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Istanbul Programme of Action: Global support sought to fulfil commitments

The global community should extend all possible support towards smooth graduation of the LDCs from its status by delivering on all the commitments of the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA). LDCs’ graduation should be deemed an accomplishment rather than an eventuality that ought to be avoided. The remarks came from …

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Seminar on BCIM Economic Corridor

Ahead of the Bangladesh China India Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor meeting in Dhaka in November, a review seminar on the BCIM Intergovernmental process explored key areas of study on Tuesday, 16 September 2014.   The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Bangladesh Institute of International Strategies and Studies (BIISS) are …

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Setup independent commissions for better budgeting: CPD

  The preparation and implementation of the National Budget would benefit from establishing independent commissions on statistical review, agriculture price, local government financing and public expenditure review, reiterated Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya. The CPD Distinguished Fellow was addressing, as the Chief Guest, a seminar on students’ thoughts on the national budget …

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SMEs require supportive tax policies for inclusive growth in South Asia

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Supportive fiscal policies along with simplification of procedural complexities concerning taxation will make Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) more tax-compliant in South Asian countries, revealed a study conducted by South Asian research think-tanks including Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). Lack of good governance, administrative weaknesses of tax authorities, institutional failures …

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CPD Launched Professor Rehman Sobhan’s Book

CPD organised the launching ceremony of the publication titled Challenging the Injustice of Poverty: Agendas for Inclusive Development in South Asia authored by Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, CPD at the BRAC Centre Inn Auditorium, Dhaka on 31 January 2011. The book was first published in 2010 by SAGE Publications India …

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Professor Rehman Sobhan Turns 76

Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman of the CPD, stepped into 76 on 13 March 2010. CPD accorded a warm reception to Professor Sobhan on the occasion of his 75th birth anniversary at the Spectra Convention Centre on the day. Former students, former colleagues, friends and family members joined CPD family members …

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CPD Stall at Ekushey Book Fair 2010

In keeping with its tradition, CPD raised a stall at the Ekushey Book Fair in February 2010. The month-long book fair was held on the occasion of the immortal Ekushey February. Chairman of CPD Professor Rehman Sobhan inaugurated the stall on the premises of the Bangla Academy. Different publications, research …

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