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The American Centre, Dhaka and COAST Trust are going to organise the launching of the E-book titled “Advancing Sustainable Socio-Economic Development through Education in the Bay of Bengal Region”. The event will be conducted as a soft-launching manner and will be inaugurated by US Alumni’. The event will be held at EMK Centre [Midas Center Building (9th Floor), House#5, Road #27 (old)], Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209 at 5.30-7.00pm. The American Center Dhaka and the Coastal Association for Social Transformation (COAST) Trust signed a cooperative agreement in September 2015 to implement a project entitled “The Bay of Bengal Working Group.”  The main objective…

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International Journal of u- and e- Service, Science and Technology (Vol.9, No. 4 (2016) pp.235-248) published a study on BIMSTEC. The purpose of this study is to explore the trade and investment potential under the ambit of regional cooperation comprising the seven contiguous countries of Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand and Myanmar (BIMSTEC). The study addressed the latest update of BIMSTEC economic cooperation and then explored the economic impact of the regional integration. The potential economic impact of the BIMSTEC economic cooperation as well as BIMSTEC FTA could promote the growth for the region. One of the major…

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Sustainable Development Solution Network has recently published a global report on SDG assessment. The report titled SDG Index & Dashboards provides SDG index of 149 countries. The SDG Index ranks countries regarding their initial status on the 17 SDGs, where “initial” refers to data as close to 2015 as available. According to the report Thailand ranks top (61) and Bangladesh ranks the last (118). Among others Myanmar ranks 117, India 110, Sri Lanka 97, Bhutan 82 and Nepal ranks 103. To get the full report Click Here.

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