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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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Improve Budgetary Allocations for Quality Education


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


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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Coherence and Synergies between the IPoA and the 2030 Agenda: Dr Fahmida Khatun


The United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) has launched its annual publication, State of the Least Developed Countries 2016. The report highlights how progress towards graduation from the LDC category has accelerated with 10 LDCs currently …

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এসডিজি বাস্তবায়নে যে কটি দেশ কাজ শুরু করেছে, তার মধ্যে বাংলাদেশ এগিয়ে আছে: তৌফিকুল ইসলাম খান


Published in প্রথম আলো on Wednesday, 7 September 2016  ২০৩০ সালের লক্ষ্য অর্জনের পথ: দারিদ্র্য দূরীকরণ, টেকসই উৎপাদন ও ভোগ নিশ্চিতকরণ গত ১৭ আগস্ট ২০১৬, প্রথম আলো ও ইউএনএফপিএর আয়োজনে ‘২০৩০ সালের লক্ষ্য অর্জনের পথ: দারিদ্র্য দূরীকরণ, টেকসই উৎপাদন ও ভোগ নিশ্চিতকরণ’ শীর্ষক গোলটেবিল বৈঠক অনুষ্ঠিত হয়। অনুষ্ঠানে উপস্থিত আলোচকদের বক্তব্য সংক্ষিপ্ত …

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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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Debapriya Bhattacharya speaks to government officials on how Agenda 2030 is relevant for Bangladesh in the current global context


Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), conducted a lecture session for 21 mid-level government officers at the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) in Savar on 29 March 2016. The theme of his lecture was “MDGs and Beyond 2015: SDGs and Vision 2021”. This was …

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