The West African Think Tank Network (WATTNet) held its first conference on 1-2 March 2016 on the overarching theme Transforming West Africa for Inclusive Development. The conference brought together policy makers, think tank leaders, academia and business leaders to deliberate on the key policy issues confronting West African countries, so as to build consensus on the way forward.
In a recent analysis, Distinguished Fellow Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya and Research Associate Ms Sarah Sabin Khan of CPD, have present the importance of least developed countries (LDCs) as a key ‘battleground’ for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
A compendium has been published recently on the implementation methodologies of the post-2015 global goals under the Routledge Explorations in Development Studies. Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow of CPD, Chair of the Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals (Southern [...]
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 [...]
The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Sang-e-Meel has jointly published SDC-SAES anthology titled Securing Peace and Prosperity. This book aims to unpack the key elements of the peace-sustainable development nexus, and examine it in totality at the micro, meso and macro levels.
Authors: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Umme Shefa Rezbana Editor: Hari Uprety The article titled “South Asian Approach to Sustainable Development Goals” was published as the cover feature in the first issue of the twelfth volume of the Trade Insight by South Asia [...]
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 [...]
Originally posted on the ESCAP website on Tuesday, 3 November 2015. Least Developed Countries and Trade: Challenges of Implementing the Bali Package (Studies in Trade and Investment No. 83). Edited by Debapriya Bhattacharya and Mia Mikić ABSTRACT This monograph explores the challenges [...]
Originally appeared in ODI website in May 2015 as an output of the project: Effective international development action beyond 2015. Exploring spaces for economic transformation in the Sustainable Development Goals The Millennium Development Goals, a product and reflection of the [...]
"A Commentary on the Final Outcome Document of the Open Working Group on SDGs" authored by Debapriya Bhattacharya, Towfiqul Islam Khan and Umme Salma has been published in the SAIS Review. The print journal is published twice yearly by the Foreign Policy Institute, a research [...]
The Global Policy and Development department at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), under its Perspectives Series, has published “Lagging Behind: Lessons from the Least Developed Countries for a Development Agenda Post-2015,” based on the CPD study titled “Attaining the MDGs: How Successful [...]