Bangladesh Bank heist needs parliamentary hearing: Dr Debapriya

Discussion on recent issue of Bangladesh Bank heist emerged from a Q&A session at CPD media briefing on Recommendations for the National Budget FY2016-17at the CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka, on Sunday, 17 April 2016. It was discussed that proper coordination and [...]

Qualitative improvement of budgetary framework necessary for higher economic growth to sustain

The gaps between fiscal projection and actual implementation are being widened every year. Between FY2009 and FY2016, the gaps have increased for almost all major components of the fiscal framework where the net foreign borrowing is the weakest, followed by [...]

2016-08-02T18:42:09+00:00 April 17th, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Monitoring of National Economy, Press Briefings|

Democratic deficiency may compel changes in the World Economic Order

What is wrong with the World Economic Order? Among many issues discussants voiced on special and differential treatment of few countries for setting global economic agenda. Furthermore the current quota based decision-making power in the world economic order is suffering [...]

2016-03-30T19:54:25+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Events, In-house Dialogues|

A special SME economic zone urged in Bogra: CPD pre-budget dialogue

Specialised economic zone is needed in Bogra for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Besides, appropriate infrastructure and communication development is must to support and encourage entrepreneurs in this sector. The government should focus on necessary budgetary allocations and fiscal-monetary incentives [...]

All of us are responsible for Rana Plaza Tragedy: IDRC President

Tragedy like Rana Plaza does not happen in a vacuum and all of us are responsible for this. The government, RMG factory owners, workers- nobody played their due role to avoid such incident, said Dr Jean Lebel, President of International [...]

2016-03-13T11:21:34+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Featured Post, In-house Dialogues, Meetings, Visits at CPD|

Press reports on CPD Conversation with Future Leaders

A discussion session organized by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on 25 February 2016 at CPD office under its programme titled “Conversation with Future Leaders"   Published in The Daily Star on Monday, 29 February 2016 Young professionals say their voices should [...]

2016-03-01T15:11:21+00:00 February 29th, 2016|CPD in the Media, Events, Meetings, Special Events|

Young professionals at a CPD discussion call for greater voice in nation’s development

  There is a need for platforms where the views of the future generation of the country on the issues of national importance can be heard.  Young professionals suggested that there should be forums and also network of youths both [...]

2016-03-03T17:30:59+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Events, Meetings, Special Events|

Private, public and civil society partnership is critical for revival of Muslin

Required policies and institutional support from the government, investment of both public and private sectors in skill development training and baseline research together with knowledge and expertise of the civil society organizations and individuals is the key to reviving Muslin; [...]

2016-02-22T18:15:26+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Dialogues, Events, Featured Post, National policy Forum, Public Lectures|

Rehman Sobhan’s memoir provides resources for history of independence of Bangladesh

Though it is a personal history, the memoir Untranquil Recollections: The Years of Fulfillment by Professor Rehman Sobhan describes the history and philosophy of the liberation war of Bangladesh with much understanding of the state of the political economy of [...]

2016-02-10T19:30:00+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Local Level Dialogues, Non-CPD Publication, Rehman Sobhan|

CPD proposes a policy package to mitigate worrying signs in the economy

The government needs to take advantage of the relative macroeconomic stability to stimulate private sector investment in FY2015-16. In view of this, CPD, in its report on State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY 2015-16 (First Reading) proposed a comprehensive policy package.

2017-05-31T13:47:37+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Monitoring of National Economy, Press Briefings|

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|

GPEDC’s role in the post-2015 framework – Bhattacharya at the 2nd Busan Global Partnership Forum, Seoul

23–24 November 2015, Seoul: Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair of Southern Voice and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), addressed behavioural changes amongst development cooperation providers and developing countries necessary to attain the SDGs at the 2nd Busan Global Partnership Forum. Bhattacharya was [...]

2015-12-15T17:12:08+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Events, Featured Post|

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|