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Debapriya Bhattacharya joins T20 Conference in Berlin


Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue, was invited to address the Berlin T20 (Think-tanks 20) conference organised by the German Development Institute (DIE), Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). The conference took place on 12-13 May 2016. Dr Debapriya, who is also …

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Three Factors Constrained Progress of LDCs – Debapriya Bhattacharya


Three sets of factors have constrained the delivery of the special programme for the LDCs. These are, namely, inhospitable global economic environment; inability of international development partners to meet their commitments; and lack of domestic reforms in the least developed countries (LDCs). These observations came from Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, the …

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Youth to reboot society so that Bangladesh can scale new heights – Debapriya Bhattacharya


On 2 April 2016, Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) gave away prizes as the chief guest at the closing of two-day long Knowledge Festival “Inception 2.0” hosted by St Gregory’s High School, Dhaka. More than 3000 students from over 80 educational establishments located in Dhaka …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya speaks to government officials on how Agenda 2030 is relevant for Bangladesh in the current global context


Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), conducted a lecture session for 21 mid-level government officers at the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) in Savar on 29 March 2016. The theme of his lecture was “MDGs and Beyond 2015: SDGs and Vision 2021”. This was …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya joins International Conference on South-South Cooperation, New Delhi


Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Chair of Southern Voice chaired the third plenary session on “Southern Development Narrative and Role of Southern Think-tanks” at the first day of the International Conference on South-South Cooperation (SSC), organised by the Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC) and …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya on Opportunities and Obstacles for Multilateral System at IEG Workshop on Global Cooperation, Stockholm

Chair of Southern Voice and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, shed light on the lack of coherence in global development policies and the weak accountability in development cooperation  at the workshop on “Opportunities and challenges for the multilateral system”. The workshop was initiated by the …

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Dr Debapriya at the GPEDC Monitoring Advisory Group Meeting, New York


Upon invitation, the Centre for Policy Dialogue’s (CPD) Distinguished Fellow and Chair of Southern Voice, Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, participated in the Third Meeting of the Monitoring Advisory Group of Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) on 5-7 February 2016 at New York, USA. The three-day long meeting deliberated upon identifying, assessing …

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CPD Delegation at the International Seminar on Trade and Employment Challenges, New Delhi


Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), and Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Additional Research Director, CPD, addressed the second day of the International Seminar on “Trade and Employment Challenges: Insights for South Asia” on 17 December 2015 in New Delhi. The seminar was jointly organised by the Research …

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