Seminar Proceedings
Proceesings on National Seminar on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Challenges of Implementation in Bangladesh

A National Seminar on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been organized by the public Policy and Governance (PPG) Program and Center For Policy Dialogue (CPD). Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya , Distinhuished Fellow, CPD Presented Key Note Speech. Designated Discussants of the seminer were Professor M Mahoob Rahman, PhD, Dean School of Business and Economics, NSU, Mr. Monirul Islam, Deputy Chief, General Economic Division (GED) , Planing Comision, GOB; Mr. Asif Ibrahim, Former President, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI).

Proceedings on National Seminar on Accelerating Growth, Empowering Citizens: Perspective from 7th Five Year Plan

Public Policy and Governance (PPG) Program, North South University and Planning Division, Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh jointly organized a National Seminar on Accelerating Growth, Empowering Citizens: Perspectives From 7th Five Year Plan. The Seminar graced by the presence of Government policymakers, Academics, Students of NSU. The National Seminar took place on October 29, 2016, at the Syndicate Hall of North South University.

Four paper has been presented by the officials of different capacity from Planning Division including Profesor Shamsul Alam, Ph.D., Member (Sr. Secretary) GED, Planning Commission, Bangladesh.

Proceeding of Policy Dialogue on Investment Promotion and Industrial Policy of Bangladesh

The School of Business and Economics (SBE), and the Public Policy and Governance (PPG) Program at North South University jointly organized a policy dialogue consisting of a discussion panel of distinguished government policy makers, industrial leaders, and academicians on the topic ‘Promoting Growth: Challenges and Opportunities for Investment Promotion in light of the Industrial Policy of Bangladesh.’ The dialogue took place on February 27, 2016, at the Syndicate Hall of NSU.

The discussion panel included Mr. Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, Secretary to the Ministry of Industries of Bangladesh; Mr. Md. Nojibur Rahman, Chairman, National Board of Revenue (NBR); Mr. Supun Weerasinghe, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Robi Axiata Ltd.; Mr. Abrar A. Anwar, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bangladesh; Ms. Ferdaus Ara Begum, Chief Executive Officer, Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD); and Prof. M. Mahboob Rahman, Dean of the School of Business and Economics at North South University.

Publication of Seminar Proceedings on Gender

PPG Program, in collaboration with Ministry of Women and Children Affairs Bangladesh, organized a day-long national seminar on Gender Policy in Bangladesh: Strategies, Constraints and Challenges on 05 October, 2013. This seminar aimed to raise questions and issues on gender awareness, review the existing gender policies and sensitize the participants with the current policies and programs of the Government of Bangladesh. The PPG Program has published a proceedings on the seminar held on 2013.

Publication of Proceeding of Policy Colloquium

PPG Program organized a Policy Colloquium on ‘Gender and Development’ on Saturday, 29th August 2015 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, Dhaka. This policy colloquium was supported by HEQEP. Ms. Suraiya Begum, ndc, Secretary to Hon’able Prime Minister was present at the Chief Guest and Mr. M. A. Kashem, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, North South University was as the Special Guest. The event was moderated by Professor Salahuddin M. Aminuzzaman, Adviser of the PPG Program of North South University. The colloquium was well attended by invited guests among whom Secretaries, Additional Secretaries, Joint Secretaries, University Professors, AIG and Superintendent of Bangladesh Police, Assistant Country Director of UNDP and other higher level officials of government and non-government organizations were present.