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ESCAP Economic and Social Survey 2016 launches in Dhaka

Launching of ESCAP Economic and Social Survey 2016 in Dhaka. Photo/UNIC DhakaDhaka, 28 April 2016: The UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Dhaka and UNRC Office, with support of UNESCAP, launched the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2016 with an event held on 28 April 2016 at IDB Bhaban Conference Room, Dhaka.

With the theme of ‘Nurturing Productivity for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable development’ the launch featured a presentation by Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) highlighting the global and domestic scenario of economic and social situation. Dr Shuvojit Banerjee, Economic Affairs Officer of ESCAP Bangkok presented the salient feature of the survey report in the regional perspectives. Robert D. Watkins, the UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh presided over the launch event and delivered a statement on the survey. Continue reading

Launch of UN ESCAP Economic and Social Survey – 18 April 2013

The formal launch of the ESCAP Economic and Social Survey 2013 in Bangladesh was held, on 18 April, through a press briefing organized by UNIC Dhaka. The launch was attended by the Director-General of BIDS Dr Mustafa K. Mujeri and the former Advisor to the Caretaker Government Dr Mirza Azizul Islam as presenter and discussant, respectively. Anchored by the UNIC Officer-in-Charge Kazi Ali Reza, the programme was chaired by the UN Resident Coordinator Neal Walkker. Continue reading