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Citizen’s SDG Conference to Give Voice – No One to be Left Behind

The Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh will hold a day-long conference titled “Citizen’s Conference on SDGs in Bangladesh 2017” in the capital’s Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) on Wednesday 6 December, 2017.

2017-12-04T12:02:58+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Press Briefings|

Bangladesh to Keep up Dual Approach to WTO

Bangladesh is currently at a crossroads regarding its least developed country (LDC) status – while it will tread on the pathway towards transforming into a developing country by 2018, it cannot escape the reality of remaining an LDC for the next 10 years.

2017-12-10T14:39:59+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global|

Possible MC11 Outcome is not promising

International trade experts were of the opinion that in the context of the upcoming WTO MC11 in Buenos Aires, LDCs should remain engaged in the debates and discussions on not only the traditional ‘LDC issues’ but also the new issues [...]

2017-11-30T11:24:37+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Linking to Global|

Policy consistency, governance & international support to secure energy for all: LDC report 2017

 Presentation | Press Reports  Policy consistency, governance and international support are essential to secure transformational energy for all in the least developed countries, according to the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) Report 2017.  Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal seven (SDG 7) - universal access [...]

2017-12-17T17:51:44+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Press Briefings|

Concrete guidelines and better safety-compliance mechanisms needed for RMG sector: Dr Moazzem

Workplace safety, employability, workers’ income and livelihood, and workers’ rights are still a prime concern in Bangladesh, says Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem

2017-11-22T18:48:13+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|CPD in the Media, Featured Post, Khondaker Golam Moazzem|

10th South Asia Economic Summit held in Nepal

The tenth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES X) was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 14-16 November 2017 with the theme “Deepening Economic Integration for Inclusive and Sustainable Development in South Asia.” The three-day Summit focused on various topics and issues [...]

2017-11-16T17:26:00+00:00 November 16th, 2017|CPD Professional’s Engagement, Featured Post|

Challenging Injustice in South Asia

This publication is inspired by a more detailed study to address the structural sources of injustice which drive poverty in South Asia, and to provide suggestions on how to correct these injustices through democratisation of opportunities for the excluded segments of society.

2018-02-18T11:27:50+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Books, e-Library, Featured Post, Poverty, Inequality and Social Justice|

মধ্যম আয়ের দেশ হওয়ার ক্রান্তিলগ্নে বাংলাদেশে দলিতদের প্রতি বৈষম্য উচিত নয়

এখনও দেশের দলিত জনগোষ্ঠী নিদারুণ বৈষম্যের শিকার হয়ে জীবনধারণ করছে। এই অসমতার অবসান ঘটানো সম্ভব এসডিজির মৌলিক চেতনা, ‘কাউকে পেছনে রাখা যাবে না’ এর যথার্থ উপলব্ধি ও যথাযথ বাস্তবায়নের মাধ্যমে।

2017-11-15T15:46:29+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Dialogues, Events, Featured Post|

Walking the talk on international development assistance

When Justin Trudeau’s government took office, one of the Prime Minister’s messages overseas was “Canada’s back,” which referred to Canada’s perceived lack of leadership on the world stage under the previous, Conservative, government.

Post-2015 Data Test is showcased in OECD’s Development Co-operation Report 2017

The multi-country project titled Post-2015 Data Test, which was Co-led by CPD, Southern Voice and the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University, has been featured in Case Studies on Data for Development, of OECD’s Development Co-operation Report 2017: Data for Development.

2017-10-31T16:08:06+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Books, Featured Post, International Publications, Non-CPD Publication|

The South Asia Communications Forum: addressing some of the biggest challenges for communicators in South Asia

A group of communicators from South Asian think-tanks have a forum called the South Asia Communications Forum. They have identified some major challenges faced by the communicators and relevant solutions in their recent article titled “The South Asia Communications Forum: [...]

2017-10-24T10:42:16+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Featured Post|

Experts call for adopting new approaches to flood risk management

There is a need to adopt new and sustainable approaches in view of climate change to tackle the floods, and incorporate them into long-term policies to mitigate the damages in future.

2017-11-12T19:22:28+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Dialogues, Events, Featured Post|