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Debapriya Bhattacharya at launch of European Report on Development 2015

  The Chair of Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals, Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, addressed the launch of the Fifth European Report on Development (ERD 2015) in Brussels, Belgium. Launched on 4 May 2015, the report with the overarching theme “Combining Finance and Policies to Implement a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda,” is the …

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Combining finance and policies for a transformative post-2015 agenda

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Originally posted by bwtritton on post-2015.org on 8 May 2015 Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development agenda The fifth edition of the European Report on Development (ERD 2015), launched in May 2015, has the theme of “Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development …

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National subsidy policy in Bangladesh urged: CPD

By analysing the coherence of existing subsidy distribution policies, a comprehensive national subsidy policy should be formulated to ensure governance and financial transparency of subsidy distribution mechanism and propose viable and beneficial alternatives when applicable. The observation emerged from a dialogue on “Subsidy Management in Bangladesh: Efficiency and Equity Issues,” held in Lakeshore …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya joins GPEDC Adv. Committee & WEF-ICTSD’s E15 Trade, Finance & Development Group

Chair of Southern Voice joins GPEDC Advisory Committee and WEF-ICTSD’s E15 Group on Trade, Finance and Development

Being invited by the Co-Chairs, Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair of Southern Voice and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh has joined the Advisory Group on the monitoring framework of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC). Recently he has also joined the Expert Thematic Group of the E15 …

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SV joins E15’s First Expert Group Workshop on 13-14 April, Geneva

E15 Trade, Finance and Development experts

The Chair of Southern Voice (SV), Dr. Bhattacharya delivered a presentation on “Post-2015 Development Agenda: Interlocking Trade and Finance in the LDCs” at the E15 Initiative’s First Expert Group Workshop on Trade, Finance and Development, held on 13-14 April 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. The session, which took place on the …

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Comprehensive SPS agreement could enhance Bangladesh-India trade

A comprehensive agreement between Bangladesh and India for agricultural exports could resolve the non-conforming sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS) that undermine trade potentials of the two countries. SPS measures such as laboratory testing, registration, certification and sanitary phytosanitary certificate start to act as non-tariff barriers (NTBs) when appropriate mechanisms and …

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Enhancing FDI Flow in South Asia: Framework for Regional Cooperation

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The opinion piece on FDI by Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Additional Research Director, CPD was originally published on the SARCist website in March 2015. Enhancing FDI Flow in South Asia: Exploring a Framework for Regional Cooperation I. Introduction Foreign direct investment (FDI) in South Asia did not get momentum over the last decades. …

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New forum to tackle Commonwealth trade challenges

CPD Executive Director Professor Mustafizur Rahman made a presentation on Bangladesh’s manufacturing sector and the country’s progress towards graduating from LDCs at a consultative meeting of the Commonwealth Expert Group on Trade (CEGT) in Malta. The meetings held during 25-26 March 2015, brought together 27 experts from member countries to consider …

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