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Mr Towfiqul Islam Khan on BBS data

Published in The Financial Express on Wednesday, 4 November 2015. BBS quarterly update on labour force stumbles at takeoff stage Setback for logistics shortcoming under aided project Jasim Uddin Haroon A move for releasing quarterly updates on labour force in relation to domestic and overseas employment under an aided project …

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Post-2015 Data Test: Bangladesh Country Report released


The Bangladesh Country Report prepared under the Post-2015 Data Test: Unpacking the Data Revolution at the Country Level has just been released. The study titled Measuring for Monitoring: the State of Data for SDGs in Bangladesh provides an insight into the state of data which will be required for measuring …

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SDGs require accountability mechanism, multi-stakeholder engagement and bridging data gap

Success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the post-2015 development agenda will critically hinge on multi-stakeholder partnership, political will and data availability at the national-level. Lessons learnt from the delivery of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reflect that unavailability of data at the local level was a …

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Mustafizur Rahman addresses 3rd Int’l Open Data Conference in Ottawa

  CPD Executive Director Professor Mustafizur Rahman addressed the Third International Open Data Conference held in Ottawa, Canada during 28-29 May 2015. He was an invited speaker on “Post-2015 Data Test: Unpacking the Data Revolution at the Country Level,” of the Southern Voice on Post-MDGs at the conference organised by 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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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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The Post-2015 Data Test Hits the Road


Reblogged from Work in Progress: The Hewlett Foundation Blog, published on Thursday, 22 May 2014. The Post-2015 Data Test Hits the Road By Kristen Stelljes It’s an exciting time to be a data lover. As Rachel’s post from last week on post-2015 and the data revolution describes, if the revolution becomes a reality we will …

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