars’ Seminar Series (YSSS): Gender Issues in Post-MDGs

    As a part of the Young Scholars’ Seminar Series (YSSS), a paper on “Reflecting gender issues in Post-2015 Development Agenda” was presented at CPD Dialogue Room on 18 August 2014. CPD Research Associate Ms Umme Salma, in her presentation, covered three major areas. Firstly, systemic flaws of current MDGs in addressing structural issues for empowering women and ensuring gender equality. Secondly, [...]

  • 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 [...]

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