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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|

By 2030, South Asia will be the most influential region in the world: SAES IX

  The Ninth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES IX) organised and hosted by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) took place on 15-16 October in Hotel Le Méridien in Dhaka. The overarching theme of SAES IX was “Reimagining South Asia [...]

2017-01-08T13:32:14+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global, Regional Dialogues|

Ninth SAES Appeals for a United South Asia and Concentration on the 2030 Agenda

South Asian countries need to work together in a more integrated manner to turn the region into a dynamic and prosperous one. Political leaderships in the region need to concentrate on implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development endorsed by [...]

2016-11-08T13:26:55+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global, Regional Dialogues|

Ninth SAES Ends with Aspirations to Form Stronger South Asia

Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, MP, Hon’ble Speaker of the National Parliament of Bangladesh put emphasis on forming stronger collaboration among the South Asian countries to overcome poverty, reduce inequality, establish good governance and, particularly, to meet the sustainable development goals. [...]

2017-05-16T12:26:12+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global, Regional Dialogues|

SDG Implementation Challenges in South Asia and Role of Global Partnerships

Experts stressed on strengthening partnerships through regional and global platforms towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the third plenary session of the of the Ninth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES IX) which was organised by Centre for Policy [...]

2016-10-25T20:16:00+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global, Regional Dialogues|

Youth are the Change Agents towards Inclusive, Just & Peaceful Society in South Asia

The South Asia region has been passing through a difficult situation with threats from anarchy and extremism. This situation has emerged from existing and incresingly widening inequality and injustice in the society. The policymakers of this region should act fast [...]

2016-10-27T13:53:54+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global, Regional Dialogues|

Focus on Job Creation for Sustainable Economic Growth in South Asia by 2030

South Asian economy has been experiencing job-less growth for past few decades. It is high time now for the policymakers of this region to concentrate on effective resource mobilisation for employment generation to make this economic growth sustainable. Experts and [...]

2016-11-03T18:18:55+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global, Regional Dialogues|

Political Leadership in South Asia is Not Ready for Implementing the 2030 Agenda

Leaders of the South Asian countries need to rise above the political dilemmas and need to collaborate inclusive and integrated manner to implement the 2030 Agenda. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are ambitious and complex which require deepening cooperation among [...]

2016-10-25T19:44:16+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global, Regional Dialogues|

Hon’ble President Stresses on Strengthening Regional Cooperation: SAES IX Inauguration

H E Mr. Md. Abdul Hamid, Hon’ble President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh emphasised on establishing steady and effective ties among the South Asian nations. He recommended for utilising unexplored potentials by strengthening regional economic cooperation towards transforming the [...]

2016-10-25T19:03:01+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global, Regional Dialogues|

Global Experts explore avenues and modalities to implement Trade Facilitation measures for regional integration of LDCs

The Southern Voice and LDC IV Monitor, in association with the Centre for Policy Dialogue(CPD), organised a session titled the Role of Trade Facilitation in the Context of Increasing Regional Integration of Least Developed Countries  as part of the Nairobi Trade and Development Symposium (TDS) on 17 December [...]

2016-08-02T18:43:56+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Featured Post, Linking to Global|

Trade and Development Symposium – NAIROBI 2015

Role of Trade Facilitation in the Context of Increasing Regional Integration of LDCs   LDC IV Monitor-Southern Voice in association with Centre for Policy Dialogue Session at the   Thursday, 17 December 2015; 9:00 am to 10:30 am Venue: The Hilton Nairobi, Mama Ngina [...]

2015-12-27T15:16:42+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Events, Linking to Global|