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SDGs have hit the ground running, but global environment is not supportive – Debapriya at United Nations Review of SDGs

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Speaking at the opening plenary of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF), the top body of the United Nations which monitors the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka said that the good news is that the SDGs …

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CPD Special Lecture on National Budget FY2016-17 for Students of ULAB

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A special lecture session was organised to brief the teachers and students of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) about the macroeconomic context and various aspects of the national budget for FY2016-17. Status of the state of the Bangladesh economy in recent years and a brief analysis of the …

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‘ICT and SDGs’ report launched in NY

Dr Fahmida Khatun, Research Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and co-author of the report on ‘ICT and SDGs’ joins the launching ceremony with Professor Jeffery Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson and others at Columbia University, New York on 23rd September 2015.

The ‘ICT and SDGs’ report, an outcome of joint research between the Earth Institute, Columbia University and Ericsson was published in New York on 23 September 2015, ahead of the United Nations SDG Summit. The report highlights ICT’s role in accelerating achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by …

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Debapriya speaks at the launch of European Report on Development 2013 in Brussels

On 9 April 2013 Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, CPD and Chair, Southern Voice on Post-MDGs joined a panel of eminent discussants at the launch of European Report on Development (ERD) 2013 held  at the European Union’s headquarter in Brussels.  Dr Debapriya agreed with core messages of the report, viz. there is a need to formulate a transformational development agenda …

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