Rehman Sobhan

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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Initial Findings of Post-2015 Data Test – 4 Key Takeaways: Part I

By Rachel Quint and Sarah Lucas, originally published on the Post-2015 Data Test website in November 2014. Bringing Country-Level Realities to Global Ambitions (Part 1): 4 Key Takeaways from the Post-2015 Data Test’s Presentation of Initial Findings On October 14 in New York City, across the street from the hallowed halls …

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CPD Delegation at 7th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES VII)

    Under the theme ‘Towards South Asian Economic Union,’ the 7th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES VII) has kicked off on 5 November 2014 in New Delhi. Launched in 2008, the SAES is the premier regional platform for dialogue and debate on socio-economic issues facing South Asia. Each year, the Summit …

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Professor Rehman Sobhan speaks on Inclusive Development in South Asia, at UC Berkeley Public Lecture


Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, CPD delivered a public lecture on “Challenging the Injustice of Poverty: An Agenda for Inclusive Development in South Asia” at University of California, Berkeley, on Friday, 11 October 2013. The event, as part of the Center for South Asia Studies (CSAS) Public Lecture Series, was co-sponsored …

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CPD team at the 6th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES VI)

  The 6th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES VI) has kicked off on Monday, 2 September in Colombo, Sri Lanka with the overarching theme ‘Towards a Stronger, Dynamic, and Inclusive South Asia.’ Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, CPD is leading the participating CPD team, comprised of Dr Rounaq Jahan, Distinguished Fellow; …

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Professor Sobhan argues for redistributive justice in the global RMG value chain

  Professor Rehman Sobhan singled out the unjust global economic order and failure of local governance as the main reasons driving neglect of workers’ interest in the readymade garment sector of Bangladesh and called for the global society’s attention in establishing a more just global economic order. According to the …

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Professor Rehman Sobhan speaks on WB report on poverty in Bangladesh


  Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, CPD; Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director, CPD and Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, CPD participates at a roundtable on the World Bank report “Bangladesh Poverty Assessment: Assessing a Decade of Progress in Reducing Poverty, 2000-2010,” organised by the Hunger Project-Bangladesh. Published on 21 July 2013 …

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