• 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 [...]

  • Inclusive Business in Bangladesh needs awareness and policy support

    Inclusive Business in Bangladesh needs awareness and policy support

    The promotion of the ‘inclusive business’ initiatives needs a well-defined conceptual framework to identify scope of work, a well-thought campaign strategy to raise awareness among the key stakeholders particularly the corporate sector and inclusion of support measures in the existing policy structures, said Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem. As the keynote speaker, the Additonal Research Director [...]

  • China’s rise may benefit Low Income Countries in the Asia Pacific

    China’s rise may benefit Low Income Countries in the Asia Pacific

    Chinese economic and political implications on the low income countries (LICs) in the Asia Pacific region have to be counter-balanced with strategies that maximise the benefits in a mutually rewarding manner, said Professor Mustafizur Rahman at an international conference on China’s development. Professor Rahman was addressing “China’s New Development and its Regional Implications – China [...]

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