Southern Voice Alert 1: February 2013

  • Dr. Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair of Southern Voice on Post-MDGs was on an outreach mission to London, New York and Washington DC to disseminate the network’s document “First Approximations on Post-MDG International Development Goals” among the key players in the post-2015 processes. The other purpose of the mission was to understand the space available for the network’s strategic engagements in post-2015 global processes.

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o    London , 14-15 February, 2013,

Dr. Deb was the key speaker at the Roundtable Meeting organized by ODI in London which was attended by a number of individual experts and members of ODI.  He also met Dr. Michael Anderson, Director General for Policy and Global Issues, DFiD and Dr. Mohammed Razzaque, Economic Adviser, Economic Affairs Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, London among other eminent professionals.

o    New York, 18-19 February, 2013

Dr. Deb was the key speaker at a Policy Dialogue organized by UN Foundation, chaired by Minh-Thu Pham, Director of Public Policy, UN Foundation in New York. He also met with Dr. Homi Kharas the Lead Author/Executive Secretary of the United Nations High Level Panel (HLP) as well as the key advisors to various members of the HLP. Dr. Deb also called on the USG H E Gyan Acharya, UN-OHRLLS.

o    Washington DC, 20 February, 2013

Dr. Deb addressed as a key speaker a Roundtable Meeting organized by CGD, chaired by Kim Elliott, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development (CGD) in Washington DC. He also had meetings with Members of High Level Panel on Post-MDDs, Bangladesh Desk Officials of US Department of State, Director and members of Office of Policy, USAID Policy Department.

  • New Delhi, 19 February, 2013

Dr. Shekhar Shah, DirectorGeneral, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), India has had a meeting with Dr. Michael Anderson, Director General for Policy and Global Issues, DFID. In that meeting they discussed about agenda setting EGM of the Southern Voice (SV) held in Dhaka, on 10-13 January, 2013.


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