SANEM-North America Discussion Forum 2017

“South Asia at a Development Cross-roads”

June 12, 2017, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA.

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Last Updated on June 6, 2017

09:00am Registration
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  • Dr. Selim Raihan, Executive Director, SANEM and Professor of Economics, Dhaka University problemfgfdgdfg probleiuiuhpdf
  • Dr. Martin Rama, World Bank, Washington, DC
09:30am-11:00am Session 1: Challenges of growth acceleration and growth maintenance in South Asia
Moderator: Dr. Selim Raihan, Executive Director, SANEM problemghgfhprobleiuiuhpdfxccdsfdsfsdfsdfsdfsdwrtrtertretdgdgdfgdfgdfgfgdfg
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11:00am-11:15am Tea break
11:15am-12:45pm Session 2: Emerging challenges of regional integration in South Asia
Moderator: Mr. Richard M. Rossow, Wadhwani Chair in U.S. India Policy Studies, The Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC
Trigger presentation: Dr. Martin Rama, World Bank, Washington, DC
12:45pm-01:45pm Lunch break
01:45pm-03:15pm Session 3: Are South Asian countries ready to meet the targets of SDGs by 2030?
Moderator: Dr. Abdullah Shibli, International Sustainable Development Institute (ISDI), Boston, MAproblemfgdfgdfgd probleiuiuhphgh
Trigger presentation: Dr. Selim Raihan, Executive Director, SANEM
  • Ms. Maria Qureshi, Consultant, World Bank
  • Dr. Abu Eusuf, Professor, Development Studies, Dhaka University
  • Mr. Fazle Rabbani, World Bank, Washington, DC
03:15pm -03:30pm Tea break
03:30pm-05:00pm Session 4: Making the best use of demographic dividend in South Asia (a SAESM session)
Moderator: Dr. Martin Rama, World Bank, Washington, DC problem probleiuiuhhdghgfhfghfghgfhfghfghiuiuhprobleiuiuhprobleiuiuh
Trigger presentation: Dr. Ipshita Pal, Columbia University
05:00pm Closing


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