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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|

Fairer trade agreements to facilitate access to healthcare for all

Prices for life-saving drugs are escalating. Investments in medical innovation are rapidly falling. And trade agreements are making access to healthcare more difficult for millions worldwide, particularly those in developing countries. These call for shaping better, sustainable trade deals that balance public health interests and private sector incentives.

2017-02-26T13:29:42+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Anniversary Lecture, Events, Featured Post, Special Events|

Third CPD Anniversary Lecture

CPD is going to organise the “Third CPD Anniversary Lecture” on Monday 13 February 2017 at 10.00 am in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This year renowned development economist Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr will deliver lecture on ‘Health and Global Trade Regime: Is It Affecting Equal Access to Medicines?. Professor Fukuda-Parr is a Faculty at The New School, New York and Vice-Chair, UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP)

2017-02-13T10:20:15+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Anniversary Lecture, Special Events|

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

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 [...]

CPD Undertakes New Study on Future of Garments Industry in Bangladesh

A new study by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) titled “New Dynamics in Bangladesh’s Apparels Enterprises: Perspectives on Restructuring, Upgradation and Compliance Assurance” was launched at an event held on 31 May (Tuesday) in the presence of key involved [...]

2016-06-06T19:34:55+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Research News, Special Events|

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|

Climate compatible development is the key to overcome the ‘wicked problems’

Climate compatible development offers a framework for thinking about the pathway to overcome the ‘wicked problems’ of dealing with climate related challenges, while simultaneously achieving the poverty reduction target of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said Mr Simon Maxwell, CBE at [...]

2016-02-14T12:06:12+00:00 January 16th, 2016|Anniversary Lecture, Featured Post, Special Events|

CPD Anniversary Lecture 2015

Simon Maxwell, CBE CPD Anniversary Lecture 2015 Climate Compatible Development: Pathway or Pipedream? by Simon Maxwell, CBE Executive Chair, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Former Director, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London and Chair, European Think-Tanks Group Saturday 16 [...]

2017-02-02T10:30:52+00:00 January 9th, 2016|Anniversary Lecture, Special Events|

Economic development and human progress should be mutually complementary: Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen addresses the audience with (from right) Matiur Rahman, Rehman Sobhan and Mustafizur Rahman.   Integrating sustainable economic growth with human progress is essential for sustainable development in developing economies like India and Bangladesh, noted Nobel [...]

2015-03-04T18:17:41+00:00 February 24th, 2015|Events, Featured Post, Special Events|

New global financial architecture could safeguard low income countries

Designing a new global financial structure could shield the interest of low income countries from the economic and financial crises that afflicted Eurozone countries, observed Dr Louka Katseli while addressing CPD Anniversary Lecture 2014. Referring to the consequences of Greek [...]

2015-03-03T14:46:01+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Anniversary Lecture, Events, Featured Post|