Post-2015 Data Test: country level experiences

As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reach their end date in 2015, there is broad consensus that the development agenda which replaces them has to be universal. Whereas the MDGs applied to developing countries only, the post-2015 development agenda will apply to all countries. To support the implementation and measurement of the post-2015 development goals, a “data revolution” has been called for that will enable governments and policymakers to better track development progress and give citizens the information they need to demand more from their governments and hold them to account..More

New blog series: Southern voices on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Southern Voice initiative has launched a collaborative blog series on the, facilitated by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London. The series will host weekly blogs addressing the post-2015 debate from southern perspectives, drawing on contributions from the Southern Voice network and interested commentators beyond it. The launching blog piece is provided by Andrea Ordóñez for the Southern Voice Initiative and Gina Bergh on behalf of on 1 April 2014. Go to

Research Grant- Phase Two

Southern Voice on Post-MDGs International Development Goals aims to take the rich knowledge available with the think tanks in the Global South and link it to post-2015 global debate development agenda. This involved leveraging the existing research and analysis directly relating to the MDG problematique as well as outputs having indirect implications for the on-going debates on the post-2015. In this connection, Southern Voice researchers were invited to submit research proposals on key issues relating to the ongoing debate on the post-2015 international development agenda. More

Research Grant- Phase One

The main objective of this activity of the Southern Voice was to address the existing knowledge asymmetry in the global development thinking by way of infusing fresh perspectives and insights originating from Southern Think Tanks. The testament of the outcome of this process was published as edited volume of high quality research papers to by reputed publisher. More



Debapriya Bhattacharya emphasises effective global partnership at UN High-level Political Forum

Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) addressed the opening plenary of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) at UN head quarter in New York on Monday, 30 June 2014. Dr Bhattacharya is also the Chair of the Southern Voice on Post-MDGs – a network of 48 think tanks from Latin America, Africa and…

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Debapriya Bhattacharya underscores implementation challenges of post-2015 Int’l Development Framework

CPD Distinguished Fellow Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, also Chair of Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals, made a presentation on “Post-2015 International Development Framework: Challenges of Implementation” at the Seoul Post-2015 Conference: Implementation and Implications. The conference was jointly organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of the Republic of Korea…

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Dr Debapriya speaks at high level meetings during UNGA session

On 22 September 2013 in New York Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair, Southern Voice on Post-MDGs and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) provided closing remarks along with Hon’ble Amina Mohammed, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Post-2015 (UN) and Hungarian Ambassador HE Csaba Kőrösi, Co-Chair of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development…

Southern Voice Overseas Events

(left) Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair, Southern Voice on Post-MDGs and Distinguished Fellow, CPD; H E Mr Jaime Miranda, Foreign Minister of El Salvador; Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, Director on South-South Cooperation, UNEP; Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director, CPD. Photo: Andrea Ordóñez

CPD debates South-South Cooperation at GPEDC Mexico Ministerial on Global Development Cooperation

  The Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals in association with the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka and National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), Delhi held a Focus Session titled ““Locating South-South Cooperation in Emerging Development Cooperation Architecture” on 15 April 2014 at the first High-Level Meeting (HLM) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) in Mexico.


Deconstructing South-South Cooperation: A South Asian Perspective

Dialogue on DECONSTRUCTING SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION A SOUTH ASIAN PERSPECTIVE Amaltas Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi 28 March 2014 initiated by Southern Voice Initiative  organised by National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi in association with Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka