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Strong democracy needed to take advantage of regional connectivity: Debapriya Bhattacharya


Published in Dhaka Tribune on Monday, 27 March 2017 Syed Zainul Abedin   Currently, 55% of Bangladesh’s GDP is somehow connected with the global economy and Bhattachariya thinks that is an indication that Bangladesh should focus more on regional cooperation. At a symposium held on Monday, noted economist Debapriya Bhattacharya stressed the importance …

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Southern Voice catalyses debate on role of think tanks in addressing data gaps


Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals (Southern Voice) organised a session at the first-ever UN World Data Forum to explore the significant potentials and possibilities of the think tanks to contribute to addressing the formidable challenges in view of the data revolution in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Private sector gives us the hope to achieve the ambitious SDGs: Dr Debapriya

Third from left, Debapriya Bhattacharya, distinguished fellow of the Centre for Policy Dialogue, speaks at the concluding ceremony of the Asia Pacific Business Forum at the Sonargaon hotel in Dhaka yesterday. Mahbubur Rahman, president of the International Chamber of Commerce Bangladesh, is also seen. Photo: Star

Published in The Daily Star on Friday, 10 February 2017 Pvt sector’s role in implementing SDGs is crucial Speakers tell Asia Pacific Business Forum conf’ce Staff Correspondent The Asia Pacific Business Forum ended in Dhaka yesterday affirming commitment to international cooperation for sustainable and inclusive economic growth. The high-level conference also …

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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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