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Post-2015 International Development Agenda in the Context of Interlocking Trade and Financing in the LDCs

Debapriya Bhattacharya January 2016 The adoption of the ambitious post-2015 agenda centering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations (UN) in New York in September marks an opportune moment to suggest development policy solutions for the least-developed [...]

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|

10th WTO Ministerial Conference : LDC agenda for Nairobi

The article “10th WTO Ministerial Conference ​:​ LDC agenda for Nairobi” authored by CPD Research Director Dr Fahmida Khatun, was published by SOUTH ASIA WATCH ON TRADE, ECONOMICS AND ENVIRONMENT (SAWTEE) in Trade Insight Vol. 11, No. 3, 2015, Page 14-19. [...]

2016-11-07T10:59:33+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Fahmida Khatun, Featured Post, International Publications, Non-CPD Publication|

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|

Debapriya Bhattacharya calls for stronger accountability and legitimacy process in SDG implementation for Countries with Special Needs at UNESCAP, Bangkok

    December 2015, Bangkok: Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair of Southern Voice and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), called for stronger accountability and legitimacy process as a means of overcoming SDG implementation challenges for Countries with Special Needs (CSNs) at an [...]

2016-08-02T18:23:55+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Debapriya Bhattacharya, Featured Post|

Towards Regional Integration in South Asia: Promoting Trade Facilitation and Connectivity

This compendium focuses on some of the most pressing issues that are critically important to advancing the cause of South Asian economic integration. Whilst in recent years SAARC policymakers have taken important decisions to enhance market access, promote trade facilitation [...]

Untranquil Recollections: The Years of Fulfilment by Rehman Sobhan

Untranquil Recollections: The Years of Fulfilment brings together Professor Rehman Sobhan’s personal story situated within the historical events of Bangladesh, from its birth as East Pakistan to its evolution as an independent, democratic state. Published by SAGE, the book was launched [...]