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Combining finance and policies for a transformative post-2015 agenda

Originally posted by bwtritton on post-2015.org on 8 May 2015 Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development agenda The fifth edition of the European Report on Development (ERD 2015), launched in May 2015, has the theme of “Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya joins GPEDC Adv. Committee & WEF-ICTSD’s E15 Trade, Finance & Development Group

Chair of Southern Voice joins GPEDC Advisory Committee and WEF-ICTSD’s E15 Group on Trade, Finance and Development

Being invited by the Co-Chairs, Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair of Southern Voice and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh has joined the Advisory Group on the monitoring framework of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC). Recently he has also joined the Expert Thematic Group of the E15 …

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SV joins E15’s First Expert Group Workshop on 13-14 April, Geneva

E15 Trade, Finance and Development experts

The Chair of Southern Voice (SV), Dr. Bhattacharya delivered a presentation on “Post-2015 Development Agenda: Interlocking Trade and Finance in the LDCs” at the E15 Initiative’s First Expert Group Workshop on Trade, Finance and Development, held on 13-14 April 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. The session, which took place on the …

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Global Forum on Development: Debapriya Bhattacharya for inclusive global data system for the SDGs

Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair of Southern Voice on Post-MDGs argued whether the global data system is fit for the developing countries while addressing the event “Making Countries Fit for the Post-2015 Development Agenda” at OECD on 30 March 2015, in Paris, France. In his keynote presentation on “Making Countries Fit …

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New forum to tackle Commonwealth trade challenges

CPD Executive Director Professor Mustafizur Rahman made a presentation on Bangladesh’s manufacturing sector and the country’s progress towards graduating from LDCs at a consultative meeting of the Commonwealth Expert Group on Trade (CEGT) in Malta. The meetings held during 25-26 March 2015, brought together 27 experts from member countries to consider …

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Non-Tariff Barriers impeding IORA intra-regional trade

Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) applied by Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) countries are one of the main setbacks for enhancing intra-regional trade, noted CPD Additional Research Director Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem. He was addressing a session on “Regional Economic Cooperation in Trade and Investment in IORA” at the international conference titled “India …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya speaks on inequalities in post-2015 agenda at UN

Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair, Southern Voice on Post-MDGs addressed issues related to inequalities in the post-2015 agenda at United Nations Headquarters, in New York on 19 March 2015. The CPD Distinguished Fellow was an invited speaker at the event titled “Leaving no one behind: tackling inequalities in the post-2015 development …

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Professor Mustafizur Rahman reviews Commonwealth Flagship Publication on Trade

Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director, CPD participated at a Technical Review Workshop on Commonwealth Flagship Publication on Trade on 5 March 2015 in London, UK. On invitation, Professor Rahman as an invited trade expert, attended the workshop that focused on the conceptual design of the flagship publication. It also discussed …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya on Women’s Empowerment in Post-2015 Framework

  Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair, Southern Voices on Post-MDGs and Distinguished Fellow, CPD addressed the international conference on “Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Development – the Synthesis for Success,” on 2 March 2015 in Riga, Latvia. As a panellist, Dr Bhattacharya addressed issues related to strengthening the dimension of women’s …

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What Research Quality means: CPD Researchers @TTI Exchange, Istanbul

CPD Distinguished Fellow Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya has encouraged think tank researchers to focus on trade-offs within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and consider those trade-offs having implications for indicators. Dr Bhattacharya, also Chair, Southern Voice on Post-MDGs, was moderating a plenary discussion on “Research Quality for Think Tanks,” at the 2015 TTI Exchange …

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