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Debapriya Bhattacharya Delivers Seven Lectures on the SDGs


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 high-level government officials, private sector leaders, members of university faculty, …

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তরুণদের নিষ্ক্রিয়তা সামাজিক টাইম বোমার মতো কাজ করেঃ দেবপ্রিয় ভট্টাচার্য


দেবপ্রিয় ভট্টাচার্য বলেন, দেশে অর্থনীতির কাঠামোগত রূপান্তর যথোপযুক্ত না হওয়াতে, শিল্প খাতের বিকাশ না ঘটাতে এই নবীন কর্মশক্তি মজুরিভিত্তিক প্রাতিষ্ঠানিক খাতে শোভন কর্মসংস্থান পাচ্ছে না। তাদের যে গুণমানসম্পন্ন শিক্ষা পাওয়া দরকার, তাতেও ঘাটতি আছে। তাদের যে প্রশিক্ষণ দেওয়া হয়, তা যথেষ্ট পরিমাণে উৎপাদনশীলতা বৃদ্ধিতে সহায়তা করে না এবং তা বাজারের চাহিদাও মেটায় না।

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Analysing Results Frameworks: What is Missing? – Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya


Originally posted in on 11 November, 2016 Analysing Results Frameworks: What is Missing? By Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya Chair, Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue   The joint OECD-UNDP report, “Making Development Co-operation More Effective: 2016 Progress Report” contains a number of encouraging …

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Dr Debapriya Stresses on Internalising SDGs with National Budgets


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 effective resource mobilisation and active monitoring mechanism to achieve SDGs, …

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CPD Presented Inception Report on Decentralisation and Corruption


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. The report was prepared as part of the study titled …

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Concessional Financial Flows among Southern Countries


The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) prepared a report titled Concessional Financial Flows Among Southern Countries: Conceptualizing Design Principles, Operational Modalities and Assessment Framework. Authored by Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, and Ms Refaya Rashmin, former Research Associate, of CPD. The …

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Dr Debapriya stresses on good governance, law & order, human rights and equity & justice in accomplishing SDGs

Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya

Published in The Daily Star on Thursday, 18 August 2016  Bangladesh to lead charge towards SDGs UN official says Star Business Report The United Nations hopes Bangladesh would emerge as a leader in the sustainable development goals, repeating its success in pulling off the millennium development goals. Bangladesh has become a role model …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya highlights role of “social capital” at Rotary Meeting

Installation ceremony of the Rotary Club

Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), on 26 July, 2016 addressed the 40th installation ceremony of the Rotary Club of Ramna (RC Ramna), as the Chief Guest, at the Samson Center, Dhaka Club Ltd. Highlighting the critical role of “social capital” in promoting peace, harmony and …

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South Asian Approach to Sustainable Development Goals


Authors: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Umme Shefa Rezbana Editor: Hari Uprety The article titled “South Asian Approach to Sustainable Development Goals” was published as the cover feature in the first issue of the twelfth volume of the Trade Insight by South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE). The paper seeks …

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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 to productive assets – finance, technology, market intelligence and capacity-building …

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SDGs have hit the ground running, but global environment is not supportive – Debapriya at United Nations Review of SDGs


Speaking at the opening plenary of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF), the top body of the United Nations which monitors the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka said that the good news is that the SDGs …

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