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Dr Fahmida Khatun, Executive Director of CPD was the keynote presenter at the session on “Collaborative and Responsible Sourcing for Sustainable Growth” at the Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017 on 25 February. In her presentation Dr Khatun mentioned that the challenge [...]
Dr Debapriya Bhattachariya is a #HeForShe champion. Here he speaks about his work regarding gender issues, particularly in terms of inspiring the young community through his lectures and analysis of research outputs.
In line with the UN Agenda for the Sustainable Development Goals 2030, a particular focus will have to be kept on Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, [...]
Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals (Southern Voice) organised a session at the first-ever UN World Data Forum to explore the significant potentials and possibilities of the think tanks to contribute to addressing the formidable challenges in view of the data revolution in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Recently, Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) urged senior students and young professionals from across the country not only to improve their understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but also to take an active role [...]
Bangladesh needs to adopt a sub-regional policy to strengthen border connectivity and face the challenges that are predicted to come from the uncertain world in the near future, said Debapriya Bhattacharya, distinguished fellow of the Centre for Policy Dialogue.
Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals (Southern Voice) organised a panel discussion at the first-ever UN World Data Forum in Cape Town, where the network’s data experts unpacked initial country-experiences on data challenges for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Prices for life-saving drugs are escalating. Investments in medical innovation are rapidly falling. And trade agreements are making access to healthcare more difficult for millions worldwide, particularly those in developing countries. These call for shaping better, sustainable trade deals that balance public health interests and private sector incentives.
Following the tradition, CPD has installed its book stall at the month-long Ekushey Boi Mela 2017. Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, CPD, inaugurated the stall at the Bangla Academy premises on 2 February 2017. The stall contains the serial number 58-59. [...]
A meeting for the Communication Focal Persons of the Partners of the Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh was organised to discuss how they can contribute to the Platform website in order to strengthen the effectiveness of communication and outreach activities [...]
Post-Rana Plaza Developments in Bangladesh: Towards Building a Responsible Supply Chain in the Apparel Sector provides an objective update about the progress made in terms of the various initiatives undertaken in view of the Rana Plaza tragedy of April 2013. [...]
Bangladesh’s graduation from the category of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) is almost certain. Now, it is critically important for the country to prioritise the future strategies in view of making the graduation sustainable. The government needs to take measures [...]
CPD, in partnership with the Save the Children in Bangladesh, has carried out a study titled Delivering on the Promise: Ensuring the Successful Implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Bangladesh. The report on the study has been published recently which [...]
Download: Presentation | Paper Bangladesh government needs to focus on lowering the interest rate of National Savings Bond (NSD) and adjustment of fuel price and exchange rate to sustain the economic growth for FY2016-17. Three reforms are vital as well- banking [...]