South Asian Think Tanks discuss opportunities, success & post-TTI strategy in Regional Meet

The seventh Regional Meeting (RM7) of the South Asian Think Tanks (SATTs) was held during 5 to 7 February 2018 at BRAC-CDM Savar in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Organised by Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), the theme of this year’s regional meeting was “Remaining Relevant in the Policy World: Sustainability Challenges of Think Tanks.”

2018-02-12T16:58:29+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Events, Featured Post, Meetings, Regional Dialogues|

Workshop on “Gender in Research and Organisational Excellence” held

A day-long workshop titled “Gender in Research and Organisational Excellence” held on 4 February 2018 at BRAC-CDM Savar – a day before the 7th South Asian Regional Meeting of the Think Tank Initiative – jointly organised by Centre for Policy [...]

2018-02-05T17:52:44+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Events, Featured Post|

Third meeting of Bangladesh Economists’ Network held

Presentation: Implications of the Rohingya Crisis for Bangladesh The third meeting of the Bangladesh Economists’ Network was held at CPD office on 16 January 2018. Mr Towfiqul Islam Khan, Research Fellow at CPD, presented the CPD study on “Implications of the [...]

2018-01-21T14:50:48+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Events, Meetings|

State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2017-18 First Reading

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) organised a media briefing on the release of the State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2017-18 (First Reading) on 13 January 2018 in Dhaka. Mr Towfiqul Islam Khan, Research Fellow at CPD, presented the analysis [...]

Inequality, environmental degradation fuel tensions worldwide: Pascal Lamy

Rising inequalities and environmental degradation are the two key factors which have been fuelling tensions, conflicts and frustration worldwide, particularly among the new generation.

2018-01-08T14:22:41+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Events, Featured Post, Public Lectures|

Citizen’s Platform vows to leave no one behind

There is a need to formulate appropriate policy framework and develop specific action plan accordingly to ensure the inclusion of marginalised and vulnerable groups of the society in the development process in a move to attain the core aspiration of [...]

2018-02-15T14:21:48+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Special Events|

Citizen’s SDG Conference to Give Voice – No One to be Left Behind

The Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh will hold a day-long conference titled “Citizen’s Conference on SDGs in Bangladesh 2017” in the capital’s Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) on Wednesday 6 December, 2017.

2017-12-04T12:02:58+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Press Briefings|

Bangladesh to Keep up Dual Approach to WTO

Bangladesh is currently at a crossroads regarding its least developed country (LDC) status – while it will tread on the pathway towards transforming into a developing country by 2018, it cannot escape the reality of remaining an LDC for the next 10 years.

2017-12-10T14:39:59+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global|

Possible MC11 Outcome is not promising

International trade experts were of the opinion that in the context of the upcoming WTO MC11 in Buenos Aires, LDCs should remain engaged in the debates and discussions on not only the traditional ‘LDC issues’ but also the new issues [...]

2017-11-30T11:24:37+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global|

Policy consistency, governance & international support to secure energy for all: LDC report 2017

 Presentation | Press Reports  Policy consistency, governance and international support are essential to secure transformational energy for all in the least developed countries, according to the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) Report 2017.  Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal seven (SDG 7) - universal access [...]

2017-12-17T17:51:44+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Press Briefings|

মধ্যম আয়ের দেশ হওয়ার ক্রান্তিলগ্নে বাংলাদেশে দলিতদের প্রতি বৈষম্য উচিত নয়

এখনও দেশের দলিত জনগোষ্ঠী নিদারুণ বৈষম্যের শিকার হয়ে জীবনধারণ করছে। এই অসমতার অবসান ঘটানো সম্ভব এসডিজির মৌলিক চেতনা, ‘কাউকে পেছনে রাখা যাবে না’ এর যথার্থ উপলব্ধি ও যথাযথ বাস্তবায়নের মাধ্যমে।

2017-11-15T15:46:29+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Dialogues, Events, Featured Post|

টেকসই উন্নয়ন অভীষ্ট (এসডিজি)-এর আলোকে বাংলাদেশে দলিত জনগোষ্ঠীর অবস্থান

অভিযান; হেক্স/ইপার; নাগরিক উদ্যোগ; রিসার্চ ইনিশিয়েটিভস্, বাংলাদেশ (রিইব) এবং এসডিজি বাস্তবায়নে নাগরিক প্ল্যাটফর্ম, বাংলাদেশ যৌথভাবে "টেকসই উন্নয়ন অভীষ্ট (এসডিজি)-এর আলোকে বাংলাদেশে দলিত জনগোষ্ঠীর অবস্থান" শীর্ষক একটি সংলাপের আয়োজন করেছে।   সরাসরি দেখুন   অনুষ্ঠানটি আগামী ১২ নভেম্বর ২০১৭ রবিবার সকাল ৯.৩০ টায় সিরডাপ [...]

2017-11-12T10:05:19+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Events|

Experts call for adopting new approaches to flood risk management

There is a need to adopt new and sustainable approaches in view of climate change to tackle the floods, and incorporate them into long-term policies to mitigate the damages in future.

2017-11-12T19:22:28+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Dialogues, Events, Featured Post|