Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), addressed the 29th installation ceremony of the Rotary Club of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar as Chief Guest. The ceremony was held on 18 December 2017 at the Dhaka Club Ltd. In his [...]
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 [...]
Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair of Southern Voice and Distinguished Fellow, CPD speaking at the session titled “Leveraging Interlinkages for Effective Delivery of SDGs,” at the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), New York, on 14 July 2017 The [...]
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).
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)
Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya speaking on Monday 2 January 2017 at the opening ceremony of Sunbeams Model United Nations (SunMUN) Conference 2017 as the Guest of Honour
Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Convenor, Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh delivered seven lectures on Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during November-December 2016 in Bangladesh. His lectures addressed specific constituencies, including [...]
Bangladesh has no alternative to improve the quality of education to realise the Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In view of this, increased budgetary allocations and effective recourse mobilisation are essential. These observations emerged from the sharing [...]
A three-member CPD team participated at the Think Tank Initiative’s (TTI) Regional Meeting on 14-15 December 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. The assembly of South Asian think tanks was organised jointly by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Pakistan and International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.
Bangladesh needs to internailse the ambitious goals and targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with national planning process and allocate necessary budgets accordingly in national budgets. Availing adequate funds will be a major challenge, and therefore, the country needs [...]
CPD Distinguished Fellow Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya and CPD Senior Research Associate Ms Umme Shefa Rezbana presented the inception report titled “Decentralised Governance, Corruption and Anti-corruption Measures: An enquiry in the Bangladesh experience” at the strategic meeting of a multi-country study. [...]
Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya speaks about social capital at the meeting of Rotary Club of Ramna Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), on 26 July, 2016 addressed the 40th installation ceremony of the Rotary Club [...]
Access to productive assets is key to women’s economic empowerment – Debapriya at UNCTAD 14 in Nairobi
Relocation of female labour from agriculture to non-farm activities is essential for raising their linkages to the market, productivity and income. This will facilitate breaking the “gender segmentation” in the labour and product markets. Thus women should have full access [...]
Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has published a report titled Implementing Agenda 2030: Unpacking the Data Revolution at the Country Level, which was launched in New York on 8 July 2016. The report, authored by Debapriya Bhattacharya, Kate Higgins and [...]
CPD has joined a study group seeking to explore the relationship between multi-level governance, decentralisation and corruption in the context of three countries, namely Bangladesh, Colombia and Nigeria. The study titled Decentralisation, Multilevel Governance, and Corruption has been initiated by [...]