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    Leaving No One Behind: What does it mean for Bangladesh? A question looming large

    Who are being left out from the development outcomes in Bangladesh? Identifying these groups of population is critical as we conceptualise the marginalisation process in the country. The issue has acquired heightened importance as we try to address the concern that “no one will be left behind” in our economic, social and environmental plans and

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    Citizen’s Platform’s Rangpur Dialogue: Weak safety net in high poverty area

    Attainment of the globally adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will critically hinge on the effective decentralisation of the national budget allocations. Backward districts like Rangpur will require a district budget for bringing people into the development mainstream and improve their life and livelihoods, and the regional status of socio-economic indicators. This was emphasised in a

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    Strengthen Local Government Initiatives for Sustainable Cities

    Importance of good governance is known to all, but we also need to aware ourselves on the roles that we can play as active citizens, says Mr A J M Nasiruddin, Honourable Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation at a Dialogue on “The New Global Development Agenda: Peace and Security, Human Rights and Governance,” organised by

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    Good Governance needs awareness, capacity and commitment: Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya

    In line with the UN Agenda for the Sustainable Development Goals 2030, a particular focus will have to be kept on Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. In the past few years, Bangladesh government has

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