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Good Governance needs awareness, capacity and commitment: Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya

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, [...]

2017-03-06T15:48:59+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Local Level Dialogues|

Power of the SDGs lies with the Youth – Debapriya Bhattacharya

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 [...]

2017-02-23T13:07:34+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Featured Post|

Focus on regional ties: Dr Debapriya

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.

2017-02-27T11:13:21+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|CPD in the Media, Debapriya Bhattacharya, Featured Post|

Fairer trade agreements to facilitate access to healthcare for all

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.

2017-02-26T13:29:42+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Anniversary Lecture, Events, Featured Post, Special Events|

First meeting of Communication Focal Persons of Partner orgnaisations held

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 [...]

2017-02-01T12:58:55+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Events, Featured Post, In-house Dialogues, Meetings|

Post-Rana Plaza Developments in Bangladesh

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. [...]

2017-06-21T15:58:25+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Books, e-Library, Featured Post|

Structural Transformation is the Key towards Sustainable Graduation from LDC

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 [...]

2017-01-22T17:57:18+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Meetings|

Delivering on the Promise

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 [...]

CPD Recommends Rationalised NSD Interest Rate, Fuel Price and Exchange Rate

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 [...]

2017-01-17T11:50:17+00:00 January 7th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Monitoring of National Economy, Press Briefings|