Bangladesh: Out of Fragility?

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 - 2:00 pm
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Registration is required. Seating is limited and priority will be given to registered participants. Light snacks will be served.
 

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the Fragile States Research Network (FSRN) School of International Development and Global Studies (SIDGS)

Since attaining its independence in 1971, Bangladesh’s experience has been characterized by the significant progress of state-building and human development.  Yet recurring natural disasters and governance crises explain why Bangladesh still ranks fairly high on the Failed States Index. This session will explore the paradox of Bangladesh’s development progress and enduring fragility, the prospects for the future as well as opportunities for appropriate international cooperation, including with Canada.
Speakers: NIPA BANERJEE, Professor at the School of International Development and Global Studies (SIDGS), SYED SAJJADUR RAHMAN, Professor at the School of International Development and Global Studies (SIDGS), YIAGADEESEN (TEDDY) SAMY, Professor at The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) of Carleton University, SHISHIR SHAHNAWAZ , Professor at the School of International Development and Global Studies (SIDGS), ANN WESTON, Director of the Special Initiatives Division at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).