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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Workplace safety, employability, workers’ income and livelihood, and workers’ rights are still a prime concern in Bangladesh, says Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem
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 [...]
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.
The volume contains key takeaways from the deliberations of the four plenary and nine parallel sessions of the SAES IX which focused on a number of relevant cross-cutting issues and a cluster of thematic issues.
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।
The origin and solution to the Rohingya crisis both lie in Myanmar. However, Bangladesh is facing a substantial challenge at this moment as the country is hosting around 1,008,431 Rohingy
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.
The State of the SDGs is the new flagship initiative of the Southern Voice network – a partnership of 49 think tanks from Africa, Asia and Latin America, of which CPD is the Secretariat. It is a contribution from Southern [...]
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.
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: [...]
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.