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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

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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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Improve Budgetary Allocations for Quality Education

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Bangladesh has no alternative to improve the quality of education to realise the Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In view of this, increased budgetary allocations and effective recourse mobilisation are essential. These observations emerged from the sharing meeting titled Reaching Education 2030: 7th Five Year Plan and …

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Dr Debapriya Stresses on Internalising SDGs with National Budgets

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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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